Author Topic: Innis & Gunn Scottish Beer  (Read 653 times)

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Innis & Gunn Scottish Beer
« on: July 30, 2011, 07:28:48 PM »
I will make this short and sweet . . (pun intended)

While picking up several Belgian selections at Midtown in Nashville, The friendly clerk talked me into trying this beer. I was and and continue to be suspicious of any beer in a clear bottle. No worries . . there is so little hop anything in this beer that skunking is not an issue.

I later went to the website and found this quote:

"Using oak to age beer is unheard of. But, the flavours imparted by the oak barrels (previously used to mature bourbon) lend an incredible depth of taste. Think vanilla, toffee and orange aromas, with a malty,
lightly oaked palate; soothing and warm in the finish.
"

Really?? Using oak is unheard of?   ???  . . .

Another strike.

The first sip will leave you searching out water, coffee, tea, weed killer . . anything to rinse your mouth. This beer is so cloyingly sweet it burns. Even the wife, who loves sweet drinks, couldn't handle it.

Strike three.

Unless you are looking for a new syrup for your pancakes and waffles, avoid this waste of money and abismal excuse for anything Scottish . . .  :(
Just brew it...