overall
46
85
style
Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: Bitter
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Previously brewed at 3.9%
Cast yourself adrift with this fruity and malty,red brown bittersweet beer. It has a serene caramel character and the finish is dry and fruity. Hops: Yakima Galena, Goldings.

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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34952) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2004
[Cask at Charlies Bar, Copenhagen] A hazy deep red beer with a small beige head. The nose is light, but sweet with notes of berries especially lingonberries. The flavor is sweet and very bitter with notes of bisquites besides some floral notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (22145) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask at cloiseters ... copper ... sweet toffee malt ... dry hop front ... little sweet toffee in linger ... very bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2012
Cask at Wellington, Birmingham
Dark mahogany color, beautiful with its red shades. The aroma shows a suspicious light trace of apples. The flavor has some quite good dark caramel and roasted malts, with traces of apples too, and correct bitterness. I wonder about the bitterness, but its a pretty good Bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (17593) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask at the Victoria Inn, Rugby, 17/04/13. Dark amber/copper with a thin off white head that retains well. Good lacing ensues. Nose is dark malts, fruit, light toffee, a little thin overall. Taste comprises berry fruits, Ribena Lite, touch of hops, malt, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitterness in the finish. Drinkable but a safe bitter which doesnt set my world on fire.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16241) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
Cask at OConnells. Clear copper color, good off-white creamy head. Aroma has caramel and light earthy hops. Light-bodied. Caramel, leafy hops, even toffee. Lingering English bitterness in the aftertaste. Sweet, light and a bit hoppy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14460) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2011
Cask @ The Rake, London. Nice red color, decent foamy white head. Smell some sweetness, lightly cellar and lightly bitter. Decent bitter taste. Decent carbo, low to medium body.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
imdownthepub (13554) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2006
Cask conditioned at The Plough, Warmington, Warks. Muddy brown with no head. This was in awful condition, a vinegar nose with a flat, monotonous palate. There was some fruit, berry, but overall this Lifeboat had gone down with the ship. Terrible.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11496) - Troms, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Cask by hand-pump, half pint at York Tap. Creamy beige head resting over a dark brown coloured body. Spotty lacing down the glass. Malt-fruity aroma. Taste of caramel malts, earth and dark fruits with a little tartness beneath it all. Slightly roasted malts to the ending. Mild floury palate. Okay (York 10.07.2014).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10247) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2010
Cask (@Three Legged Mare, York): Amber coloured, quite stable creamy off-white head; distinctive toasty and dry fruity nose; moderate to solid dry bitter flavour, quite light bodied, but not watery; lingering malty and dry bitter finish. Pleasant and tasty.....

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (9789) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2008 Cask Handpump at The Harp Covent Garden, London 16-03-06. I thought the Harveys Sussex was unbeatable today until I tried this. A wonderful dark red beer with little head to speak of. The sweetness and bitterness are very good kept getting a pleasant vanilla taste with each slurp its difficult too sip. Extremely good beer. Cask at the Nut Tree, Murcott, Oxon, 15-06-08 in the company of Loz, Casey and Traci Dark brown light mahogany colour with a slight off white creamy head. Taste is fresh, even a little earthy, bit citrussy some pithiness comes through, hoppy on the end, tangy, marvellous.


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