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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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.


Wiggy31's rating

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?


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (6957) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2016
Black color with a creamy thick beige head. Ok lacing.Fine intensity in the aroma. Medium body. Moderate sweet and a balanced bitterness. Soft carbonation. Dry texture.Roasted malt, chocolate, light hoppy, mild fruity and coffee in the flavor. Nice, tasty and easy drinkable stout.
[Handpull at Lamb & Flag (Covent Garden) in London, England]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4164) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Cask. Why are tickers always rating cask beers lower than bottle/keg? Bunch of haters. Haters on the menjay. I like cask, and Iím a real ticker. Get it - real like real ales? I should have been born an old eccentric British alcoholic, but alas, I was born a weird dude in these dirty south, then headed to the less dirty north, then to the also not quite as dirty, except for the human urine and feces all over the San Francisco streets, west. So here I am, in London, living a depressing but delicious and heavily sedated life that could have been. Lifestyles of the tickiní famous. Ok that one is a bad one, and Iím not famous anymore. Could walk right through a beer fest pouring one ounce rare beer pours without being noticed. Sad really. But now I have a daughter, and maybe someday sheíll be the worthless alcoholic, but ticking champion, I always strived (strove?) to be. So the beer. Very dark brown with an eternal beige head that leaves thick lacing. Aroma is dank wet charcoal after a summer campfire that got rained on, bitter cocoa, espresso beans, fall leaves. Roasty and dry flavor. A bitter finish. Medium bodied and smooth. Hides the lack of ABV well. I like this.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nofearhatmatt (48) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015
Had on tap at Union Tavern. Pours dark to blackish brown with a light brown head. Smell is sweet almost like brown sugar. Taste is heavily toasted malt and molasses. Not as good as the bottled version.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1091) - SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Pint at Heathrow. Looks exactly how youíd want a stout to look, down to the thick creamy head. Not much aroma and the flavour is disappointingly standard. Malt, a bit of chocolate and fruit. Not that rich but itís smooth and very drinkable. Donít think it needs serving as cold as I had it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2015
Cask. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. dark red amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (6512) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
Draught at the brewery taproom. Black with beige head. ROasted coffee aroma, some tobacco notes. Light to medum bodied, low carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukedarock (246) - Howell, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2015
Aroma is roasted and chocolate, kind of a let down as far as flavor, malts are strong almost too creamy needs a bit of a bite for a complex feel

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dequevedo (10) - BRAZIL - MAR 28, 2015
Bela stout. Aroma muito bom; espuma de formação baixa porém persistente. Cerveja bastante cremosa, combinou muito bem com hambúrguer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (717) - S„o Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 9, 2015
Achocolatada, retrogosto bem balanceado. CarbonaÁao um pouco acima da media para o estilo. Aftertaste duradouro.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Cask at Bishopís Arms, MalmŲ, Norra Vallgatan
Black color with fluffy head. Mild aroma, strange, stale day old draught beer, light roastiness, firewood, old leather. Smooth mouthfeel, lowly carbonated, with light roasted malt flavor, low bitterness, some ashes and not much else going on.


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