Titanic Iron Curtain Russian Stout

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

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional.
This is in the style of a traditional imperial Russian stout, but at a lower-than-usual strength. It has a deep, rich and burnt flavour which complements the biscuity malt character, balanced by large quantities of hops

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Cask. Black in colour. Very malty; roast/burnt malts, lots of liquorice, lots of coffee. Fruity; berries, dark fruits. Well hopped. Oily. Tarry. Viscous. Full bodied for ABV. Liked this a lot. Nice beer! (2008)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (26412) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Cask (backlog). Black colour with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is liquorice, ripe fruits, some toasted notes along with mild chocolate to it. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, some dark dried fruits as well as mild wooden notes.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (5306) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle. Black with a small head.Malty quite robust flavour with a medium body. Not really enough power to be classed as an Imperial Stout. More like a porter. reasonable but could be better.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanoi (922) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle. Marked as call aged for six months, which is aliased here. Nose is very muted, light licorice, blackcurrant. Taste is fruity, licorice, barrel faint roast. Mouthfeel is painfully thin. This is a porter in profile and is the worst imperial stout Ive ever had. Much better reviewed below on cask, which Id be willing to try but this is poor in the bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (3609) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours black with a thin head. Aroma is roast, blackcurrant lozenges and a little vanilla. Taste has chocolate to start with a soft wood finish. A little coffee.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2817) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a thin beige head, aroma is light malt with hints of biscuit, the taste is medium bitterness with a dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (2438) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A black colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, fudge, some roasted malts, slight caramel and subtle smoke. Taste of chocolate, fudge, some roasted malts, slight caramel, a little raisin, subtle liquorice and spicy hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, roasted, chocolatey bitterness in the finish. A flavourful, chocolatey, fudge flavoured stout. Subtle fruit breaks the malty, fudginess of the beer. A great titanic beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (12496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours black, rich and fruity, plum, dry, sweet chocolate, quite bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (8464) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol, March 2014. Opaque, jet black with a thin, off-white head. Big, bitter chocolate and black coffee notes, with a dryish finish. Enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
1.69 per pint and WS. Insane price for such a beautiful brew! Would buy every time. +2 for value.


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