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Innis And Gunn Oak Aged Beer - Innis & Gunn

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85
very good

852 Ratings
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Ratings: 852
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.65%
Wants: 30
Gots: 53 | FT: 2
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 09-15-2003)
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a mixed 4 pack of Innis and Gunn because I am Scottish. Good looking and smelling beer with an outstanding flavor. One of better beers for me so far but not a great value overall do to cost versus quality. Probably won't try again but certainly would drink if available.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 23:40:24 | More by JamieDuncan
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-13-2014 01:32:51 | More by CorgiDad
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Marshall Street Bar and Grill in Rochester, NY.

Pours a light honey brown. Small, half inch head, not much lacing.

Smells like toffee, vanilla, and wood.

Tastes are very similar. Strong toffee, almost like buttercrunch candy. Some smokiness, slight whiskey flavors with vanilla and brown sugar.

Slightly thin mouthfeel, low carbonation. Pretty drinkable.

This is a pretty low key barrel aged beer, probably good for people who want to try the style without diving in too deeply.

Serving type: on-tap

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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doktorhops

Australia

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The me of 293 reviews ago wouldn't have tried Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Beer due to the cost, at $8 for one 330ml bottle that is a hefty fee for an ale. But then the me of 293 reviews ago ironically had a bit more choice on what I could review and now I'm reaching for over-priced brews in a feverish attempt to reach that allusive number 300. And you can't wait to see what I have in store for review #300, it is a special brew indeed.

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a nonic pint.

A: Clear rust-tinged amber body with a nice cappuccino white head.

S: Subtle tones of toffee malt, vanilla and some fruity hop flowers. Hints of bread yeast and booze linger on in the background. The ale has the reminiscent aroma of a classic English bitter.

T: The taste is bolder and sweeter than expected, with toffee malt, vanilla, fruity hops and a brandy-like note towards the end. There is also an overarching pastiche of floral flavour, a bit of a potpourri type deal going on due to the mix of hops and oak. Finishes a bit dry with a touch of bitterness.

M: Mid to light bodied with a light English ale carbonation.

D: Overall it's pretty average, certainly nowhere near the best English/Scottish ale I've had. I would pick a Pride of Oxford or Adnams Bitter over this any day of the week. Maybe if the pricing on this brew were more competitive it would make it a better choice. That being said the oak really comes out well and gives it a different flavour to most other ales, so kudos for that.

Food match: A classic English Sunday roast would sort this ale out quick-time! Don't forget the Yorkshire pudding ;-)

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 12:34:31 | More by doktorhops
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Ontario (Canada)

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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Ontario (Canada)

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Godfather50

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The smooth full body an do skinless of this beer was really different to anything I have tasted. They must really chip this beer to get that oak flavour. But there is a lovely vanilla flavour to it as well which lightens the taste. Nice head held by the wheat. A vey satisfying beer I. A rather small bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 17:29:05 | More by Godfather50
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