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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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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 5
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 10-17-2013

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Photo of fionn13
1.5/5  rDev -56.3%

Photo of tuka
1.83/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sour lemon cough drop; drain pour.

Photo of ricp215
2/5  rDev -41.7%

No aroma
No Hoppy flavor
Could have been drinking bud light

Photo of WVbeergeek
2.04/5  rDev -40.5%
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.

Photo of dertyd
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of hophugger
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

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..

Photo of ThirstyDutchman
2.36/5  rDev -31.2%

Photo of Zacemy
2.44/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not one of my favorites. With so many choices, there are much better brews.

Photo of Cook82
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Amehring
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of BrettMRogers
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of jmdr
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Derek
2.54/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

I don't know why I keep trying their products?

Photo of VeganUndead
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of ShanePB
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of sendbeer
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of Thedrizzle
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of KJ2013
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of jfcaa193
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of titvs
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 14A. English IPA). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L4148 19:50. AROMA: medium-low hop aromas of floral and citrusy character. mild sweet malt background and some wood barrel. APPEARANCE: pale golden color and translucent. Thin white head with poor retention. TASTE: mild floral hop flavours with a very faint malty background. background shows a mild oak barrel flavour. medium-high bitterness that lingers into a almost dry aftertaste. PALATE: medium-light body with medium carbonation. OVERALL: a supposed barrel aged IPA that needs more assertive "aged" notes.

Photo of Howlader
2.8/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of rdilauro
2.87/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

very very light... Not much to this beer at all. The idea of a toasted Oak IPA intrigued me

Photo of KornWallace
2.87/5  rDev -16.3%
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

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Beejay
3/5  rDev -12.5%

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.

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Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA from Innis & Gunn
78 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.