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


on tap

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.

BBB63's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6294) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle and served in no-nik imperial pint glass: Clean deep golden near amber hue with a lasting frothy head and good spotty lace. The aroma has notes of grassy and herbal hop, dusty pale malts, hint of crystal, very slight butterscotch British Ale yeast ester. The taste is smooth malt versus bittering hop balance. While not overly complex it is an easy drinker and far better than the other offering I had from this brewery. Slight acidic fruitiness from the yeast and some lingering metallic notes. The mouth feel is light to medium bodied with a sprite bite, tinny finish. Overall a solid drinker that methinks would be most excellent on handpull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sibarh (69) - POLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Kolor - bursztynowy, klarowny, Piana - drobna, lekko "brudna", średnio wysoka, średnio trwała, Zapach - ziołowo-owocowy lekki, Smak - ziołowo-owocowo-chmielowy - intensywny, spore zielsko, średnia słodycz, średnia ziołowa goryczka, Poprawne

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (117) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) Clear deep amber colour with a creamy off white head. Aroma of toffee, biscuit and red berries. Taste is malty, flavours of caramel and red berries plus a little bit of orange citrus. Quite rich and light bodied but a smooth texture. A malty, biscuity finish. An overall good easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2196) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Cask at William Jolle (Spoons), Northwood Hills. An amber/brown coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Malty, caramel aroma. Tastes malty, caramel, fruity, slight sweetness. Decent ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1943) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Cask. Pours reddy chestnut with an off white head. Cakey aroma. Medium body, light carbonation. Dark fruit cake with a hint of licorice and some orange. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SarkyNorthener (2540) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Chestnut beer with tight medium head and patchy lacing. Aroma is malty and toffee. Taste is rich malts, toffee, light roasted malts, a little chocolate and some fruitiness. Medium bodied. Suprising how well this stands up in a bottle. Excellent, morish beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3312) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Tap at Bar Molotow, Helsinki. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, sweetness, toffee and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2459) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 10, 2014
bottle @ John’s Grocery / Ipwa City IA --- Hazy dirty orange amber color, frothy sea of tan head, streaks of lace. Good aroma of caramel and malt. Taste is caramel malt that adds toffee and biscuit before adding light grass bittering in the finish. A typical, but really good English brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1909) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2015 From WLVL Lovely caramel malty ESB. Enough hops to keep things from being too sweet complex flavor but goes down easy. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13217) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at Ravintola Kirjakauppa. Clear nut brown color, small steady off-white head. Nutty caramelly aroma. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Nutty, caramellly, even a bit salty. Close to Fullers Esb. Perharps a bit less hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6794) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 7, 2014
50 cl bottle @ Oluthuone Pekko.
Pours clear amber color with a small head. Very nutty and malty aroma and flavor, mild hops on the nose, some caramel and dry fruity notes on the flavor. Somewhat creamy and slick palate with a bitter dry malty finish. A straightforward, typical English Bitter. Clean. A bit too English for me though. Decent anyway.

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