Whisky Ale

(--8% ABV This amazing brew has been aged in selected oak casks formerly used to mature Highland Park 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, adding complementary whisky notes to our chocolatey, bittersweet beer

(--8% ABV Aged in oak casks formerly used to mature Highland Park 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, our thick, gloopy base beer takes on distinct whisky notes, perfectly complementing its roasty, toasty bitterness.

(-- 8% ABV Ola Dubh 18 is what you get when you age Old Engine Oil in casks formerly used to mature Highland Park 18 (‘Best Spirit in the World’), which imparts a fruity, whisky character into our rich, dark beer.

(--8% ABV We make Ola Dubh 30 by taking our Old Engine Oil (amped up to 10.5%) and aging it for up to 6 months in casks that previously held Highland Park’s phenomenal 30 Year Old single malt whisky.

(-- 8% ABV *OUT OF STOCK* To make Ola Dubh 40, we take our Old Engine Oil (amped up to 10.5%) and age it for up to 6 months in casks that previously held Highland Park’s award winning 40 Year Old single malt whisky.

10.5% ABV Ola Dubh 1991 is the first in our annual Vintage Limited Edition Series (we only produced 20,000 bottles). It is aged exclusively in Highland Park casks from 1991 and is bottled at full strength – a mighty 10.5% abv.

(-- 6% ABV This light, slightly-sweet barrel-aged lager is the latest addition to our highly-acclaimed barrel-ageing project. Aged in casks from the renowned Speyside Distillery, Glenfarclas, a bottle of this will be just the ticket for a spring or summer evening. Best served at room temperature (or slightly chilled).

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Tullibardine 1488 Whisky Ale

Introducing our award winning and first ever genuine whisky ale!

There is more to us than just whisky. Our Tullibardine 1488 whisky ale is a unique brew designed to reflect the original character of the beer which was once produced at our brewery site in Perthshire.

The ale is brewed at the Bridge of Allan distillery which has been recognised for the quality of its beers and ale. We felt this was a perfect product to add to our range as our distillery is in fact built on the site of the brewery where King James IV stopped off to collect his ale in 1488, as the area was well noted for the excellence of its ale

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(--Highland Cask 7.4% ABV  In early 2014 good fortune smiled on Innis & Gunn. We were offered a small quantity of very rare oak barrels which had formerly been used to mature a famous 18-year old Single Malt Whisky from the Scottish Highlands.

(--Malt Whisky Trail 7.4% ABV  This limited release, rich Scotch Ale has been matured in specially selected casks from each of the five whisky-producing regions of Scotland. 

(--Irish Whiskey Finish 7.4% ABV  Our sturdy Scottish Stout has been matured over American oak heartwood that has been infused with Irish Whiskey. The result is a rich, complex beer with a velvety smooth finish and notes of dark chocolate, coffee and treacle

(--Scotch Whisky Porter 7.4% ABV This porter has been matured over oak infused with a fine Scotch Whisky to give it its unique depth and complexity

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We taken our award winning Milestone Ale, and aged it in an Arran Malt Whisky Casks which were previous used for making Bourbon, making a distinctive Special Reserve for this year with a sweet edge to it. Special Reserve is available in 750ml Champaign style bottles to finish off the presentation of this truly special beer.

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Dark Island Reserve - An Extraordinary Ale.

The idea behind the Dark Island Reserve was to create a super-premium, unique and special beer that set new standards in Britain in quality of product and packaging. Since it’s won the packaging industry award for presentation, I think we can say we are achieving our aims.

Using our iconic Dark Island Ale, which is then matured in aged Orkney malt whisky casks for three months, gives this bottled ale a new dimension.

The markets for Dark Island Reserve are quite exclusive and shall remain so as our production is deliberately limited. Retailers, deli’s and off licenses which specialise in their field will stock this exciting new product.

The bottle size of 75cl and its’ 10% alcohol by volume means this ale is designed to be savoured.

Each bottle is hand bottled and labeled with the individual Gyle number. Classic Dark Island flavours of smooth roast malt, dark chocolate, caramel, figs and dates combine with vanilla, spice and bitter orange flavours from the wood and whisky.

The front label depicts an etching of the famous Orkney Standing Stones and includes the short description – DARK ISLAND RESERVE The Extraordinary Orcadian Ale. Dark Island Reserve is a rich strong Orcadian ale. After a gentle fermentation at our brewery in Quoyloo, the beer is finished in old oak casks formerly used to mature fine malt whisky. This unhurried process creates a timeless classic full of fruit, spice, oak and roast malt flavours.

Each label is finished, as with the entire Orkney range, with the signature of Andrew Fulton our Head Brewer.

If you are looking for an ale to savour or the perfect gift for a real ale fan then this is the very thing.
 

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Fraoch celebrates 20 years of brewing with this very special limited edition. This 11% alc/vol, triple version; matured in ex-sherry casks previously used to mature single malt Speyside whiskey for 20 years.

11% alc/vol version of our Fraoch is matured in ex-sherry casks previously used to mature Auchentoshan single malt. Brewed as an 11% Fraoch heather ale then matured in ex sherry/malt whisky casks giving a rich, creamy brew full of notes of sherry & barley wine with a wood & whisky finish.

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 (--4.8 % 500ml  A superb balanced beer with ‘smokey’ overtones from peated malt. With a measure of English Whisky from St. George’s Distillery in Norfolk, it is rich in flavour.

 

                                                                                                                                           

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                                                           5.0% ABV straw coloured highly hopped beer, winner of CAMRA Scotland's Bottle Conditioned Beer of the Year in 2010.
 

 

 

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