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Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish - Innis & Gunn

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BA SCORE
86
very good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn visit their website
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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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Lovely85, Jul 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Keith_R, Jul 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Zach136, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ElGallo, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

DudMan, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

kylehay2004, Jul 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

nickfl, Jul 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

jwps214, Jul 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

djtomain, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of sjones5045
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.

sjones5045, Jul 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

apasternak, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of shand
4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very much an Innis and Gunn beer - all of their limited editions are really just twists off of their malty, complex, sweet wood style of brewing. This is no different. I'm really not sure what the cherrywood is giving to the equation - there's maybe a light amount of cherry flavor but that might be me imagining it due to the cherry on the label - but the maple syrup contributes a nice amount of complexity to the finish. Very tasty, as expected from I&G, but doesn't bring too much new to the table.

shand, Jul 12, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark reddish copper.White fluffy head that really comes alive with a swirl.

S: Herbal and very dank. Cherry, biscuits and a slight splash of vanilla. Butterscotch rounds out this big buttery smelling beer.

T: Cherry! toffee and biscuits with a sweet vanilla and caramel on the edges of your mouth. Quite a bit of citrus with a playful hint of maple. Quite sweet.

M: Smooth with zero carbonation. Light to medium bodied with a sweet finish.

O: Very enjoyable. a desert beer for sure. lots of bright fruit and can be quite complex /82

schwemjw, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: mostly clear bronze. Substantial tan head. Lots of bubbles.
Smell: a sweet, yeasty nose that surprisingly reminds of a tripel. Pleasant enough though no idea of this cherrywood thing. Maple is not prominent.
Taste: much like the nose though the maple appears in the finish.
Overall: nice enough. Not sure what the cherrywood treatment has done for it. Tasty.

cindyjeffsmith, Jul 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

billnet, Jul 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

KrisDLSmith, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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nullbort, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

djcreepshow, Jun 21, 2013
Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood Finish from Innis & Gunn
86 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.