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Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: English Strong Ale
Stoke-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - October to January. Available Bottle Conditioned as Christmas Ale.
This sweet malty winter ale has a port-like aroma, oranges and lemons play around the edges of the tongue whilst dried fruit and cinnamon drive home the wonderful warming effect, the walnut aftertaste completes this slice of Christmas time in a glass.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3245) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2012
500ml bottle at 7.4%. Pours a very dark brown with a medium head. Aroma is bready, nutmeg, other Christmas spice and a little coffee. Taste has spice and coffee to start. Bready finish with some coffee on the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4381) - Burgos, SPAIN - DEC 4, 2011
Bottle from The Cave, as Titanic Christmas Ale, 7.6% ABV. A small fountain when opening. Hazy dark copper colour, huge off-white head. Nose is yeasty, spicy, candy sugar. Flavour is malty, sour fruits, spices, nutty, some tartness, slight alcoholic, sweet caramel. Fruity and sour finish. Medium bodied. Lots of things going on here, but not sure if balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (13057) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2011
On tap at The Wellington in Birmingham, pours dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of light brown sugar and toffee. Flavour is much more full-bodied than the nose suggests, with toffee, burnt caramel and earthy hops. Full-bodied palate - malt heavy initially, with a hop finish. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16189) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottle from Havnens vin og tobak. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are dried fruits, orange, nuts, caramel, malt and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13932) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, roasted malt, caramel, spices. Flavour is hop, caramel, alcohol, roasted malt, spices, berries. Medium to full body. OK/ Nice beer.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - FEB 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear and brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, cinnamon, anis and cloves. The flavor is very close to the nose. The palate is spices, bitterness and alcoholwarmth. Overall the beer has an odd bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2744) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2011
Bottle from Beers of Europe as ’Christmas Ale’. Reddish-brown pour with a beige head. Toffee, caramel and dark fruit aromas with some port like qualities in the nose. Grapefruit, pineapple and candied peel flavours. Whole fruit mouthfeel. Rich, warming Christmas beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12578) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2011
Deep red amber with a lasting off-white head. Fruity and spicy aroma with a hnt of funk. Dry and slightly tart malty flavour with caramel and chocolate, some fruit and spice and a mild roasted finish

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dedollewaitor (15404) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2010
Bottle @ Liva , Kolding. Pours amber copper with a creamy white head. Spices and alcohol. Quite heavy. Sitcky and oily. Hot alcohol. . . Off.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (10756) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2010
Bottle from Superbest Hellerup. Red/Brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, caramel, spice and roasted malt.


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