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Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish - Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood FinishInnis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish

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BA SCORE
86
very good

141 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 05-21-2013)
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rayman2112

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

07-24-2013 05:20:32 | More by rayman2112
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

02-18-2014 00:15:55 | More by Waveoff
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Realbeer1542

New York

4.55/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Clear reddish brown. Poured into a porter glass. Nice thick 3 finger head at first softening to a lacing across the caramel color. Really nice.

Smell - Cherry wood malt, oak cask, light cherry brandy and beer. Intriguing and not overly sweet.

Taste - Nice biscuit and malt. Very faint hops but just enough for the style. Gladly had to hunt for the maple syrup almost not there - just an essence. .

Mouthfeel - Medium body, medium carbonation . Hides alcohol well.

Overall- Very enjoyable. I bought two 25 oz bottles and only finished half of the other. I recapped it easily and drank the second half on day two. The rating on day two was the same if not better with a softening of the carbonation and smells.

Serving type: Bottle poured into a Porter Glass

Serving type: cask

02-09-2014 21:12:25 | More by Realbeer1542
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DannyBaldoni

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

06-25-2013 02:06:29 | More by DannyBaldoni
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gstucker

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

02-07-2014 06:25:47 | More by gstucker
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basickness

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

09-09-2013 21:47:19 | More by basickness
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-15-2014 03:36:12 | More by JamieDuncan
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vielma

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

09-02-2013 23:40:41 | More by vielma
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Will12

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-10-2014 19:34:13 | More by Will12
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-10-2014 06:05:41 | More by lupercmda
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deonreds

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

09-08-2013 02:10:43 | More by deonreds
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DarrellK

Florida

4.48/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Probably the only thing lacking with this brew is that the mouth is a bit light for a Scottish Ale.

At the pour there is a moderate head that dissipates in a while but has the large bubble of the style.

Color looks like you poured a Jim Beam in the glass.

The nose is pronounced and has a trace of the cherrywood as well as the malt.

The mouth is more than adequate but not quite as viscous as the style dictates.

Finish is malty with the undertones of the cherrywood and maple balancing the slightly high gravity.

As a beverage is rates higher than how it matches the style but no one will complain.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2013 21:20:15 | More by DarrellK
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours ruby red with a nice white red head. The smell is a cherry oak smell that is very pleasant. Actually I really didn't think this would be all that good but from the look and smell it seems it could be ok. The taste is better than ok by far. It's a very smooth drinkable beer with hints of sweet cherry. Kind of an oak presence that fit very well too. Overall, I went from thinking of this as a gimmic beer to one that I would definitely buy again. Nice work by Innis & Gunn, which I haven't had much of before, but will try more now.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 20:54:26 | More by sjones5045
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djcreepshow

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-21-2013 02:06:43 | More by djcreepshow
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-03-2013 00:53:57 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-19-2013 13:36:30 | More by bigred89
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-14-2013 21:57:16 | More by Zach136
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-29-2013 12:42:03 | More by spiatt
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Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish from Innis & Gunn
86 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.