Innis And Gunn Original Oak Aged Beer | Innis & Gunn

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is our firstborn brew, whose accidental discovery started our story in 2003. Its originality also lies in its singular taste – notes of biscuity malt and vanilla swirling within a creamy, mellow character.

A pioneering beer, its flavour finds favour with brewing juries, blind tasting panels and barflies alike.

Added by UncleJimbo on 09-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,414
Reviews:
586
Ratings:
1,824
pDev:
14.97%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
436
Trade:
2
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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.05/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Suds
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This brew is a honey-gold colored liquid with a thin white head. Faint aroma....a little malt, some grain. Undercurrents of smoke. The taste had an earthy, woody, herbal malt and hop flavor. Semi-dry and medium-light in body. Not bad.

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Photo of BFCarr
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit too sweet for a scotch ale for me. But not a bad beer.

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Photo of MrPepper
4.44/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Schönes intensives amber bis rot-braun. Cremige Schaumkrone, hält sich gut. Vermittelt Frische. In der Nase überrascht voll mit schweren und süssen Aromen von Rum, Vanille, Holz. Das setzt sich am Gaumen fort und bietet ein gesättigtes aber weiches Gefühl. Kommt sehr gut an, wenn man die Süsse und Rum-Aromen mag. Abgang ist lang und geschmeidig. Trotz der Schwere ein süffiges und geniesserisches Bier.

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Photo of jhart96
4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thommo_nk
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very nice medium brown with ok head and decent lacing. Nose is full of leather, caramel, vanilla, and smoke. The taste follows the nose, a decent little beer, good flavors, not over the top but not underwhelming. Enjoying the unique quality of this beer, not your average flavors and its very enjoyable. Clean and smooth finish, easy to drink.

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Photo of StormAles
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JasonRosenberg
4.82/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Such a smooth beer - lots and lots of flavor, no bitterness. Most barrel aged beers taste a bit off to me, but this one is just amazing.

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Photo of rarigney
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbl_delta
3.91/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle dated "BBE FEB 13" into pint glass. Pours a clear light amber with slight reddish tint. Initial impression is caramel and vanilla sweetness, with a hint of charred oak. Mouthfeel is medium, as is carbonaion. Finish is sweet and fairly dry. Not a terribly complex brew, but quite enjoyable. Not sure I could drink a bunch of these (too sweet), but nice in moderation.

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Photo of 2GOOFY
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bajengurkan
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mister_moose
4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I like this beer. While it isn't terribly complex, what it does have is a wonderful vanilla whisky malty flavor that for me is one of the best barrel aged beers out there. Not boozy, not heavy, just right.

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Photo of brp94
3.87/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajm5108
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very traditional Scotch ale, though it lacks a particular depth of flavor. Just lots of caramel malt along with some English malts...only marginally produces the huskier flavor you get with a robust Scotch ale but there isn’t anything off about it

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Photo of Miha1982
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice old style bottle. Tastes "Different" much like whiskey, but has some corny aftertaste. All in all good beer.

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Photo of ArnoldStotzer
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DarthVorador
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yaron73
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phineasco
3.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skabiski
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daijoobo
4.22/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice beer from Bud.

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