ruuurd (280) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2017 gwpom (298) - Akron, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ok, this one didn’t come in the box... in fact, was a B1G1 at Consumers, but hey, I’m always looking for a bargain, so I grabbed 4 bottles, knowing it was a deal. I was just a tad bit disappointed with the first bottle. The flavor was nice, the pour was dark... I just, I don’t know... expected more. Maybe I’ve been drinking too many heavier Belgians... this just seemed kind of lacking. But I really think that’s just where my palate is right now and not the quality of the beer. I look forward to enjoying the rest of my bargain.
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2017 Again a really nice beer from this brewery. I can taste the oak of the cask and the rum gives a nice aftertaste. wilde_joost59 (220) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2017
Bottle at home, bought at Lidl. Deep amber coler, beige head. I like the taste, but is only because the bottle and the name mentioned "rum", I think I taste this in the aftertaste. Good beer. IrishBoy (4224) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 17, 2017
330ml bottle. Nose is rum, caramel, and vanilla. Clear rusty red with a medium lightly lacing off white head. Flavor is lightly sweet, malty, rum, and a hint of background bitterness. Actually quite tasty. prawlie (1633) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2017
Bottle at Glasgow Airport Wetherspoons. Light, oaky, hints of cask, pleasant, with vinious notes. A pleasant and decent ale, but only hinting at the depth and complexity this brewer can manage. tricksta_p (4879) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2017
Bottle from a local Lidl. As "Innis & Gunn Rum Finish" at 6.8% abv. Aroma is sweet malt, oak, vanilla, caramel toffee, butterscotch, a little rum. Flavour is sweet with barely any bitterness. Body is medium. Decent.
Gangstergafje (1184) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2017
15-09-2017; bottle; at home (bought at Saveur Bière, as part of their September discovery box).
The looks of the beer are very nice. The beer is quite dark. The color is a dark amber, or a nice coper reddish brown. The beer is crystal clear. On top of the beer a nice layer of soft slightly off-white foam is formed. Foam retention is average. After a while a nice drape is left.
The smell of the beer is very nice. It is special. There is a nice malty aroma, with some bitter hops. It is hard to distinct those aromas, since there is a lovely strong oaky rum aroma. This aroma is very good. It is a lovely spicy and sweet rum aroma, with a touch of cinnamon in it and some chocolate. There is also a lovely oaky aroma there. It is lovely, very spicy and unique. Good work.
The taste of the beer is also very nice. It has the same features as the smell. There are nice flavours of sweet malts, oakwood, spicy rum, hints of cinnamon and chocolate and also a nice bitter hoppy touch. I like it. It is rich and well balanced.
The palate of the beer is nice. There is a nice medium body, slightly sticky texture and also a nice high carbonation. The finish contains a nice dry bitterness of spicy rum and hops. There is also a nice alcohol touch. I like it. It is a really nice beer. Nice flavours with a nice twist from the rum, well done. I like it.
17Beer (386) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 12, 2017
330 ml bottle. Sweet smells of rum or sherry. Pours a gold brown with a thin white head. Very sweet tastes of toffee and malt. A short finish with low cabonation and almost no lacing. Interesting and balanced beer but not my favorite. biilz (123) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2017
Пиво со вкусом рома. Думаю что надо пить если тебе больше 40 лет. В противном случае вас ждет довольно мерзкое газированное нечто. haukur (2052) - Kópavogur, ICELAND - SEP 6, 2017
Dark orange with small film of an head. Slight toast and oak notes in the aroma. Huge malt presence. Slightly sweet on the tongue. There are some strange notes I cant quite figure out. Little messy instead of complex. mygeekway (194) - Grodków, POLAND - SEP 2, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2017 Pachnie niezbyt intensywnie wanilia i drewno. w,smaku słodki ulepek z waniliowo rumowym finiszem. Nie. powala niczym ale też nie straszy