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Innis & Gunn Original 33cl 6.6°

Brewery : Innis & Gun / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 22921

Innis & Gunn Original is a blond beer, smooth and mellow, to be tasted very fresh.

This beer as an 77 days aging process very special. This golden beer rest in oak barrels carefully hand selected with woody aromas. The several barrels are then poured into one barrel to continu its aging for 47 days where the aromas blend and form the perfect balance. This 77 days process is unique and makes a delicious beer and fresh with vanilla and caramel aromas, a touch of citruses, malty and woody in palate. Well balanced with a light texture, the finish is suave and soft.

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Features

Volume0.33 L
ABV6.6 °
TypeAmber Ale
BreweryInnis & Gun
CountryScotland
Reference:22921

Innis & Gunn is a Scottish brewery based in Edinburgh. Since its establishment in 2003, it became quite famous for its beers aged in oak casks. Innis & Gunn only uses the most flavoured extracts, which means that each kilo of barley and hop produces less beer than for other brewers. Innis & Gun always favoured quality over quantity…


The brewery accidentally discovered that the beer taste improved considerably when matured in oak casks. Indeed, in 2002, a famous whisky distiller wanted to impart a sweet malted taste, characteristic of beer, to oak casks and then use them to age whisky. The beer stayed up to 30 days in the oak cask, and then was thrown away and replaced by whisky, which was a success. But a while later, some distillery employees tasted the beer aged in the cask and found it amazing.


This is how the beer got tested and how Innis & Gunn Original was born. Since then, the distillery undertook other experiments such as the “rum finish”, a type of beer aged in ex-rum casks...

Color : golden honey.

Nose : caramel and roasted malt.

Palate : incredibly soft and caramelized with fruity hops notes.

Finish : mellow and warm.

This beer has received numerous prices, such as the gold medal at "Monde Selection Awards" in 2012. This award is given to beers that have won medal three years in a row.