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Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: Stout
Stoke-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A true old fashioned stout. A dark combination of malt and roast with some hops. Strongly flavored and well balanced.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, wheat malt, roasted barley. Northdown, Yakima, Galena and Goldings hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2005 Black body with a fine brown head. Mild roasted aroma with metallic hints and a bit of hop. Notes of sweet chocolate. Also mild in the flavor, roasted malt and coffee tones. Some bitterness in the end and a medium body. A good stout, but very easy and not one that knocks you out!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16449) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2005
Bottle: Pours a pitch black colour into the glass. Long lasting tan head. Has a roasted smell, coffee and chocolate in the smell too. The taste is roasted and coffee and chocolate is also present. The aftertaste is dry and i a feel a hint of smokyness too.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2005
Bottle. Pours black, with a frothy tan head. Aroma is slightly roasted malt, notes of coffe and chocolate is present. Taste is Dark roast, with hints of coffe, and a lingering roasted aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2005
[bottle] :pours pitch black with a medium tan head which shrinks to a film quite quickly. strong aromas of roasted coffee are found first but there is also a definite smokyness and a little chocolate is there as well. feels well bodied for its alcohol content, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 15, 2005
Bottle. Black Colour with a small tan head. Light roasted coffee aroma and a super dry, roasted coffee chocolat taste. Medium body and a light sweet dry dry dry finish. Maybe not the best stout but maybe the dryest.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 6, 2005
Black beer with a tiny light brown head. Roast malt aroma with licorice and leather. Deep dry flavour, roast with some tar and mud and maybe a little sour note. A lighter cousin of the Danish "Limfjordsporter" (which is half porter, half strong stout)? That’s the highest acclaim a stout can get from me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2005
Got to say first of all that Im not used to stout,but this is good.Incredibly dark appearance and nice brewed coffee aroma with a wonderful burned smoke taste.This has got some real good flavours going on!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2005
UPDATED: APR 27, 2012 Bottle Conditioned - A black beer with hardly any head. The aroma is very roasty with some coffee and licquorice. The taste is more of the same with some coal and peat notes too. This is a perfect example of a mid alcohol range Stout and one of the best English Bottle Conditioned beers, worthy of its awards. Top quality Score 4.0
Subsequent ratings scored 3.9 and 4.1. Score unaltered

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2005
Bottle. Black with medium sized beige head. Rich aroma and flavor. Tar and liqourice, coffee and hops, oily flavor and mouthfeel. Complex. Nice one.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kivitatti (6) - FINLAND - FEB 28, 2005 does not count
Blackish brown, nearly opaque; nice brown head. Sweet malty aroma. The flavour is not so malty, rather an intensive liqourice-like one. Not that much hops I was expecting.


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