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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
84
good

529 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 24
Gots: 66 | 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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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

02-15-2013 18:21:00 | More by yancot
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

02-11-2013 03:59:11 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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DmanGTR

Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

02-10-2013 16:14:01 | More by DmanGTR
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7%

02-08-2013 03:54:36 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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SandS

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

02-05-2013 03:08:42 | More by SandS
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ZiggyPop

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

02-02-2013 23:59:10 | More by ZiggyPop
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-31-2013 04:20:01 | More by 2dogbrew
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Converge

Alberta (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev -10.4%

330ml bottle poured into a Innis & Gunn cervoise. My old man bought me a gift pack for Christmas from I&G, so I figured I might as well get around to the reviews.

A - Pours a bright and clean golden-amber, with a short-lived head, surprisingly fizzy even for I&G.

S - Mild grainy notes, with some honey, butterscotch and floral sweetness. A little cloying, but mild enough overall. Some grassy notes as well.

T - Not spectacular. Mostly barley malt upfront, with a big cloying finish of butterscotch, too sweet to possibly enjoy; classic Innis & Gunn. There's some mild grassy hops, but not nearly enough to balance the harsh cloying malty sweetness.

M - Subtle fizziness, but strangely flat at lifeless at the same time. Body is a little syrupy/oily form the overbearing sweetness.

D - Pretty typical I&G all around: Overly sweet, cloying, and not all to enjoyable. Swing 'n' a miss, Pops.

01-26-2013 05:17:18 | More by Converge
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-25-2013 02:52:48 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Rockwell_USMC


4/5  rDev +7%

01-24-2013 21:56:17 | More by Rockwell_USMC
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phishbone23

New York

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

01-23-2013 18:26:23 | More by phishbone23
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Selderkin

New York

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-19-2013 01:55:56 | More by Selderkin
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jlenik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

01-18-2013 01:40:44 | More by jlenik
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -46.5%

01-17-2013 01:29:55 | More by Stockfan42
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whatsgoody

Vermont

4/5  rDev +7%

01-16-2013 03:56:59 | More by whatsgoody
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

01-15-2013 01:54:31 | More by GennyCreamAle
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-13-2013 03:35:37 | More by rab53
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-11-2013 19:47:31 | More by BeerLover99
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HATS4BATS

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-10-2013 02:59:07 | More by HATS4BATS
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Thorivan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-09-2013 03:44:05 | More by Thorivan
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

01-08-2013 20:27:12 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +4.3%

11.2 oz bottle (best before Sept 2013) poured into a Innis & Gunn fluted snifter. Not sure how else to describe this glass. It's got the height of a tulip, but the shape of a snifter.

Appearance: Clear amber with a 1/4" rocky off-white head that slowly died down to a thin foam across the top over the course of a half hour. Lots of lacing noted.

Smell: Oak, whiskey, vanilla.

Taste: Definite whiskey bite and oak flavor, some vanilla. Not getting a lot of malt, but there is some underneath. It's hidden though. A bit boozy.

Mouthfeel: Lively carbonation on the tongue, surprisingly a bit airy while still having some thickness to it. Not fizzy....it's hard to describe really, but it's not sticky on the teeth and its thicker than water while not being very substantial.

Overall / Drinkability: Interesting beer, but I feel the malt got hidden in everything and was dominated by the oak aging. Tasty though, just not as deep and flavorful as I was expecting. As for drinkability, while I would not mind a larger serving, one is enough.

01-05-2013 23:12:22 | More by damndirtyape
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IllNate

British Columbia (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours a crystal clear amber, with good amount of fizzy head with decent retention. Aroma hits you as soon as you pop the top off the bottle. Oak and toffee are immediately appearant, with vanilla and fruity esters coming next. All of this over a biscuit malt backbone. Great aroma, really quite unique. Taste follow with big oak, toffee, vanilla and fruit. With all that toffee and vanilla, it gives the impression of sweetness without actually being sweet, not much in the way of hops though, I think they would benefit from a bit more hopping for balance. Oddly enough the oak lends a bit of bitterness to the mix. Mouthfeel is smooth and foamy. Overall a good beer, aroma was the high point for me. But overall quite enjoyable and definitely different.

01-05-2013 04:35:29 | More by IllNate
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NeanderthoR

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-05-2013 00:29:17 | More by NeanderthoR
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jmathis

Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

12-27-2012 21:48:50 | More by jmathis
Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
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