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BA SCORE
3.7/5
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136 Ratings
Innis & Gunn Limited Edition Highland CaskInnis & Gunn Limited Edition Highland Cask
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ricke on 09-13-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
136
pDev:
16.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of IllNate
3.51/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy amber with ample white head, but poor retention. Aroma is of caramel, oak, vanilla and whisky, but not boozy. Also a bit of fruity ester. Appealing nose for sure. Taste follows with caramel, vanilla, oak whisky. Again a bit sweet for my liking. Mouthfeel is smooth and slick, and the alcohol is well hidden. Overall a good beer, but the lack of head and the unbalanced sweetness hold it back.

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Photo of Polasiuss
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of kjyost
2.73/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Got another one of these in the Christmas gift pack. Better, though not great.

Nose has light scotch notes with the buttery / butyric still there. No oak o scotch character in the body, rather the flavour is once again buttery with a hint of butyric in there. Wow.

1/6/12: 3.5/3/1.5/1.5/1.5
Carton labelled BB Dec, 2011. Not too far off. I believe this was received in trade via tbeckett, Thanks, I guess.

Poured into a perfect pint glass at around 5C

A: Pours pale straw with minimal head. Minimal lacing.
S: Corn, a hint of scotch.
T: A moment of sweet corn in the malt, and then, bam! Vomit. Feck. Gaddammed butyric infection. Really strong too. Awful. Brutal.
M: The butyric lingers forever.
O: A very, very rare drainpour for me. I couldn't choke this down with my roasted chicken dinner...

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Photo of schopenhauerale
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Two finger thick head with some retention on a clear copper body. Burnt caramel, rum, molasses and breads for aroma with the flavor less sweet than expected forthw aroma with caramel, whiskey, sweet corn, molasses and earthy hops. Smooth, medium body and light to moderate carbonation. Smooth, full flavored and well applied base beer to the aging process as is the case with many of the I and G beers which they are definitely great at doing.

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Photo of KalanM
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of djcreepshow
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ronanohall
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of cfalovo97
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of nelsonbeer2001
4.32/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is possible the best non-stout oak aged beer i've ever tasted. Apperance is a very nice dark copper color. Aroma is pure oak straight out of the woods with a hint of whiskey. Taste is amazing, again oak is there. Very smooth and enjoyable. ABV at 7% is just right. A bit higher ABV and this may be a truly awesome beer.

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Photo of philcoroner
4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Photo of speak72
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of SudSavant
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of nicsman
2.25/5  rDev -39.2%

Photo of dspencer714
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of emceecue
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of artemh
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Wassail
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of PatGreer
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of JumpingSpider
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of karait95
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A very good beer, balanced and with all the main characteristics of the style.

A: Full amber reddish color, a big white head formed by small bubbles is on top, carbonation is medium

S: Esters are present, dark fruits and some vanilla, very low hops.

T: Excellent flavor, high alcohol and again dark fruits, again some vanilla and low hops, malt body is present.

M: Sensation is complex but balanced, it has the sweetness related to high alcohol beers and at times some high bitterness with a very long lasting ending.

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Photo of wookievath
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of zekeman17
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of sean623
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of shagal
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Innis & Gunn Limited Edition Highland Cask from Innis & Gunn
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 136 ratings
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