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

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RATINGS: 273   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
skam (6) - Torino, - JAN 13, 2013
Bottiglia 500ml Nel bicchiere si presenta con il caratteristico colore scuro del suo stile, schiuma consistente color nocciola. Al palato l’aroma è di malto tostato con intense note di cioccolato, caramello e fondo di caffè bruciato che persistono anche dopo l’assaggio. I suoi timidi 4,5% lasciano un po’ perplessi, attribuendogli una modesta corposità, accompagnata da una eccessiva carbonazione vanno sparendo in un deciso finale secco. Dispiace che i nostri supermercati, a differenza di quelli inglesi non dispongano di un buon prodotto come questo.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McWorta (714) - LUXEMBOURG - JAN 25, 2015
Black colour with a small lightly brown/tan head with good lacings. Aromas of roasted bready malts, somewhat strongly toasty notes, bitter chocolate and roasted coffee.medium body, with a rather light alick texture offering a hint of sweetness moving forward to a roast malt bitterness though a faint fruityness is noticeable. Medium long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stout94 (4) - - JAN 15, 2015 does not count
Bottled variant. Very lively and bubbly but really tasty. Black body with a creamy head. Full bodied. Traditional stout without much chocolate or coffee flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sadacdur (13) - - DEC 31, 2014
I smelt roasted barley or coffee. Somehow I would like to have more body for this stout. Maybe oats would have made this beer better. But three star is good. Taste ends with mild hops but hoppy taste lasted quite a while.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle from Booths, MediaCityUK [071114]
Pitch black, big tan fluffy frothy head, good lacing
Aroma of soft burnt roast, charcoal, touch of dark fruits, some fruity coffee grounds
Taste of roasted malts, touch of burnt toast, some dark malts, bit of yeast, mellow dark coffee roast, dab of dark fruits
Palate - Soft carb. medium body, fairly bitter roasted malts. Finish is a bit dry, quite roasty
Overall - Not as good as I remember it when I had a bottle a few years ago, but it’s a decent stout, one of the better roasty one i’ve had

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (587) - - NOV 1, 2014
Rating the cask stout (with the shamrock logo) from old red cow in London. Caramel aroma. Slightly soft and smooth. Dark colour. Delicious! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6012) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -at Birmingham airport. Dark brown coloured, medium sized beige head, light chocolate in the nose. Roasted malt, chocolate and slight roasted coffee with pleasant bitterish chocolate finish. Easy drinkable and nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (5074) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Almost black with a medium head. On the sweet side with light roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and some weak notes of fruit. Relaxed and easy to drink. An ok one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (747) - Orsenigo, ITALY - SEP 27, 2014
On tap at Il Birratrovo in Como Full body, Roasted malts, sweet due to malts Enjoyable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buongiorgio00 (917) - - SEP 20, 2014
Davvero una stout coi fiocchi: intensa, cremosa, dai toni caffettosi persistenti e avvolgenti e note di cioccolato. Molto più di una classica stout inglese!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3678) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
Keg at the Wellington; opaque chestnut pour with a creamy beige head, roast and coffee aroma, taste has roast with some plain chocolate, creamy mouthfeel, coffee bitterness, very pleasant.


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