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London Porter - Meantime Brewing Company Limited

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London PorterLondon Porter

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90
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394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 27
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Meantime Brewing Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 08-28-2005)
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rbouton

New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a goblet. Thick bubbly tan head which quickly dissipated. Smells of coffee and roasted malt. Tastes like coffee/bittersweet chocolate/brown sugar. Slightly alcoholic aftertaste.
Surprisingly light tasting for the rich color.
Very enjoyable and drinkable. No ploblem finishing the bottle in one sitting.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2009 01:29:33 | More by rbouton
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Beer bottle (75 cl.) purchased from Le Souffleur de Bières, and tasted in 2014.

Appearance : dark brown color, with tan foamy head.
Smell : malty, roasted, caramel, mild coffee aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : roasted malts and coffee flavors, with dry bitter finish.
Overall : a nice beer in the style Porter (great London beer style of the 18th and 19th centuries).

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Good till: Nov 2 '14

App: Pours a dark brown with a nice red hue when held up to the light. Nice 3 finger head which recedes and laces quite well.

Smell: Rich malty aroma, minerally, slight licorice, roastiness, some cocoa, molasses and sweet smells in there.

Taste: Lots of flavor from the mixture of dark malts & barley, cold brewed coffee with milk, some toffee sweetness contrasting a bit of licoriceness. There's a molasses syrupness about the beer along with a milky quality. A modest but noticeable hop ending and a slight metallic bite.

Side note: I've read that this was brewed with 7 different malts and is a blend of different beers, one even fermented with Bretts. I think I read that in 'Amber, Gold and Black' (a book one should definitely check out if interested in the history of English beer) but I'm not sure if the recipe is still the same.
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London Porter from Meantime Brewing Company Limited
90 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.