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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
84
good

575 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 27
Gots: 85 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Razr86, May 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

mscudder, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

schaffer9252, May 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Rusty_Pabst, May 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

smutty33, May 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

JMBSH, Apr 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

vauxhaulastra, Apr 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

ManMoosePig, Apr 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

scmoore81, Apr 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

generallee, Apr 19, 2013
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1/5  rDev -73.2%

aakerman, Apr 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Pelicanrocks, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

BugTownPub, Apr 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

DarkForest, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of scootny
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
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.

scootny, Apr 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

bluerabbit, Apr 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.86/5  rDev +3.5%
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.

Stinkypuss, Mar 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Lare453, Mar 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Segelstrom, Mar 22, 2013
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3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is crystal clear amber orange in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger and a half high dense white head that gradually died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Pleasant aromas of vanilla from the oak barrel aging are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is slightly sweet and has lots of vanilla flavors along with notes of toffee and hints of caramel. There are some notes of oak towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really enjoyed this beer because it didn't seem as heavy compared to some of the other beers in the style and had lots of vanilla in the smell and taste.

metter98, Mar 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

JohnW58, Mar 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

JokineAugustus, Mar 15, 2013
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timiskin, Mar 14, 2013
Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
84 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.