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84
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style
Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: Porter
Stoke-on-Trent, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 170   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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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10305) - - APR 19, 2013
Botella. Amber brown like colour. Quite sweet dark fruity plum candy like bit aroma with some roastiness under all that sweetness. Good mouthfeel. Quite sweet flavour, dark fruity plum roasty like, some chocolate too. Rather too sweet.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (5994) - Freising, 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 (2776) - 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 (1789) - 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 (2707) - 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 (1564) - 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

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (6903) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 26, 2016
500ml bottle. Very dark chestnut color. Medium size, tan head, stays. Perfume, peach, fruity, sweet, plums in aroma. Plum, peach, roast, perfume in taste. Plums and peach in aftertaste. Feels watery in mouth. Drinkable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Antzrhere (141) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2016
On tap. Pours dark red almost black. Aroma is fruit crumble. Taste is buttery dark fruits, prune and some chocolate.For such novelty beer this is exceptionally balanced beer. Dont bother with bottled version, its thin and almost mediocre compared to cask brilliance. Very nice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2449) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Pour a finger of head on a black body. Aroma is mild caramel and mild fruits. Taste is mild fruit, roast malt bitterness with a long dry bitter finish. The texture is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (728) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2016
On tap at Elm Tree, Durham. Dark amber, clear. Fine creamy tan head. Medium oily body. Lots of plum evident in flavor, sweet. Aroma is plum and malt. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1779) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2016
Cask @Cloisters, Edinburgh. Pours dark brown, off white head. Nose is plum, caramel, prunes, dark fruits also some chocolate. Taste is cherry rather than plum also some chocolate.


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