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Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask - Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey CaskInnis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask

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BA SCORE
86
very good

475 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 475
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 30
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 01-20-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dpage27, Mar 02, 2013
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

jonathaniler, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

RockinRob925, Feb 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jwat, Feb 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MIA4IPA, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of schnarr84
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

schnarr84, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of shand
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Innis and Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask pours a dark brown with a small head that quickly dissipates. The aroma is full of sweet malt from the whiskey cask, along with a bit of roast and chocolate from the stout. The aroma is a little poorly integrated, but the taste makes up for it with smooth oak and whiskey tones over a generic, yet solid English stout dry roast. The mouthfeel is light for the style and gently carbonated, and the drinkability is great. Overall, this is another solid beer from Innis and Gunn. They seem to have a thing going on where they make complex yet delicate sipping beers. I'm all for it.

shand, Feb 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

JMS1512, Feb 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

cheefdaddy1, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MADPolo, Feb 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jwps214, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

pathman, Jan 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JohnBender, Dec 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

JessxSpikes, Dec 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

st9647v3, Dec 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dcollinsOX, Nov 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

east97, Nov 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

donactive, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of thedoubler55
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pitch black in color, a nice off white head at the top that left a little bit of lacing around the glass.

S: Vanilla up front, some coffee notes, and a hint of whiskey on the tail end.

T: Same as the nose, just more of a roasty taste followed by the nice smooth whiskey notes, very good taste.

M - Medium bodied and nice amount of carbonation.

O: A good brew, well balanced, I think a little more whiskey flavor would have made this a little more tastier.

thedoubler55, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

sendbeer, Nov 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

david131, Oct 31, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: perfect mocha head; very dark brown, opaque

Aroma: big chocolate, but on the sweet side; some molasses, figs, lightly burnt

Taste & Mouthfeel: roasted/burnt chocolate flavours, a great subtle smokiness, and it all combines for a rich, somewhat earthy brew that is like drinking firewood; good carbonation, smooth medium-heavy body; lingering bitter finish with some sweetness hovering in the background; raisins

Overall: a great stout, and the cask ageing seems to have a legitimate and enjoyable impact on flavour

BGDrock, Oct 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

staticmaneuver, Oct 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

mmilyko, Oct 09, 2012
Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask from Innis & Gunn
86 out of 100 based on 475 ratings.