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

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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A true old fashioned stout. A dark combination of malt and roast with some hops. Strongly flavored and well balanced.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, wheat malt, roasted barley. Northdown, Yakima, Galena and Goldings hops.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (4398) - Bergen, - AUG 24, 2012
A massive 0.5l bottle. This bottle has to weight at least 2 or 3 kilos. Anyhow, it pours a clear a clear deep deep ruby-brown body with a small but heavy lacing beige head. It smells light roasted and berry-sweet, some clear chocolate tones here and perhaps also some burned caramel. Not horrible. It has a really thin oily texture and its quite soft carbonated. Light roasted flavors also, some chocolate. Really easy to drink, and its leaving a mild dry tongue. Not bad, not great. 20.07.2012


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2675) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Cask Half Pint at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London in July 2011 - Pitch Black in colour. Very Malty; roast malts, lots of liquorice, espresso coffee, chocolate, caramel. Hoppy; earthy bitter hops. Well balanced stout. Roast malty throughout, dry and increasingly bitter into the finish. Very drinkable. Nice Stout! (2011-07-30)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6071) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2016
On cask at the Stockbridge Tap. Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn head. Nose - roast and dark chocolate. Taste - more of the same. A BT of biscuit spice in there too. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet crunchy texture and a long dry crunchy finish. Overall - Id say this was into dry stout territory.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (4920) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
500ml bottle shared in the corporate hospitality area @ GBBF 16, as one of the disappointingly few exclusive bottled beers there. Pours black, thin ring of -off-white head. Taste is rather thin, a touch dry with a valiant hint of roast on the finish. Next.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (18795) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 4, 2016
Tap @ Lyric, London. Almost black with a creamy head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and roasted moderate bitter finish. 240316

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (11925) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Cask at the golden Grove. Pours black, nose is roasted, chocolate, liquorice, taste is sweet, liquorice, chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1533) - ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
On draught at the Nags Head in Reading a year or so ago. Black with a light bubbly brown head. Nice and roasted stout, with a dark malt body and a chocolate, albeit not entirely clean finish. A reasonable stout.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (188) - SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle from Home Bargains. This was being sold around the £1 mark. Great value as it's a really good stout. Sweet then a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (2077) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2016
Cask at the Crosse Keys, London EC3. Plus black with a small off white head, leaving good lacing. Aroma of chocolate malt and mocha. Sweetness is almost that of a sweet stout, with a light bitterness. Velvet smooth texture, body is rather light, soft carbonation. Light roasting to sweet finish. A good beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Don2711 (429) - - JAN 26, 2016
Dark roast aroma. Dark brown appearance. Caramel and sweet chocolate taste and good strength. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (1288) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 23, 2016
On cask. Black body, light brown head. Aroma and taste of chocolate, coffee, cream, berries and floral hops. Creamy texture, medium body. Very nice stout.


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