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

bottled
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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dchad56 (443) - - APR 20, 2017
Bottle - dark with very large frothy tan head. Different plum aroma - strong. Good mouthfeel. Fruity, plum tasting, quite sweet. Not my favourite porter.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (411) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - MAR 25, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2017 Bottle. Deep brown with a medium tan head. Fruity aroma of plums, strawberries, toffee, biscuit, resin, toast, chocolate, hints of soapy notes. Medium well rounded taste, slightly on the bitter side, roasty smooth bitterness on finish. Light to medium body, medium carbonation, very drinkable. Excellent!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bobaliscious (1) - Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2017 does not count
Delicious!! would not have tried this but got a sample at work (Beer Buyer at Waitrose) - loved it, heady aroma, good balance of flavour and soooo easy drinking!!Go out and get some!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (5001) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle from Asda, Metrocentre. Very dark brow-red in colour with a thin white head. It has a rich red fruit, plum and currant flavour followed by a bitter-sweet tart fruity and oak finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blueruin (44) - - MAR 7, 2017
Plum is very apparent, much more so than I expected it to be. Lovely dark ruby colour Aroma Is of stone fruit too. Very minimal head - virtually none. Sweet, almost sugar-y fruit finish with minimal bitterness. Truth be told, it does what it says on the tin and its impressive, but its probably a bit too fruity for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (6101) - GERMANY - FEB 17, 2017
(cask) clear deep amber-ruby colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of peach cobbler and lemon zest, with some greek yoghurt, raisins and gently roasted malts. flavour is more of the same, lots of peaches and raisins, with a touch of herbal hops, earth and a medium-bitter nettle finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2849) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
On gravity cask at Yard of Ale in Broadstairs. Pours a very dark reddish brown with a tan head. The smell is dark fruit, brown sugar, roasted malt. The taste is dark fruit, definite plum in there, roasted malt, brown sugar ending a little crisp. Light/medium with mild carbonation. Nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1876) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 11, 2017
Bottle. Pours dark brown with nice sticky beige head. Aroma: full of canned plums, sweet, milk chocolate, wheaty notes- nostalgic aroma for me. Taste: sweet, plums, juicy, some balancing sourness, bitterness and dryness of plum sone. Up to medium body. Interesting and good if you like plums. Dry-bitterish finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
Cask Half Pint at White Horse Old Ale Festival 2012, Parsons Green, London in Nov 2012 - Dark Ruby in colour. Very Fruity; soft fruits, lots of plums. Spicy. Malty; caramel, toasty malts. Hoppy; Goldings hops. Sweet plum fruity malty throughout leading to a dry finish. Definitely unusual. Interesting. Drinkable. (2012-11-25)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (1600) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2017
On cask @ the Guildford arms Edinburgh a dark reddish brown beer with plum aroma flavour is rich sweet plum and prunes hints of chocolates hoppy lift on the finish


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