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Titanic Golden Porter

Formerly brewed at Titanic (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stoke-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask, Special;
This special brew, for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, is something a little different: a beer using the ingredients designed to create the characteristics of a traditional porter, yet light in colour. The result is a golden beer, with a robust sweetness balanced by swathes of American hops, giving a smooth and powerful flavour, with a crisp finish. Hops used: Cascade, Northdown, Yakima Galena

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SilkTork (5543) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Oct/Nov 2012. JDW, Brighton. Pale thin gold. Citric rush - fresh, clean, and invigorating. Very tasty. Very moreish. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Cask handpull, The Larry (JDW), Nuneaton, 13/11/12. Solid, rounded, lemon-zested tang. Orange peel and pepper over biscuit crumbs. Hints of Sorachi-like old shrivelled tangerines and anise. Grass and herbs in the blender. Good tangy, husky, perfumed but bitter linger. Thick-collared gold draped with milky lace. Ripe tang of satsuma jelly, perfumed coriander on nose. Bit heavy on the perfume but hard to leave alone..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9051) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2012
Cask at JDW Manchester. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Tastes like a porter but looks like a bitter. I almost said you’ve poured the wrong beer ;-) Hoppiness in the aftertaste. A very interesting beer. Well done Titanic brewery!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
24th October 2012
Crosse Keys Spoons. Bright clear gold beer, good white head. Palate is smooth with mild minerally carbonation. A little malt cream. Reasonable hops - clean citrus - lemony. Nice sherbet tang underneath. Neutral finish. Nothing like a porter - not even close. But an all right beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (10633) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours golden amber, nose is fruity, orange, taste is similar, sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 01/11/12. A golden beer with an off-white head and lace. The aroma has creamy vanilla notes. Tastes flowery with more vanilla. Herbal notes. A nice beer where there is good hoppy notes too. I have no idea why it’s called a golden porter and glad that RateBeer has the sense to class it as a golden ale of which it’s a pretty good example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 6 Nov 2012. Poured a lightly hazy golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of big malt, vanilla and golden syrup. Some flowery hop flavours, with bready malt and treacle. Finish was peal, mango and toasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (17288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2012
Cellar run thanks to the bar manager at Sameul Peto. Golden clear a little puke but some peach fruit. Fine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21630) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2012
cask at sOrder ...golden amber ... thin white head .. soft fruit nose ...little soapy orange... nothing porter about this

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2012
Cask at the George, Croydon. Light hazy gold pour with a white head. Citrus, malt and vanilla nose. Grapefruit, pear and vanilla flavour. Light bitter finish.

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