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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,089 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 15.67%
Wants: 49
Gots: 128 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

PeteRiz, Jun 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

jeffx, Jun 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Screper, Jun 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

oldsmuggler, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

asicilianonj, May 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

CollegeStogie, May 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Mermaidhunter, May 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Jetree, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Beer21, May 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

tellish33, May 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

ejh06752, May 10, 2012
Photo of Mitchster
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No specs per the website or bottle. 7.4% AV. 1.2oz clear bottle. Pours out to a clear deep brown, forming a skimpy light tan head with poor retention and sparse lacing. Carbonation is mild, ~1.8 carbs. The nose is quite nice, reminding me of Sam Smith Winter Welcome with it's caramel, butterscotch, and toffee. Very little hop nose. Mouthfeel is smooth and slick with a medium-dense slightly syrupy body. Taste opens with caramel and toffee and blends into a sweet butterscotch and brown sugar middle. Very mild hop bitterness. A little bit of spice and toasted coconut in the finish, but I couldn't tell you blindly that this was aged in rum casks for 57 days. Despite it's sweetness, it ends slightly dry. Faint peppery wave of alcohol. No appreciable off-flavors. Leather and toast in the finish.

Rich. One bottle is plenty as even though it's not a huge beer, it's quite sweet. This is my favorite of the 3 I've had (The Oak aged, the Irish Whisky cask and this) so far.

Mitchster, May 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

prisoner1572, May 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Pjev11, May 07, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
4.08/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

clear deep red in color with 2 fingers of head which quickly diminished. smells of vanilla, rum, wood, plum, grapes. very sweet vanilla flavor with a wood backbone. definitely taste the rum cask aging. aside from that, there is a fruity taste leaning towards apples. medium bodied with mild carbonation, barely any lacing. overall this is a very tasty dessert beer. very sweet, very rich, however i do wish it was a bit heavier in the mouthfeel (maybe a bit of creaminess).

facundoCNB, May 06, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

After loving the regular version I tracked down this version and purchased it at a fair price of 3 bucks. Believe me for PA that's not bad since it was 4 at the House of 1,000 and 6 at my local bar.

A - Wow that's a lovely dark brown, like a deep brown ale. The head is an impressive inch of mocha colored head.

S - Smell is not as impressive as the regular oak aged but I do get mild notes of vanilla, oak, and toffee along side of a mild rum smell.

T - Well I don't want to say I am disappointed but this rum cast really isn't as tasty as the original. I do like how it has some good toffee sweetness, mild hops, and a island like rum finish. No delectable alcohol makes this tasty.

M - Medium bodied and chewy like the original.

Overall it's balanced as the original but the rum barrel aging seems to have muted some of the sweet flavors that I enjoyed in the regular oak aged version.

Worth trying if you can't stand the sweetness of the regular version.

DrDemento456, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

BigFatPanda, May 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Wordslinger, May 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

Sailracer, May 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

BubbaMac, May 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

barongearmu, May 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

Mick-e-d, May 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Sirvis, May 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

chumpy, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of tone77
3.2/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a clear 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with ruby highlight and a 1 inch head. Smell is of rum, alcohol. Taste is also rum up front, oak. alcohol, a touch of malts, different and unique. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is not a bad beer, a little unusual for me and I can't really get in to it.

tone77, Apr 28, 2012
Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer from Innis & Gunn
86 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.