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

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (991) - USA - JAN 19, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle. Dark black stout. Strong malty chocolate flavour but not over powering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4961) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2013
Cask at the Euston Tap. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is big chocolate creamy milk lactose. The flavour is light bitter light sweet with a watery malt chocolate hop fudgy palate. Fully bodied with flat carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5732) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2013
Draft at Euston Tap. Pours clear red brown with a tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, fudge, lactose. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1761) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle rhythm +booze. Pours with a thin tan head soon turns to a slight ring around glass. Colour v dark ruby. Aroma is very strong hot chocolate great! Taste is Sweet coco with vanila and roasted bitter finish. Low carbonation medium body. Very nice beer like a before bed drink when uve run out of cadburys hot choc!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Keg Euston tap. As yorkshire blackout. Dark caramel red colour with a thin off white grey head. Aroma is sweet caramel coffee syrup , kamp coffee. Flavour is caramel , biscuit malt with sweet coffee extract. Feels a bit fake. A bit stale. Medium light body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Keg at the Euston Tap - London. Pours brown with a foamy, beige head. Lots of slightly artificial chocolate powder in the aroma, perhaps some coffee. Medium sweet flavor with sugary milk chocolate and subtle roasted malts. Light to medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Sweet finish with a bit of earthy bitterness and more semi-artificial cocoa. So so.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1322) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
500ml bottle. Black ruby-brown tinged colour, foamy beige head leaving alittle lacing and strong aroma of rich cocoa chocolate drink powder with hints of malt & raisins. Taste is chocolatey malt with fruity raisin & roasted notes plus some lingering bitterness. Fairly watery light bodied, low carbonation, roasted bitter finish. OK.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with red hues. A medium head that dissipates to a ring around the edge of the glass. An aroma of cocoa and vanilla is quite strong. The taste is cocoa, some bitter hops, lactose and roasted malts. The beer is more like a schwarzbier in texture. Very good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackHaddock (4124) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
500ml Bottle conditioned: BBD 7th Aug 2013, poured at home some 8 days earlier into an ’Abbot Ale’ glass tankard. Lovely black colour with a full and lasting beige head. Chocolate esters and tastes rule the brew completely, rich and creamy feel to the whole brew: a chocolate orange flavour arrives as the beer warms in the glass, which sets it apart from other Porters I’ve tried. Really enjoyed this beer, my fourth and final bottle during a ’random tasting evening’ I undertook with myself.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6314) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Medium beige head. Clear brown body. Strong perfumy vanilla and cocoa aroma, fairly simple. Sweet vanilla and cocoa taste, very strong, with spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish cocoa and vanilla aftertaste with earthy notes. Weird. A very simple and straightforward flavour, and quite strong, too, but no special ingredients. Nice, but a bit one-dimensional. (0.5l bottle, from Clarke’s, Whitby.)


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