Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer | Innis & Gunn

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84
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1,363 Ratings
Rum Cask Oak Aged BeerRum Cask Oak Aged Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-21-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,363
Reviews:
366
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
16.09%
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
310
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,363 |  Reviews: 366
Photo of EMV
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish tulip

L: Surprisingly clear dark red/copper pour. Thin off-white head. Spotty lacing.

S: Lots of oak... cherry... some booze and sweetness.

T/F: Fruity and dark... tobacco and cherry.... oak with a hint of vanilla and must. Complex and complicated... a bit of rum present, mostly in the finish. More barrel character than booze, and rounded out with some hop bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium body.

O: The flavor is subtle but complex.... and different from most others I've tried. Definitely one to sip... great for a cold night. Very glad I tried it.

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Photo of JohnGalt1
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear dark caramel amber.. Bottle purchased at the COOP.. Thin wispy head with no lacing. Hints of rum and oak.. caramel and treacle are present but seem drier than the original.

3.75/3.75/3.75/3.5/3.75

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Photo of festizio
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Urk1127
2.01/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of acmurphy696
4.23/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a solid beer with a pleasing aroma and a distinctive taste. I won't pretend to be an expert, but I could detect a strong maltiness and a hint of rum. I&G will definitely get a future pickup.

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Photo of Yoann
4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpittenger
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.2/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boo-urns
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wertschy
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JPNesker
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkmiller76
4.05/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JustinAbs
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of professorchow
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first Innis and Gunn, and how could I resist? I love rum...

A very nice dark tan color, though there is really no head and no lacing. An interesting smell of the oak, the rum, and the hops - not what I expected since I am a rum lover, and not as much smell to the rum though I could tell it was there. A very smooth feel, with a slight creaminess with the plus that the carbonation is low. As stated, I love rum. This is my first rum cask beer and I expected more of a rum flavor. It was there, just not what I expected. I think I'll have to look for others and try them out to see if I do find what I'm looking for. Nonetheless, this is a good beer. Though not necessarily sessionable, I can definitely down a few of these on a "sit-back-and-just-relax" evening.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ControlVolume
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mildly sulfuric in taste but not smell (??), probably not intended. Very smooth and refreshing otherwise. Cant taste the rum at all

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Photo of Gemini6
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeoClassicist
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackgonzo
3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Muss42
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love always knowing how to expect a brew to do; this one is one is: "one not to miss"!

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Rum Cask Oak Aged Beer from Innis & Gunn
3.73 out of 5 based on 1,363 ratings.
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