Irish Whiskey Aged Scottish Stout | Innis & Gunn

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Irish Whiskey Aged Scottish StoutIrish Whiskey Aged Scottish Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 01-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
672
Reviews:
177
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
13.39%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
147
For Trade:
0
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4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Derek
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Niceroad77
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of boszormeny
2.79/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BCborn
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jds16
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Almasi_
5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jsalz21
3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of akk14
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjgiant
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle:
Pours thin dark brown, but a nice bit of tan head covers almost 50% of the surface, minutes after the pour.

Smell is almost Irish coffee-like. The whiskey is a bit overpowering; even though it is a barrel beer, my initial impression is where is the beer part.

Luckily the taste doesn't bring the heat the nose suggested. The feel is a little thin, as if by the whiskey that does come through in the taste. The barrel also comes through in the taste. The beer notes themselves are thin but medium bold coffee, cola, and a hint of licorice. Carbonation level is a bit prickly, but not too bad.

An enjoyable offering, but overall the whiskey hid the beer more than I'd like. It wasn't killing me in all aspects, but made its presence known throughout.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: black with a thin brown hue, finger of head that disappeared quickly despite a steady bubble stream S: sweet whiskey, vanilla, and oak T: cloying sweetness followed with whiskey and oak with a smokey finish M: medium and creamy O: just too sweet for me

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4.49/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccg
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Initial pour produces a half inch of foam. Good retention. It's mostly black with just a hint of brownish tint.
Smell is oak, a bit of roast and malt, and a bit of whisky.
It tastes smooth and a little sweet. The whisky is noticeable but not overpowering. It's subtle. There's a nice dark chocolate flavor on the finish.
The beer is light on the tongue with only a mild carbonation.
Overall, it's nice and smooth.

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Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep black body with a tan head that dissipates fairly quickly. The scent is a bit ferrous with some cocoa and roasted malt though altogether it is fairly weak. The taste is a wonderful blend of whiskey and stout tones, would be very good for a whiskey lover. It is also incredibly smooth. Really nice offering from Innis & Gunn.

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.97/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Irish Whiskey Aged Scottish Stout from Innis & Gunn
3.81 out of 5 based on 672 ratings.
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