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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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BA SCORE
81
good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Segelstrom on 10-13-2013)
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GinsuDave

Michigan

2/5  rDev -43.5%

11-08-2013 02:58:52 | More by GinsuDave
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basickness

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

06-30-2014 22:31:35 | More by basickness
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

2.54/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Looks more like a barleywine than a porter dark crimson ruby brown appearance, light khaki tan head forms fine lacing down the sides of my glass. Aroma has sweet brown sugar, glazed apple, a hint of spice, alcohol and oak barrel aging effects. The first sip is cloying all day, alcohol burn at only 7.4% that's just sad with a watery beer supposedly aged on oak to "unlock the flavor". These guys are brewing half ass beer, so far nothing I've had from them have been nearly acceptable to call this base beer a porter is sacrilege. There's no rounded sweetness this is really harsh on the palate flavor and mouthfeel, watery texture with these big oak character with alcohol levels that are unrelenting for such a modest abv, just unbalanced. Overall a no go for me, it's going to make picking out another Innis and Gunn to try that much harder.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 15:34:47 | More by WVbeergeek
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.63/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a half finger of head on a clear brown colored body.
The aroma smells like caramel candy. That's it.
The taste is caramel sweet overall with some bitter metallic notes in the middle. It's not particularly pleasing.
The texture is thin with moderate carbonation.
I did not enjoy this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 02:43:40 | More by Fatehunter
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

01-01-2014 19:06:14 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Thullin187

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

12-15-2013 11:50:14 | More by Thullin187
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.84/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

11.2 ounce bottle - $3.49 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a deep, dark amber-brown body, good clarity, with a thin, off-white head.

Smell: Lightly sweetish, with a noted oakiness. A little chocolate, vanilla. Fruit, too. A bit of the added molasses, too.

Taste: Heavy toast and sweet, shaved chocolate. Light roastiness developing, as is a little earthiness. Oaken quality hits the palate quickly, delivering a firm woodiness before the vanilla can really come about. Flash of fruitiness adhering to a vague rum vibe. Steadily drying until the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: I was not particularly keen on it. I was really just hoping for something passable, but, no.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 05:02:24 | More by ChainGangGuy
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev -15.3%

01-05-2014 08:21:43 | More by dertyd
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-11-2014 00:51:41 | More by rjm0715
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mmink27

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-20-2013 17:09:09 | More by mmink27
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MO5290

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-21-2013 21:26:13 | More by MO5290
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rickcrip76

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-18-2014 20:14:44 | More by rickcrip76
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-23-2013 19:26:52 | More by michaelfcasey
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npendres

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-30-2013 01:25:13 | More by npendres
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-14-2013 19:37:44 | More by djrn2
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-01-2013 03:39:29 | More by NYR_Rob
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3.05/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a mixed six of Innis and Gunn beers that included this one. Weak appearance, thin with very little head. Smell, however, was very interesting and had me wondering about flavor. Downer, not good at all. My Scottish heritage had me very disappointed in this beer. Will not have again. Gonna grab the Skull Splitter I have in the fridge next to feel better about the homeland.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 00:51:13 | More by JamieDuncan
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hosehead83

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from an 11.2 oz. clear bottle into a standard pint glass.
Deep copper/ruby in color, with a thick head of off-white foam.
Aroma-a bit of skunkiness(due to clear bottle perhaps) sweet toasted malt.
Taste-Oakey, sweet, toasted malt, some vanilla notes, warming alcohol in the finish. Rather smooth, interesting flavor.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 17:16:33 | More by hosehead83
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.24/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From the 330 ml. bottle. Sampled on November 15, 2013.

It has a mahogany brown to dark amber pour with a head that lasts for a second and completely dissolves and relatively good clarity.

The nose has some chocolate malts and the oak barrel mustiness with a little vanilla thrown in, molasses, and bread. Once I figure out it was molasses I found it to be a bit more acceptable.

The body is less than medium.

The taste has a lightly roasted malt character but it is more overwhelmed by the vanilla or molasses. The alcohol could be better integrated because it had a slight boozy feel. No smoke like I like in Porters.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 00:36:25 | More by puboflyons
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-16-2014 23:34:21 | More by acurtis
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-08-2013 00:05:12 | More by DMarlinJ
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russwilliam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-06-2014 02:10:41 | More by russwilliam
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hAle2theWort

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-21-2014 15:41:08 | More by hAle2theWort
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Carpentiere

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-23-2013 21:46:41 | More by Carpentiere
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-28-2013 00:39:57 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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Innis & Gunn Scottish Porter from Innis & Gunn
81 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.