Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer - Innis & Gunn
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3.13/5 rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
330ml bottle poured into a pint glass. My first review in ages!
Pours a crystal-clear reddish copper colour. Vigorous pour gives up 3/4 inch of head that subsides to a constant sticky lace. Carbonation is very lazy and mild. Aroma is almost too sweet for me, with that rum/sugar cane aroma in there. A bit of booze, wood, some raisins, apples, and cakelike breadiness. Quite christmassy.
Taste is pretty boozy. For me there is a lack of depth and it leans a bit too far to the sweet side of the palate. Luckily there is a bit of granny smith apple tartness to get things a bit more on track. Dried fruit and vanilla round off the palate with a bit of a woody undertone. Creamy in the mouth with a very mild carbonation, a bit thin feeling. This is a sessionable beer but I still find it a bit on the sweet side.
Serving type: bottle
11-14-2008 03:20:40 | More by trevorwideman
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