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Innis & Gunn Scottish Porter - Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn Scottish Porter

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Segelstrom on 10-13-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

Thejoe1027, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Slats89, Jan 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

DamnYankeeHeadHunter, Jun 26, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +21.2%

drwatson32, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Reaudribion, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

addiwilliams, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

ESimmons, Oct 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Soomars, Nov 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

cavemanlawyer1999, Feb 25, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Clear brown with a large bubble head that dissipates quick leaving behind no lacing.

S- Very sweet with vanilla, oak, whiskey, and caramel notes.

T- Sweet, spicy, vanilla, caramel, and whiskey burn.

M- Medium bodied with low carbonation.

O- A very tastey beer with a unique character.

y2jrock60, Jan 28, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My long review was lost after I added it. Shorter version: single finger head, excellent lacing, deep amber body. Aroma of molasses oak caramel, mint, earthy hops. Flavor is similar but less sweet more earthy also with caramel, oak, molasses. Medium body moderate carbonation. Complex and flavorful.

kylehay2004, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

grahuba, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Dougwillhike, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

DarrenBrule, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

dsegel, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

DudMan, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: clear, dark ruby red liquid topped with a bumpy, messy, dense tuft of coffee-creme colored foam... the head falls down within a couple minutes, little lacing

S: initial unmistakable I&G profile... bold fresh oak grain, perfume of vanilla-creme coated malted chocolate, and potent undercurrent of dry cherry/currant liqueur... tiny hint of cigar in the far background

T: up front - husks of chocolate malt, vanilla-soaked coffee beans... delicate essence of coffee roast on top midway... understated rush of very dry dried cherry with a kiss of tobacco in the finish... hardly sweet and only mildly bitter (tannic)

M: light-medium-bodied... super soft with a warm, sanded-smooth tannic chaser... mellow, dry finish with a faint warmth

O: not too different from their other beers - flavorful, dry, easy drinking, maybe a bit drier - the roasted elements, though subtle, do make this stand out among the rest... of the 4 I've now had, they seem to shine most at the extremes of color - the lightest (original) and darkest (bourbon stout) have been the best and relatively most distinctive... let's see if that trend continues the more I try

Bouleboubier, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

JamesBondGA, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Chevelle66, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

MarkyMOD, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

paulgarrison, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of ThisLadyLovesBeer
3.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A = Deep red brown, short-lived soapy head, with very slight lacing.

S = This one I smell bourbon whiskey, and some "burnt sugar" courtesy of the "molasses added." I like it.

T = I definitely taste the burnt sugar/whiskey. It is full-bodied, but doesn't leave a nasty aftertaste.

M = Medium bodied, lightly carbonated. The "molasses added" suggests syrupiness, but it really isn't.

O = I really like this porter, but because of the molasses and 7.4% alcohol, it wouldn't be a regular for me. I think it would food pair nicely with baby back ribs smothered in a sweet barbecue sauce, cole slaw, and a baked potato and/or corn on the cob. Enjoy!

ThisLadyLovesBeer, Feb 14, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn flute.

a; Clear copper-ruby with an inch tall offwhite head which receded quickly to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s; Caramel malt with a kind of floral/burnt sugar tinge.

t: Tangy caramel and dark fruit. Later the oak cask aging pops out.

m; Medium, carbonation tingles the tongue.

o: A unique brew with a lot of flavor. I prefer their plain rum cask aged, but this is a good winter/holiday seasonal.

scotorum, Jan 28, 2014
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Innis & Gunn Scottish Porter from Innis & Gunn
80 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.