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Barrel-Aged Gunnpowder IPA

Barrel-Aged Gunnpowder IPA, Innis & Gunn Brewing Co.
Judges Ratings 

Combining two of craft beer’s most popular categories, Barrel-Aged Gunnpowder IPA brings together a fresh and vibrant IPA that is accentuated by the flavors of bourbon barrel aging.
This beer is definitely an IPA first with the notes of the barrel actually rounding out the bitterness that hops typically impart in the beer. A bright and fresh aroma of tropical fruits and citrus followed by a nice smoothness coming from the untoasted bourbon barrels. Being mid-range on both IBU and ABV, our IPA delivers a satisfying and flavorful experience.
Innis & Gunn Barrel Aged Gunnpowder IPA is an American inspired India Pale Ale brewed with Summit, Cascade, and Citra hops and finished over untoasted bourbon barrels. The beer is 5.6% ABV and has 54 IBUs.

Beverage Profile
Cascade, Centennial, Mandarina Bavaria
Extra Pale Malt, Munich Malt
Judges Review 

Brewery Introduction

In 2002 our Founder and Master Brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp was asked to create a beer to mature in bourbon barrels to impart a sweet, malty flavour. This beer would then be thrown out, and the barrels would go on to age spirits. But Dougal had a brain wave; What if this was the start of something... Read More