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Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA - Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPAInnis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA

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BA SCORE
77
okay

124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 15.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 10-17-2013)
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Ratings: 124 | Reviews: 34 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.5/5  rDev -56.1%

fionn13, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
1.95/5  rDev -43%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Pale copper completely filtered sad looking IPA actually, fine speckled bright white head speckled even lacing. Aroma hints of oak barrel aging, a bit of booze, charred oak, and fruit character going on. Flavors are bland watery bitterness with the oak barrel notes giving me hints of dirty socks aged on hop water and oak chips, it's just a sad experience overall. On the plus side I was excited to see this beer in a brown bottle, but the flavor is terrible I literally can't finish it there are no redeeming qualities to give the beer credit for a watery cluster of muddled hops and oak chips and faint booziness. Mouthfeel is thin higher than normal carbonation, the hops here may ruin someone who could potentially become a hophead. Overall, I'm pretty much done getting burnt by Innis & Gunn, pretty much mediocre to terrible across the board.

WVbeergeek, Apr 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -41.5%

No aroma
No Hoppy flavor
Could have been drinking bud light

ricp215, Sep 22, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

dertyd, Jun 24, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

Quote from the back of the bottle "This IPA's intense hop character............add hops 3 times during brewing...", Not even close, this was a sweet, woody mess, no hops, flat citrus and should be ashamed to call itself an IPA, no matter where it is made..

hophugger, Oct 15, 2014
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2.36/5  rDev -31%

ThirstyDutchman, Sep 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Cook82, Jul 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Amehring, Jun 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

jmdr, Aug 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

VeganUndead, Apr 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

ShanePB, Jun 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

sendbeer, May 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

Thedrizzle, Aug 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

KJ2013, Aug 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

jfcaa193, Jul 28, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -18.1%

Howlader, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of KornWallace
2.86/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Date: 3/19/14
Location: Hops and Hocks
Draught/Bottle:12oz Bottle
Glassware: Delirium Tremens Tulip
Appearance: Pours with nearly no head and very little carbonation. Very bright and opaque.
Aromatics: Lots of oak. Some fruit, oranges not much else. Some light hoping but not what I would expect from an IPA.
Flavor: Oak and carbonation on the tongue. Again a light amount of hops and some malts come into the flavoring. But nothing special really.
Finish: The carbonation lingers a while not much of anything else remains.
Notes: Dated Feb 15

KornWallace, Mar 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

acurtis, Apr 19, 2014
Photo of Beejay
3/5  rDev -12.3%

A: A light rose amber color. Some nice white head on the top, but it caves in fairly quickly.

S: Hop aroma with orange peel and apricot. Lots of fruit in this, as well as some caramel, there is almost something lager like in this.

T: Citrus hops, and some floral notes. Lemony, with some light toasted notes.

M: Light in body, with plenty of carbonation.

O: Overall it is fairly tasty, decent hop flavor, but I wish there was a little more oak to it. I think it would do well from a cask.

Beejay, Sep 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

russwilliam, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

bigbluebeerguy, Jul 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

nyyfanatic213, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

windypete, Nov 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

WillemB, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

BHansen214, Jul 13, 2014
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Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA from Innis & Gunn
77 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.