Thursday, February 3, 2011
Beer Review #6
Style: English Pale Ale
Appearance:Browned Honey in color. Clear and
forms a nice head when poured into
a glass. Seems very inviting and
Taste: Tastes sweet, slight caramel taste as well of hints of oak and spice.
Reminds me of a honey brown beer.
Mouthfeel: Spicy, Cinnamon and nutmeg. The beer is lightly sweet with a
noticeably light higher alcohol taste. The higher alcohol is
hidden really well and maintains its nice smoothness. The beer
has a little extra weight to it with an almost buttery thickness.
Beer Type: This type of beer uses hard water which helps with the clarity as
well as enhancing the hop bitterness. This ale can be from golden
to reddish amber in color. A mix of fruity, hoppy, earthy, buttery
and malty aromas and flavors can be found. Innis and Gunn did
an amazing job with this beer. Improving on the style enough to
hide the expected extra bitterness.
Drinkability: This is about the only part of the whole review that i have anything
bad to say. Due to its high flavor, and price (mid-high) Innis & Gunn
Original is not overly drinkable. 3-4 beer maximum.
Scoring 20/25 This beer is worth the cost.Good to beer share and drink for flavor.