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


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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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stravale (3055) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 4, 2017
Cask @ The Brewery Tap, Chester [070417]
Very dark brown, dense beige head
Aroma of smooth dark malts, nice sweet dark chocolate, very mellow roast, good malts in this
Taste of sweet dark toffee malts, dark caramel chocolate, mellow roast, bit milky, mocha notes, good flavour even if a bit light
Palate - Medium body, smooth, light sweet. Finish of noce smooth light sweet chocolate caramel malts
Overall - More a malty brown ale - really liked this

Desverger (11091) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2017
[email protected] Tap, Waterloo, London shared with Tony (11/03/2017) - pours dark brown to black with a beige head. Aroma and taste is sweet and toasted malty, slight charred malty earthy, with chocolate, caramel, cocoa, hoppy backing, sweet malty close.

planky84 (3214) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2017
Cask at the Waterloo Tap, Waterloo. Reddish-brown pour with a beige head. Nose of raisin, chocolate, dark fruit. Flavours of chocolate ice cream, toffee. Very sweet. Not bad.

Rhombic (130) - SPAIN - MAR 11, 2017
Draught. Pours very dark red, brown, with a pale tan head. Aromas are malty, with cocoa and a pear-like note being the main highlights. Flavours are malty with balanced hops (lowish in IBUs). Finish on the short side, medium body.. Decent.

Svesse (8576) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2017
(Cask at Euston Tap, Euston, London, 24 Nov 2016) Black colour with creamy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with chocolate, coffee and a touch of vanilla. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, cacao, coffee, vanilla and a balanced cacao bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced porter. Nice one.

R4N5H (1163) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2017
On Cask at the Sir Robert Peel, Leicester on 05-Feb-2017. Dark brown, almost black in colour with a small tan coloured head. Aroma of cocao nibs, roasted malt and coffee beans. Medium body and soft carbonation. Taste of smoke, roasted malt, dark fruit and coffee. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good.

chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2017
From cask at Piccadilly Tap, Manchester on 18 January 2017. Dark reddish brown with a thin beige head. Some chocolate but a bit heavy on creamy caramel and vanilla for my taste. OK but not really my thing.

Heidbummer (602) - SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2016
Pours jet black with tan head. Soft carbonation. Loads of chocolate aroma. Coffee, chocolate and some smoke on the taste, hint of dark fruit. Smooth, full mouthfeel, punches above weight for abv. Seriously good.

gowdy (1097) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Cask pint at Deacon Brodies in Edinburgh. Quite heavy. And very dark. Some head.

harrisoni (18413) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Cask handpull at Blackfriar London. Black beer lasting tan head. Chocolate aroma. Milk chocolate in the mouth. Sone Bournville chocolate flavour. A little one trick and the finish is a little grainy but ok

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