Yorkshire Blackout | The Great Yorkshire Brewery

10 Ratings

Brewed by:
The Great Yorkshire Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BlackHaddock on 08-01-2013

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of captaincoffee
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Half on tap at Shambles in York. Pours dark ruby brown with a small creamy head that leaves a partial coating on the glass. Nose is light milk chocolate and some roasted and earthy notes. Flavor is very chocolate...surprised there isn't added chocolate here. Some earthy notes from the hops, but turns nicely bitter into the finish. Quite and enjoyable stout at this ABV.

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Photo of jroof1
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pin
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Malt_Man
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served cool from 500ml bottle into straight pint glass.

L) Black with reddish tinge, opaque. Thin off-white bubbly film.

S) Interesting sourish odour overlays the usual burnt malt odours.

T) Really nice chocolate-type flavour, no strong burnt malt flavour, slight hint of bitterness. Some vanilla sweetness too. Lots happening, all good, all in balance.

F) Quite an easy drinking dark beer. Quite light and fairly well carbonated.

O) Really like this one, easy to drink, but lots of nice balanced flavours to enjoy. Recommended.

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Photo of prinnysquad
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Tdenham
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of interzen
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of deebo
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Massive pour at pivni in York.
Served with a thin layer of a creamy off white head. This baby is pretty damn dark. Can get some light to shine through at the top when held to the light. Aroma is big time sweet dark chocolate. Very nice. Taste is really chocolate forward without having an acrid or bitter lingering finish. Well done. If you like a chocolate beer this is a good one. Reminds me of a sweet or milk stout as it has a nice slightly sweet finish with just a bit of carbonation zing.

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Photo of Andy_Luft
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of BlackHaddock
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

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Yorkshire Blackout from The Great Yorkshire Brewery
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 10 ratings
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