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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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619 Ratings

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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 27
Gots: 111 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: slitherySOB on 12-24-2011

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4.15/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Appearance is amber with absolutely no head whatsoever. Looks like you're drinking a very large whisky! Edit: tried it a second time and lacing was ok.

Smell is of vanilla, caramel and sweet oak.

The taste is malty, sweet and smooth. There's a lot of vanilla and strong whisky like notes. It's a bit like a 6 per cent abv Polish lager with vanilla essence added. That's not necessarily a bad thing.

Overall, a tasty and rather different beer with a disappointing look but a satisfying peaty whisky vanilla theme that makes me want to try it again even though I wasn't blown away by it. Interesting.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.2/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.92/5  rDev +5.1%

Gloriously sweet, rich and complex. A dessert beer from good 'ol Scottland that unfolds a many-layered swirl of honey, caramel, vanilla, pastry, biscuit and some exotic tropical fruit and spices, all balanced masterfully on a fine thread of acidity.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

It is much sweeter than the the whiskey cask, which tastes more balanced, but more complex than the original. A decent showing from Innis & Gunn.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.