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London Porter - Meantime Brewing Company Limited

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London PorterLondon Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

421 Ratings
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Ratings: 421
Reviews: 277
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 31
Gots: 29 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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).

thierrynantes, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured in Tulip glass

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.
None the less, a very good porter, and a must try for porter fans. Definitely has a strong malt profile which gives quite a character to this porter. It's not the best, but it's not too miss either.

truebluebums, Mar 07, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2oz balsamic vinaigrette bottle poured into an imperial pint glass...

A: Black; light beige, two-finger head; good retention, but not much lace; pretty standard look for a porter.

S: Roasted malt; coffee; chocolate; lightly nutty.

T: A lot of roasted malt flavor; chocolate; lasting coffee bitterness; a hint of smoked malt; some nice sweetness there, too.

M: Lightly acidic; medium-full feel and high carbonation; tangy; maybe a bit too big a feel for a porter, but this one’s a little stronger than average at 6.5%.

O: A really nice porter; I’d definitely have it again; quite drinkable, too.

*from notes 11.18.13

jpro, Feb 18, 2014
London Porter from Meantime Brewing Company Limited
90 out of 100 based on 421 ratings.