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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,899 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1899
Reviews: 1118
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10%


Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001)
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bmwats

Louisiana

4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 33 cl bottle into a standard pint.

A: Very dark brown. Pours a 1 finger, foamy brown-white head. Rising effervescence and pockets of carbonation clinging to the sides of the glass are pervasive. Slight spiderweb lacing.

S: Coffee, plenty of oak, and bittersweet dark chocolate.

T: Coffee beans, tea leaf, wood chips, peat, black licorice, and unsweetened bitter dark chocolate.

M: Hearty and very roasty. Lightly bitter finish.

D: Sip and savor.

Atmosphere is excellent. Dark hue, nice head, lots of carbonation, and some fair lacing. Nose is great combination of coffee, wood, and bitter dark chocolate. Complex combination of coffee and tea, wood and peat, bitter chocolate and licorice. Has a very roasted character to it. Overall, this is a great quaff.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 05:04:53 | More by bmwats
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abeeronthebeach

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Deep, dark brown. Sloshes around in the glass nicely with a solid head.

S - Burned sugar, char, peat and roasted malt. Could be fuller.

T - Char, mildly toasted malt. Roastiness and burned caramel. Unfortunately I can't help finding regular porters taste watered down compared to their Imperial brethren.

M - Smooth, and appropriately carbonated. A little thin and watery.

O - An easy-drinking and very sessionable porter which I'd gladly opt for if having a few pints with friends at a pub.

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Appearance: Brown with a mahogany tent when put up to the light. Small off white head

Smell: Sweet caramel malt and toffee

Taste: Identical to the smell

Mouthfeel: Medium body; slight bitterness and goes down smooth

Overall: I shouldve known what I was getting into after trying Anchor Porter the other week. This was just too sweet with not enough coffee notes. I prefer American style porters all the way (Founders, Smuttynose, Eddy Fitz)

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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 1,899 ratings.