RATINGS: 1165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally brewed at Belhaven for Innis & Gunn. Production moved to Wellpark - date unknown.
NOTE: This is the same beer as the Oak Aged Beer Rum Finish. According to Innis & Gunn "they are the same beer, the process changed slightly so we changed the name. But the recipe is the same."

Has also been seen at 6.8% (Rum Aged)
Ingredients: Golden Promise and Crystal malt; Phoenix hops.
We are delighted to present this unique limited bottling of Innis & Gunn finished in oak barrels which previously contained navy rum. Maturation in special oak barrels imparts Navy rums with the sweet, spicy character for which they are renowned. We have long wondered what flavours might be imparted to our beer by finishing it in these same barrels and earlier this year we decided to find out. We brewed a special batch of Innis & Gunn beer and matured it in oak for 60 days. Every single drop spent half of that time in American oak barrels before being refilled into selected navy rum barrels to finish the lengthy maturation. Once the beer had absorbed the unique character the barrels were emptied, the beer blended and then maturation continued for a further 47 days until all of the flavours had married together and mellowed. We think the result is absolutely delicious!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (20548) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle at the White Horse - Parsons Green. Pours clear ruby with a creamy, tan head. The nose has simple ripe berries, caramel, vanilla. Medium to big sweet flavour, faintly medicinal, with bready malts, jammy berries, some smoke. Medium bodied with fine to average carboantion. Sweet finish with delicate peaty notes, more ripe berries, raisins, caramel, bread. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (20221) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 20, 2007
Bottle at Bishops Arms, Malm
Beautiful dark amber color. Nice mix of caramel, vanilla and rum aroma. Medium body, some sweet malt flavor, and a quite evident Bourbon-Rum touch. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (19349) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2011
Clear dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rum. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 200711

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (19192) - PCastle, GERMANY - APR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergiet sich ein dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht rstmalzig, dunkle Frchte, wrzig, holzig. Geschmack nach dunklen reifen Frchten, malzig s, leicht wrzig, holzig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18841) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2008
(Bottle, thanks to larsniclas) Amber color, offwhite head. Sweetish oak aroma, sugary, fruity and of course with some rum. Oak flavor, rum, sweetish, vanilla and coconut, milky notes. Quite malty finish. Different but not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17997) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2009
33cl bottle from Sainsbury. well this should be interesting. I dont like Innis and Gunn beers and I dont like rum too much either. Mind you, it is a good looking beer, a kind of a mead, reddish gold clear hue. Aroma isnt bad either with some rum, some whisky and an unexpected smooth toastiness. Good toffeee and caramel too. So a pretty good start. And then I drank it and everything went just so wrong. It doesnt help that the underlying beer has been filtered and pasteurised to death. In fact the rum over the top is the only thing that is keeping this thing going. Makes it sweeter than its other woody brothers. Its not so bad once you downgrade your tastebuds and the sweetish rum does save it some. Its kind of alright. And it I wanted something bizarre to tempt a spirit drinker to beer I might give them this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (17968) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011
Bottle from Systembolaget. Huge head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste wood, caramel, sugar, malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (17059) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2008
Clear ruby color, small vanishing brownish head. Strong aroma is a mix of toffee (even butterscotch or vanilla fudge) and rum. Woody, nutty flavor - toffee and rum are also here. Fizzy carbonation in the start, but then a bit empty, hard mouthfeel. This is more a gimmick than really good one. Very similar to Island Cask - just whiskey is replaced by rum. Their "base beer" Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Beer is just not good enough to make these barrel aged brews excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16879) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle. Its a clear, light brown to amber beer topped by a dense, off-white to light beige head. Butterscotch, candy, caramel and a roasted touch in the aroma. Pleasant, although a bit high levels of carbonation, full body, rather sweetish, and with caramel and some roasted notes. Caramel and toffee in the end, with some warming notes. Dries up a bit in the end, where theres also some bitterness. A decent one, but as the other Innis & Gunn beers, theres lots of butterscotch. 120915
Earlier Rating: 10/2/2010 Total Score: 3.8
Bottle. It pours a clear, chestnut color, with lively carbonation forming a finger-thick beige head that stays. The aroma is quite vinous, with berries, dark dried fruits and some booze. A little oaky vanilla touch and a whiff of spices also shows up. Slightly toffee-ish as it warms. Its full-bodied, smooth and slightly warming on the palate, finishing with a pleasant bitterness and blue plums and prunes. The initial flavor has quite a lot of dried fruits and prunes, but is very light on oak and spices. Some brown sugar and toffee blends in, but are left in the background. Damn, Im not normally an Innis & Gunn guy, but this one is both complex and tasteful. Nice! 101002

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (16598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours a deep dark brown with an amber hue and a small beige head. Nose brings out English malts, dry bready caramel, and very subtle rum notes. Flavour is along the same lines, very subtle and smooth, with notes of toffee, vanilla, cocoa and bready malts -- not really much rum, but the subtleties are really nice. This is much better than I expected. Rather quite nice really.

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