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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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546 Ratings

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Ratings: 546
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 24
Gots: 70 | 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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3/5  rDev -19.8%

ejimhof, Mar 08, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

From 03/02/13 notes. Shared by a friend, picked up at Whole Food Bowery in NYC.

a - Pours a somewhat clear bright orange color with one inch of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of vanilla, oak, toasted malts, caramel malts, some light fruity malts. Nice nose, lot of oak and caramel.

t - Tastes of vanilla, caramel malts, oak, toasted malts, wood, fruit. Lot more vanilla; decent but a little too much oak/vanilla and not a lot else going on.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Pretty easy to drink overall.

o - Overall a pretty solid scotch ale. lot of vanill, oak, and caramel. Nice though the taste is very one dimensional. My friends love this one; it's solid and would have it again, though not my go-to scotch ale.

mdfb79, Mar 04, 2013
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Eigengrau, Feb 20, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -0.3%

11.2oz bottle poured into a snifter. Clear bottle.

A: Pours a clear copper amber with a 1 finger white head. The foam is quick to dissipate leaving a ring around the edge. Not really any lacing. Average carbonation.

S: Right off the bat you get sweet carmel, a bit of oakiness. Hints of the vanilla and toffee as the label suggests.

T: Not an overpowering beer. The scotch ale blends nicely with a little oak aging. There is a lot of carmel sweetness that I can see being too much for some.

M: It has a fairly thin body considering the flavor. Feels a little watery. Not too much carbonation. A little bit sticky.

Overall its an enjoyable beer on occasion. good after dinner beer or something to sip. Not a beer I would want to make a night out of drinking.

CloudStrife, Feb 20, 2013
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2dogbrew, Jan 31, 2013
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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.

Converge, Jan 26, 2013
Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 546 ratings.