Innis & Gunn Scottish Porter | Innis & Gunn

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Innis & Gunn Scottish PorterInnis & Gunn Scottish Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Innis & Gunn
Scotland, United Kingdom
innisandgunn.com

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Segelstrom on 10-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
181
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.89%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 181 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of Geaton
5/5  rDev +38.9%

Photo of Uzarnayme
4.9/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Thejoe1027
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of andyroo0810
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

nice, heavy mouthfeel with undertones of both molasses and toffee. Love the beer, reminiscent of sweet potato soufflet on a cold winter night.

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Photo of JakeMegabyte
4.7/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

To sum up the below, strong notes of caramel and molasses, sweet, filling porter. The batches can vary in quality, but most of the ones I have had are delicious.

I've had a few batches of this beer and its quality really varies. Perhaps its my palate, or perhaps it's the beer--I can't quite tell with Innis and Gunn but I can definitely say that this is a great porter. To be honest, most I&G beers are quite delicious, and this fits the Scottish style quite well with it's smooth finish and its beautiful magenta-brown color almost like a syrup. The aromas are more or less woodsy, oaky and caramelized, with a general sweetness. Tastes better than it smells as noted above, and its very rich; there is not too much molasses, just the right amount, which accompanies the taste of the porter as well. There's a ton of carbonation in this beer and it can easily be enjoyed warm. This is overall a great beer, it's a shame they're not currently brewing it because it was really one of their best. Its almost a heavier, sweeter version of the 'Original' Innis & Gunn flavor, without adding too much sweet. If you can find this beer, I'd recommend picking it up before it's gone.

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Photo of coolandy007
4.68/5  rDev +30%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Inniss & Gunn take all the characteristics of a solid porter and make it fun with notes of peat, oak and molasses. Nothing mind blowing, just a fun beer showcasing the barrel aging that the brewery is well known for.

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Photo of jkane101
4.55/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It's a bit thin for a porter but somehow it works perfectly. Highly recommend

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Nine_Tails
4.5/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Good Porter with the same style and gunn innis that I love

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Photo of rlovitt
4.33/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great beer smooth taste would recommend

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Photo of BrunoH
4.31/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Good smooth beer. Strong. Nice finish.

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Photo of drwatson32
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of MKuryllo
4.26/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Reaudribion
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of addiwilliams
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of ESimmons
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Soomars
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of IPAchris
4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Syncro-Vox
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of y2jrock60
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Clear brown with a large bubble head that dissipates quick leaving behind no lacing.

S- Very sweet with vanilla, oak, whiskey, and caramel notes.

T- Sweet, spicy, vanilla, caramel, and whiskey burn.

M- Medium bodied with low carbonation.

O- A very tastey beer with a unique character.

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Photo of Poloplaya
4.07/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quite a bit of carbonation for a porter but it works. Sweet molasses flavour makes this a damn fine beer.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My long review was lost after I added it. Shorter version: single finger head, excellent lacing, deep amber body. Aroma of molasses oak caramel, mint, earthy hops. Flavor is similar but less sweet more earthy also with caramel, oak, molasses. Medium body moderate carbonation. Complex and flavorful.

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3.6 out of 5 based on 181 ratings.
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