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Innis & Gunn Lager Beer - Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Lager BeerInnis & Gunn Lager Beer

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BA SCORE
76
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63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 16.15%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 11-27-2013)
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3.34/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.49/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.08/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Pours a light amber with light carbonation and a light white head that quickly settles into a thin film leaving little lacing behind, Aromas are of vanilla, cereal in milk, and light biscuits. Tastes are of vanilla cookies, oats, sweet corn, digestive cookies. Overall, in a world of boring cardboard flavoured lagers, this one is a standout for me.

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

Appearance – A good golden colour with a medium head that dissipates fairly quickly and leaves little lacing.

Smell – This beer has a rich aromatic smell of hops and malt.

Taste – In the brewing process they have added naked oats which boosts the flavour so that it is similar in some ways to Amstel and very similar to the German Helles beers but it has more flavour than both. In terms of flavour the malt really comes through and is the most dominate flavour but there is some sweetness and the leafy citrus hops balances this out. Overall this beer has a rich flavour that is smooth and well balanced.

Mouthfeel – Good body on this one with a light sharpness and good linger.

Overall – A beer I highly recommend. Generally I prefer dark ale over lager but this beer has surprising flavour and character. It is smooth and goes down very well but it still has nice depth.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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3.28/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +32%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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4.04/5  rDev +25.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Organdrew
3.51/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I was curious about the new innis and gunn lager beer out so I bought a 500ml can from the local liquor store. Served from a can into a tall beer mug.

Look: can is green with cool patterns. Beer pours a little darker than expected for a lager, but sill a little light.golden almost brown-orange tint. Poured a few inches thick with bubly head that receded quick enough.

smell: reminds me of Budweiser on tap from the local bar but with no harsh notes. Light smelling maybe slight notes of caramel?

taste: Excellent! Tastes like the regular innis & gunn, the typical "Innis taste", though slightly lighter. Like you would expect a lager to taste. reminds me the strength of bud light but with innis and gunn taste. The taste is more malty-sweet, with very little hops coming through. No harsh chemical tastes, very balanced, and sweet. vanilla? High on the malty side.

mouth-feel: creamy, smooth, light carbonation. Very malty and feels nice in the mouth.

Overall: Innis & Gunn have never disappointed me with any of their beers. I was disappointed a few times by other brand's versions of lagers but this one is good. Will I buy again? Maybe if I was longing for a tasty, easy drinking, and sweet beer, although I do prefer bitter hoppy IPA. I would recommend to anyone that enjoys Innis, malty-sweet beers, or lagers.

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