- My Rating: B
Innis & Gunn Scottish Pale Ale (41-day matured), 7.0% ABV – 330ml, (Edinburgh, Scotland)
On the back label:
“To make this beer we have carefully selected only 5 ingredients to impart the most intense flavours. Pale Ale and Munich Malt give it a delicious body and maltiness. And to balance this, Super Styrian, East Kent Goldings and Styrian Goldings have been added to create a wonderful vibrant hop character that will leave your palate tingling. Its the perfect beer to savour on long, lazy summer nights spent with good friends.”
- Style: Barrel- Aged (Scottish) Pale Ale
- Taste Profile: sweet malts -> alcohol/caramel/malt/butterscotch -> light malty caramel finish
- Where I got it : W.16th
- How much: $4 (after 10% off), December 2012
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes
Tasting notes: pours a light toffee brown with extra clarity, minimal head, lots of CO2 activity. Sweet caramel malts on the nose.
Attack: 8/10-burst sweetness
Mid-palate: alcohol, caramel, malts, butterscotch, mild raisin,
Finish: alcoholic, malty light caramel bittersweet with a touch of warmth and tingliness.
I really enjoy the butterscotch aroma, good sweetness, and decent body.