Tennent's Aged With Whisky Oak | Tennent Caledonian Breweries

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tennent Caledonian Breweries
Scotland, United Kingdom
interbrew.com

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at our ancestral home in Glasgow, Tennent’s Beer Aged with Whisky Oak, draws on a lifetime’s commitment to brewing ales and lagers through the passion and expertise of our brewers.

Added by MarkoNm on 03-01-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
104
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
16.42%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
42
For Trade:
1
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3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.8/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jeffsta1
3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful red-gold color, head of fine white foam. High hopes.
Smell: eh, it smells like a lager. Better than some, but I don't enjoy this.
Taste: Well, it's decent. Not great. Not really good. More "Ok? Yeah, ok."
Mouthfeel is quite nice: moderate mouthfeel, beautiful balance with carbonation & acidity.
Overall: The smell just puts me off. There's some quality mixed in here, but I don't enjoy bringing it to my mouth & nose, and that says a lot.

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3.07/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This oak whisky barrel aged English strong ale pours a medium yellow / orange color with a thin white head and a large amount of carbonation. I am a little surprised that this beer isn’t darker given that it’s aged in a whisky barrel. The smell is also surprisingly light with yeast being the primary component. It is a fairly pilsener-like scent actually. The flavor is like-wise lighter than anything else I have had that has been barrel aged. It taste of yeast and some bready and caramel malts with flavors of whisky and oak sneaking in subtly in the aftertaste. The body is on the light end of medium. This beer would probably be good for someone who isn’t a huge drinker of beer or whisky, but just kind of likes the novelty of throwing them both together. I, however, like both of these things a lot and I am a little disappointed that there isn’t more flavor of either beer or whisky here. I definitely can’t say that there is anything hugely wrong with the flavor of this beer, but it’s just not bold enough for me. It also doesn’t have much of an alcohol flavor that I usually associate with good strong ales. I think that barrel aging should be used for a beer that has more body to begin with and I think that the aging process was probably not done for a long enough period here.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.17/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.99/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Tennent's Aged With Whisky Oak from Tennent Caledonian Breweries
3.41 out of 5 based on 104 ratings.
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