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


on tap

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   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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Svesse (8682) - 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 (1266) - 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 (7583) - 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 (732) - 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 (1115) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Cask pint at Deacon Brodies in Edinburgh. Quite heavy. And very dark. Some head.

harrisoni (18970) - 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

The_Osprey (8442) - 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.

Stuu666 (14053) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2016
Cask at the haymarket. Pours ruby brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, milk, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet.

Evilkniamhel (1025) - 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.

likeatrainwreck (573) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2016
Loads of chocolate and vanilla. Smooth and creamy. Decent porter, enjoyed this one.

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