Black Cab | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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3.81/5
Very Good
272 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
England, United Kingdom
fullers.co.uk

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ferrari29 on 11-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,726
Reviews:
73
Ratings:
272
pDev:
11.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
55
Trade:
0
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3.16/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Molasses, robusto coffee and tar in flavour with a gentle mouth feel. Bit of hoppy bite to it as an aftertaste but not enough for my liking. Could do with more ethanol in it. If you desire a session stout then this is for you, but I like stouts to have a rich mouth-feel and a good hit of alcohol and a bit more bitter. Stout lite!

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3.17/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

77th Review
Served in half pint glass

Enjoyed at Churchill Arms on Christmas Eve while visiting London.

A: Medium brown. No visible head, but a few soapy, tan bubbles appear after I take the first sip.

S: Coffee, dark chocolate, and burnt/well-toasted dark roasted malt. Hint of candied pecans and molasses. Coffee notes come thru more than anything else though.

T: Bold, dark roasted coffee start to finish. Not too much else going on here and that is kind of boring to me. I get a little dark roasted malt and chocolate, but these subtle flavours are overshadowed by coffee.

M: Medium bodied and almost no carbonation.

O: A somewhat enjoyable english stout served on cask; however, I personally think it smells better than it tastes as there is just nothing going on for me other than coffee. I'd be curious to try this on draft and a little colder to see if the profile of the beer changes as temp changes.

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3.21/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle at Heathrow. Almost black pour with tiny beige head, barely more than a ring. Roast grain, burnt toast and a touch of sweetness for the aroma. Body seems a tad light. Taste had the roasty bitterness up front, minor sweet flavors. Not bad, but on target.

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Black Cab from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 272 ratings