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Innis & Gunn Bourbon Stout - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
84
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163 Ratings
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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.59%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: biboergosum on 10-19-2013

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Photo of Bandi
3.61/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of metter98
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear and very dark red in color (black when viewed from afar) with a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface, a collar around the edge, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of sweet malts are present in the nose along with some hints of vanilla.
T: Like the smell, the taste is a little sweet and has some hints of vanilla from the bourbon oak chip aging.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is a lot different compared to American bourbon barrel aged counterparts as it doesn't have as strong of a bourbon taste and is instead sweet.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of Noxious26
3.19/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ljc973
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DannyDaBeerMan34
2.28/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Nicely Package and that's about where it ends. Draws no comparisons to other BA stouts offered. Really disappointed

Photo of TimErickson
3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Tim725
3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dllman25
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GlendonTT
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.91/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TP_43
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of ryanmcd
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenBull3030
3.83/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of atone315
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of markdrinksbeer
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of sonic4482
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of MDHopster
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer that introduced me to Innes & Gunn. Black appearance but actually deep mahoghany with red hues when backlit with a lasting but frothy tan head, leaves some lacing on glass. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, and charred oak. Tastes of malt and chocolate with lingering bourbon flavor. Mouth feel has slight carbonation bite but not heavily carbonated., not as smooth as many stouts.

Photo of JimmyVortex
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

Photo of MaineBrewing
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - poured an apparent dark brown with gave way to pure ruby when held to a decent source of light. The head was about one finger light tan with a mix of fine a large bubbles.

S - the smell is very sweet, sweet candy sugar and malt, heavy toffee, lots of vanilla and rum. Aroma seems to be a prelude to a overly sweet cloying beer.

T - the taste is very complex, tons of sweet malt, but not as sweet as the aroma. There certainly is a candied flavor, but it is still enjoyable. What I love most is the smokey almost peaty notes I'm picking up, finish is nice and smokey, with a good balance of hop bitterness.

M - the feel is a little weak for a BBA stout, but on par for the abv though, ample carbonation. Finish Is mid sweet, not to bad and balanced well with the bitter hops.

O - overall an interesting beer. It is certainly a reprieve from most stouts, on the sweeter side but not offensively cloying. The smokey character makes it stands out and is really enjoyable. I'd drink it again but not more then one in a sitting.

Photo of RedAleMan
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of GTJayG
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of rdilauro
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Across the board, an even 4. Right from the start, this one was pure. A nice golden, amber, almost rich oak in color. The bourbon aroma came right through from the start. The initial taste had a little alcohol present, yet this was very smooth. A big mouthful, bigger than other Innis & Gunn's I've tried.
The aftertaste end as beer began.. Smooth with a presence of bourbon, just enough to let you know it was there.

Photo of MaltLickyWithTheCandy
2.7/5  rDev -27.4%

Disappointing beverage.
Had an overly sweet caramel taste, and got a faint metallic smell when i poured it, like the smell of an oily coin. The beer itself tasted ok. However, the weird smell, and sweetness makes this a not so good beer.

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Innis & Gunn Bourbon Stout from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.