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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
79
okay

96 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 10-17-2013)
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fionn13

Ireland

1.5/5  rDev -56.4%

06-08-2014 15:19:17 | More by fionn13
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

1.95/5  rDev -43.3%

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.

04-25-2014 22:45:32 | More by WVbeergeek
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dertyd

California

2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

06-24-2014 19:59:15 | More by dertyd
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Cook82

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

07-28-2014 01:04:36 | More by Cook82
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Amehring


2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

06-26-2014 10:20:13 | More by Amehring
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jmdr

Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

08-25-2014 01:38:18 | More by jmdr
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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

04-24-2014 03:32:07 | More by VeganUndead
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

06-05-2014 12:30:05 | More by ShanePB
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

05-14-2014 17:30:56 | More by sendbeer
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Thedrizzle

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

08-10-2014 02:46:51 | More by Thedrizzle
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

08-21-2014 14:42:12 | More by KJ2013
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

07-28-2014 01:33:13 | More by jfcaa193
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

2.8/5  rDev -18.6%

08-30-2014 04:20:49 | More by Howlader
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KornWallace

New York

2.86/5  rDev -16.9%

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

03-19-2014 22:14:35 | More by KornWallace
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.8%

04-18-2014 23:35:41 | More by acurtis
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -12.8%

07-10-2014 03:41:39 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3/5  rDev -12.8%

08-10-2014 14:13:19 | More by nyyfanatic213
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -12.8%

11-27-2013 20:08:37 | More by windypete
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BHansen214

Michigan

3/5  rDev -12.8%

07-13-2014 20:46:15 | More by BHansen214
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JHendu

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

06-13-2014 19:54:22 | More by JHendu
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev -11.9%

Interesting beer concepts, but usually lacking a bit on deliciousness. At least they're using brown bottles now.

Pours a light fizzy fluffy 1/2 finger head that fades at a med pace, decent spotty lacing, very clear honey golden color.

Nose has that similar tannic slight chemically like note as many of their beers do, well chemically is more like cooked vegetables and herbal mushroomy rotting grass like hops, herbal earthy vegetal U.K. style bad hops, with that tannic oak flesh and some toasted wood almost like a pallet and not oak chips/cubes. Mild fruity hop note as well..

Taste brings a light sweet almost skunky like base beer, a little molasses and raw sugar malt extract, semi sweet too, with some straight raw molasses flavors, and fair malty characters. Then hops, earthy herbal vegetal U.K. hops again, cooked straw and grass, fair bitterness and some phenolic like almost tannic hops, but obvious tannic wood and raw wood again, and a little mushroomy earthy slight pine note to the hops as well. Finish is a little sticky sweet but somewhat dry, more earthy piney mushroomy forest floor hops, with a little vegetal note, and fermented grass.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb, hint syrupy and gritty.

Overall not very good, I could see IPA as it's more original U.K. style IPA like, but hops are quite bleh, not the kind I like at all, and the wood is a little tannic and not so tasty, and even the malts are like raw molasses and also not so tasty. Nothing really much about this beer I like. They always seem to have interesting ideas and concepts, but either just use the wrong ingredients, or fail to deliver on it.

05-28-2014 01:55:22 | More by jlindros
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-02-2014 00:50:10 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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silamikanico


3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-10-2014 09:40:16 | More by silamikanico
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leinie13

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

05-11-2014 02:19:56 | More by leinie13
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-30-2014 14:19:00 | More by erialbill
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Innis & Gunn Toasted Oak IPA from Innis & Gunn
79 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.