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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional - introduced November 2011.
Note: This is the unpasteurised, cask conditioned version, typical served by hamdpump & mainly available in the UK. The keg version is pasteurised and has a separate listing. If you had this on draught outside the UK it was probably the keg version.

Brewed with a combination of five different malts, some heavily roasted for a near jet black appearance, Black Cab Stout is 4.2% abv and beneath its dark exterior features luxurious red berry notes, toasty aromas on the nose and culminates in a dry, bitter finish.


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2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wiggy31 (11) - - JAN 23, 2013
Cask at Parcel Yard, Kings X. Black with a very short lived head. Way too thin IMHO, justed tasted like flat thin chocolatey water. May of been towards the end of the barrel?


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Seffle (169) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2014
On tap at John Scott's Stable Gbg. Pitch black with a light beige firm head. Dry bitterness with coffee and dark chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWS9 (480) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Beautiful pour with the classic rising bubbles. Simple coffee and malt notes in the nose. Quite smooth, raspy, malty chocolate. The nitrogren keeps some bubbliness - not quite an explosion of flavour, but solid.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1695) - , Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2014
On tap at British Beer Company. Poured a jet black with very little head into a pint glass. Sweet malt flavors, somewhat thin palate yet syrupy at the same time. Made me want a real stout...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
The Etruscan (528) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014
Beige creamy full lasting head. Black colour. Aroma is malty with roasty and light coffe and oat notes. Flavor is malty too with light coffee, licorice and banana tones, ending in a moderately bitter and slighty roasty finish. Light to medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (636) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2014
on tap @ Hofenreich, Berlin - DE. Color: dark black beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: caramel and malty notes with rye bread. Taste: black bread with caramel. Good balance. Aftertaste: caramel and rye bread. Fine beer, just a little taste of water.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1627) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Cask draft at Khyber Pass. Clear black pour thar started with a voluminous beige head. Runny lace. Charred toast. Some light coffee, chocolate and liquorice, but mostly just nondescript burnt malts. Creamy body. Feels good but not very complicated.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (3728) - Holbśk, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Draught at The Green Lion Inn. Black with a white head. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted, burnt). Flavor medium sweet, light bitter, smooth. Light to medium body, a bit watery.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
crazy_cat_lady (120) - - APR 12, 2014
April 11, 2014. On tap at Town Crier. Black with off-white head. Faint roasted malt aroma. Roasted coffee, hint of chocolate. Thinner than expected. Not a great beer. Expected better from Fullerís, rather disappointed at how plain is beer is.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierocker (25) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
black colour with medium white head. aroma of caramel. smooth and velvety texture. tastes of roasted malts with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2014
Backlog. Tried on tap @ Green Lion Inn. A good whiff of chocolate with licorice and caramel, slight sweetness and bitter throughout.


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