Black Cab | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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86
very good
264 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by ferrari29 on 11-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
264
Reviews:
72
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.69%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 264 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of KidsDoc
3.28/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tdenham
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Diogorc
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of risenz
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mercarood
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reminds me of London. Certainly London's pride! A very good stout.

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Photo of beerdrifter
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Pitch black pour with a one finger off-white head that fades quickly with minimal lacing. Roasty, subtly sweet nose with hints of dark chocolate, cocoa, espresso, vanilla, and toffee. The taste follows suit with lots of roasty dark and milk chocolate up front along with hints of vanilla, burnt toast, cocoa, espresso, and subtle licorice. The mouthfeel is moderately thick with medium carbonation, great balance, and a smooth, subtly bitter finish. Overall, another solid and highly drinkable offering from Fuller's.

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Photo of personpitch
3.08/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a very dark brown with ruby tinges and a small,quickly dissipating khaki head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-sweet chocolate,slight coffee notes,mocha,prunes
T:
-bitter chocolate,long-lingering coffee,mocha,nutty,prunes
F:
-surprisingly light feel for a beer brewed with oats
-medium carbonation,light-medium body
O:
A really nice Stout.
I just wished for a lil more complexity

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Photo of AugustusRex
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drunkenmess
3.49/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This one was a little different for me. Didn't really care for it. No disrespect for Fullers, they make really good beer. Jus not my cup of tea. Basic bland stout, a little too sweet for me. Idk you go try it. See what's up...

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Photo of Griffin1845
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BostonJustin
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PReust
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I'm having trouble describing this....it's really sweet, not robust or bitter. It's fine.

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Photo of SputnikMonroe
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of maxist
3.42/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samEBC
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tsch
2.26/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Commercial transnational parody on a good beer

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Photo of HurrahBeer
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scottscholtens
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DrainBamage
4.74/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours deep black, highly carbonated, nice frothy head. Smells of smooth roasted malts. Tastes of roasted coffee malts. Goes down real smooth with a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. Overall this is a really good Irish Dry Stout. High recommend.

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Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drew74
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black Cab from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3.85 out of 5 based on 264 ratings.
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