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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
84
good

505 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 22
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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: slitherySOB on 12-24-2011)
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IdeaSpeeder

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type - 500ml can poured into a nonic pint glass

Appearance - Beer pours a clear orange-golden colour. The initial two fingers of head appeared watery vanished vey quickly. Some (very) light traces of lacing are left behind.

Smell - A pleasant aroma. Very sweet smelling. Vanilla is dominant followed by caramel and sweet toffee. Also picking up some spices. There is an oak aroma from the aging process but I likley wouldn't have picked up on it if I hadn't been looking for it, but ist's really quite nice.

Taste - Vanilla taste right off the bat. Also a woody (oak) taste. Some light spiced towards the end. Caramel and toffee flavours feature predominantly. The vanilla taste also seems to linger. Bitterness is extremely low.

Mouthfeel - Far from heavy. If anything the beer is on the light side body-wise. Carbonation is low.

Overall - 3.5

Serving type: can

05-17-2013 01:55:30 | More by IdeaSpeeder
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Bustersuess

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-14-2013 18:28:00 | More by Bustersuess
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-12-2013 17:57:48 | More by mikeburd1128
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baconman91

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-11-2013 14:13:30 | More by baconman91
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ajtorres311

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-10-2013 16:59:02 | More by ajtorres311
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Razr86

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-10-2013 01:12:50 | More by Razr86
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mscudder

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-09-2013 01:38:01 | More by mscudder
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schaffer9252

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

05-04-2013 14:55:54 | More by schaffer9252
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Rusty_Pabst

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-02-2013 23:46:40 | More by Rusty_Pabst
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-01-2013 14:55:56 | More by smutty33
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JMBSH

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-21-2013 03:53:48 | More by JMBSH
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vauxhaulastra

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-19-2013 21:17:33 | More by vauxhaulastra
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ManMoosePig

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-19-2013 18:18:19 | More by ManMoosePig
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scmoore81

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

04-19-2013 15:08:28 | More by scmoore81
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

04-18-2013 23:59:08 | More by generallee
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aakerman

New York

1/5  rDev -73.3%

04-16-2013 17:26:42 | More by aakerman
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-16-2013 07:57:02 | More by Pelicanrocks
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Tiny streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and some woody aromas. Taste is much the same with vanilla and woody flavors on the finish. There is a caramel sweetness that lingers on the palate after each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some nice woody aromas and flavors but the taste is quite sweet and sugary.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 01:04:35 | More by UCLABrewN84
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

04-12-2013 20:19:27 | More by BugTownPub
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DarkForest

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7%

04-06-2013 03:42:59 | More by DarkForest
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scootny

New York

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Big head and the best lacing of the IG ales in the winter pack. Lovely clear amber with a golden amber color. Malt backbone with a spicy fruitiness in the nose. A light alcohol sweetness. Taste is smooth and malty with an oak and vanilla toffee sweetness. Alcohol and mineral edge in the finish with a mild hoppiness. Feel is medium light with a velvety creamy carbonation and easy drinkability. A good solid malt oriented ale with an oakey twist.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 22:52:42 | More by scootny
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-01-2013 21:11:18 | More by bluerabbit
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-01-2013 13:33:52 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

LOOK: Bright copper colored brew with a light white head. Has a chill haze but mostly clear otherwise.

SMELL: Oak, toffee, vanilla, whiskey.

TASTE: Sweet buttery toffee and vanilla, coming from a very clean dry oak. Nutty maltyness has caramel with just a pinch of tea like noble hops. Not overly cloying, and the vanilla flavor really sticking around long after the sip. Nice dry oak.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium bodied, rich and full. Medium level of carbonation.

OVERALL: A nice little beer with a good dry oak note. I enjoyed drinking this a good bit. Very solid all around beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 23:27:12 | More by Stinkypuss
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Lare453

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.8%

03-24-2013 18:41:00 | More by Lare453
Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.