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Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,083 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,083
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 48
Gots: 127 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-21-2007)
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

cfalovo97, Nov 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

sendbeer, Nov 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

KelOne333, Nov 09, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Innis & Gunn
Rum Cask Oak Aged Ale
Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy 7.4% abv

APPEARANCE : Pours an Orangeish copper, with a soapy white foam and good lacing. Perfect clarity on a pretty attractive looking brew.

SMELL: Sugary sweet rum, vanilla, whiskey malts. Smells more like its brethren alcoholic elixirs than a typical ale, and you can definitely tell it was aged on rum barrels.

TASTE: Big on the rum, with oaky drying tannins coming through. Rummy but very smooth and somewhat sweet. Scotch malts are an appropriate companion to the candy like booze flavors. Gets more enjoyable as it warms, the malts and vanilla pull through more.

FEEL: Medium bodied ale with a oaky drying finish. Smooth with moderate carbonation.

OVERALL: For fans of rum and unique beer alike, this is a must try. An unassuming scotch ale with a nice kick of sweet rum barrel flavor.

Stinkypuss, Nov 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

goblue3509, Nov 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Buster, Nov 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

mfgreene, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of dasunder
4/5  rDev +4.7%

dasunder, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of Dethklok
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Dethklok, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of david131
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

david131, Oct 31, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

PortLargo, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of Cylinsier
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

300 ml

Pours a deep clear brown. Tannish head about half an inch, dissipates quickly to a film.

Smells of dry barley malt, oak, brown sugar and slight smoke.

Tastes of rich rum with some oakey woodiness. Some oats and mild fruitiness as well.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Pretty good scotch ale, less rich than some of the other ones I've had which makes it a bit easier going down. Good flavor, a little different from others I've had in that department as well. Like this, looking forward to trying more from these brewers.

Cylinsier, Oct 24, 2012
Photo of GeoffreyM
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

GeoffreyM, Oct 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Wamba, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of Thomas_Picton
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Thomas_Picton, Oct 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

DanMolony, Oct 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

mdfb79, Oct 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

BillieWest, Oct 18, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +13.4%

This is an excellent wee heavy and I found it better and more satisfying and characterful than their Winter Beer 2011.

Deep reddish brown, it has a medium pale tan head steadily shrinking to a ring, a little weak lace.

Aroma is strong caramelised barley, bread, very raisiny, with cherry brandy (like Cherry Heering) and hints of wood.

Taste is caramelised dried fruit and wood, a lot of candied and dried cherry, spicy raisiny warmth. it is a little sweeter, fuller, and more characterful than the Winter Beer 2011.

Offa, Oct 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Jason1337, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of Billolick
3.58/5  rDev -6.3%

11.2 ounce clear bottle

Pours clear dark brown, under a quality looking medium tan head. That leaves a thin tiny bubble film , collar and nice looking high fine strands of lace.

On the nose is all about some caramel malts and a whiff of cola.

Smooth and malty brew, more sweet, caramel malts and again cola and just perhaps some wood/rum cask. Decent enough brew, but not really doing much for my senses. Worth a try, but ultimately this seems to be over priced and underwhelming.

Billolick, Oct 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

grittly, Oct 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

mmilyko, Oct 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

A dark, mahogany pour with reddish edges and a lightly tan head. The aroma has sugary caramel, oak, and some earthy notes. The medium body has a slightly sticky texture with soft carbonation. It has a sweet taste with rum flavor and slight warmth in the finish.

Serge, Oct 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

FEUO, Oct 08, 2012
Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer from Innis & Gunn
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