Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A red/brown, full bodied beer hoppy and bitter with a sweetness and roast malt flavor and a good strong finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
8th July 2012
Clear amber beer, tidy off white head. Crispy palate, minerals. Fair amount of malt with a whisper of toffee. Malt cream. Suppressed citrus provides a modicum of balance but this a malt led beer. Itís the freshness and creamy malt that wins the day!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1694) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
19/05/12 - Three Tuns Dronfield, on as guest. Heavier beer, nothing distinguishing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (986) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Amber brown beer with limited white head sweet carmel flavour with hoppy counter balance hint of roasted malt with intense alcohol flavour pronounced bitter finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3723) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Cask by handpump at West Kirk, Ayr - clear deep amber red, thin bubbly beige head, no detectable aroma at serving temperature, no lacing, caramel and berry fruit flavour, bit thin bodied, very easy to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The Wellington,Birmingham.Poured a reddish brown with a minimal white head.Roast malt and treacle aroma.Malt,caramel,fruit and citrus in the taste.Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1680) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2013
cask at the ralph (jdw), richmond. amber body with a thin white head. spice fruit oak vanilla some choolate malt some roasted malt. bittersweet. bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
Off cask at wetherspoons. Tasty enough, maybe tastes a bit stronger than it is. Other than that, pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (911) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
Swift 1/2 at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Deep red- brown, with a dense off-white head. Roast malt sweetness, with a flavour from 1970ís sweetshop that has been bugging me since last night, so Iím going to say pear drops and rhubarb and custard: just a hint, mind. Lovely silky mouthfeel, and a generous bitter finish. One of the best premium bitters Iíve had in a long while. Hope to try a pint or two.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5832) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 1, 2012
Poured a clear golden brown almost copper colour with a thin broken tan head. The aroma was of treacle and very strong. The flavour was bitter with malt and caramel. The palate had some metallic bitterness. A satisfying winter ale. Serve warm!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12572) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle from Star Grocery in Berkeley, CA. Pours dark copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of mild roast malt with a brisk floral/citrus hop accompaniment. Med body or better. Flavor is fruit, floral and thereís some citrus. Maybe a little earthiness lingering below. Itís quite fresh and tasty. Finishes towards dry, towards bitter, and full of flavor. Yummy stuff.

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