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Great Yorkshire (prev Cropton) Blackout

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Brewed by Great Yorkshire (prev Cropton)
Style: Porter
Cropton, England

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A complex blend of fine English Malts, Blackout is a porter ale produced from a unique 1930’s recipe which has only recently been recovered.
The rich, smooth taste will help you relax and unwind, but treat with care, this porter is not called Blackout for nothing.
We hope you enjoy a taste of the past.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5744) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Cask HP at The Old Bell Fleet St. As Yorkshire Blackout. Very dark orange brown, still, creamy beige head. Aroma is mostly chocolate syrup - the type you get on ice cream, cheap brownies, chocolate fro yo. Body is fairly light, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste has more thin artificial chocolate, raisins, vanilla, some kvass, dark breads, touch salty, dry into the finish with a touch of ash. Works quite well. bit sweet and thin for me but decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2016
Cask at the haymarket. Pours ruby brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, milk, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (392) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2016
On cask at Haymarket bar. Pours clear dark Redding black. Nose of vanilla pods, chocolate orange, black coffee. Full bodied, creamy, dark malts, molasses.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (420) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Loads of chocolate and vanilla. Smooth and creamy. Decent porter, enjoyed this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
comperchris (74) - - MAY 17, 2016
It may have just been a long day but I really enjoyed this. Nose of cherry Chocolate and taste of sweet coffee. w4nt down far too easily.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4974) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 9, 2016
Keg@York tap
rich fruity damsons and chocolate on nose, full bodied moderate carbonation deep ruby brown, beige lacing, licorice, chocolate & toast. Moreish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
uckelman (576) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2015
Dark brown. Not much head. Huge vanilla aroma. Caramel and roasted malt flavors. Dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martpez (110) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Much better on tap then in bottle. chocolatey but not too sweet. A bit watery in the bottle, but this isnt the case on tap. For someone like me who likes the taste of sweet stouts but finds milk stouts overpowering it is perfect for my fix.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
big chocolate and vanilla aromas, looks a bit like cola, smooth rich chocolate flavour with hints of vanilla not cloying and very well balanced. superb beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6492) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Björn, 2015-05-29.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Caramel, fudge, malt, bread.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, fudge, roasted malt,.


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