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Innis & Gunn Bourbon Stout - Innis & Gunn

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172 Ratings
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 6
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: biboergosum on 10-19-2013

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I found this to be a really well done bourbon oak-aged stout. Glad I had the chance to try this one.

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After sampling the excellent Original and then the curiously subdued Rum Cask version, I finished off the holiday gift pack with this - a return to the silky-smooth, flavor burst of vanilla and fresh-cut oak staves.

Used-motor-oil sooty-red in color with an open foam structure that doesn't support head retention, poured into a snifter, the aforementioned redolent vanilla and a soft syrupy roasted malt aroma burst forth quite invitingly. These and the oak radiate with exceeding-moderate intensity, with esters well-developed but in check on the edges and a surprising yet mellow earthy hop flavor and bitterness to balance, yet nearly entirely absent of any unmistakable bourbon character.

With a lovely fullish, viscous yet vanishing texture, the beer overall caught me off-guard with just how moreish and enjoyable it was. In hindsight, I can say I am relieved that this wasn't a bourbon-bomb - not even close. This is yet another satisfying, uniquely distinctive ale from Innis & Gunn and, after sampling this entire set, I am sold on trying more of their products. Their beers have a refined, characteristic British taste to them - which is right up my alley.

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Innis & Gunn Bourbon Stout from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.