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Innis And Gunn Original - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
85
very good

590 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 27
Gots: 90 | 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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3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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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3.35/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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
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Innis And Gunn Original from Innis & Gunn
85 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.