phaleslu (10274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Draft at the Yellow Springs Street Fest Craft Beer Garden, served in a plastic cup. Really weird offering; other options were a few Abita, some Crispin ciders. Not sure how they came up with this lineup. Anyway, this one pours a mostly clear, rich amber color with a small off-white head that lasts for a while after an initial fizz. Notes of toffee, brown sugar, toasted nuts, and vanilla, though it all seems a bit restrained in the flavor, which has an unfortunate watered down, slightly earthy quality that saps the energy rather than balances the beer. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation. A bit disappointing. Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
Pours a clear deep red with a small. All white ring. Aroma of rich caramel, creamy pudding, baked apples, pears, vanilla and oak. Taste is biscuit, caramelized fruits like pear and apple with cinnamon spice like spiced rum. Also a bit of oak and lychee on the finish from the hop bitterness. Excellent oak aged Scottish export ale. Patrickctenchi (6592) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Pours deep red with a short, off-white head.
Caramel malt, oak, dark rum aroma.
Taste is cola, rum, pepper....toffee.
Very nice spicy rum tingle.
Sweet, with a very slight alcohol presence.
Very good. Radek Kliber (7363) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 13, 2013
Where and how: Virginia Beach bottle 355 ml JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Aroma fairly string Rum cask feel , straight with solid cask play.
Top: creamy off white lighter top, some lace shown.
Base: light brown
Palate : medium bodied.
Taste: frontal oak, hinted cola , classic feel to it. Solid malts behind. This is one of better Innis brews.
Thanks, Kevin! Clear glass, eh? Weird, but it doesn’t seem to have effected the beer too much. Nice copper pour with tawny bits poking through here and there. Medium carbonation, gone quickly but not without leaving sticky lacing. Nice decadent nose of soaked oak, vanilla, and piquant fruit. Sweet malty brew benefits from this, and as I had this on a relatively chilly evening it went over well. Not the most complex brew but a fine toffee vehicle.
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from drowland, I guess. Orange pour with a small tan head. Aroma is booze, wood, and raisins. Taste is booze, cinnamon, vanilla, and toast. cwsample (164) - Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from Fratto. Clear caramel color. Smells and tastes of alcohol, butter, and pumpkin? Odd. Cavie (4718) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from drowland. Pours a clear orange color with light head. Aroma is highly spiced, alcohol burn, woody and oak. Rum. Flavor is rum, woody, sweet, spicy and interesting. Hmm.
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Pours a brown colour, taste is of toffee, malts, xmas pudding, but no rum, strong tasting and well rounded AirForceHops (7243) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2013
12 oz. bottle from the Beer Store, Nashua, NH. Pours clear copper with creamy, bubbles of white head. Nose is indeed spiced rum. Starts off with oak, butterscotch and vanilla upfront turning to water downed rum in the finish. To me it tastes like if you let a few ice cubes melt in a half glass of Bacardi. I do like rum but this really isn’t my thing.