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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,987 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,987
Reviews: 1,126
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 141
Gots: 80 | FT: 1
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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had one of those a few years ago and I remembered it as really good but I was not impressed recently with the Fuller London Pride.

Poured it in a Pit Caribou pint glass. One of Gaspesie's nicest micro brewery. A small bubbly head formed and dissipated in mere seconds. Don't drink a porter if you want a 3 inch head. As Nigel would say, 'it's like, how much more black could this be. And the answer is none'. Got a beautiful blood red hue when held up to a light.

I get a nice whiff of brown sugar candied bacon.

That beer has got a good thickness while leaving the mouth oily with hoppy goodness. Man do I like a smoked Porter and this one gives it to you. Smoked malts on the intake, oats and dark bitter chocolate follow while you are left with a gooooood espresso aftertaste that will linger on for the next minutes.

Had some Dead Man's Party from Standard Vape while drinking this beer. It completely muted the cumby taste from the juice and left me with an otherwise pretty absent citrus note and brought a more natural blueberry flavor.

Expected a lot going in and I was not dissapointed. If you like a smoked porter, there's probably none more great!

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 21:28:29 | More by BrunoPettipas
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A - Clear, translucent brown. Little, dissipating head.

S - Cereal malts, notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel. Slight floral hop character.

T - Light roast character, bakers chocolate. Signature English water profile character - that I can only (endearingly) describe as gravelly really accentuates the roast character and the earthy hop bitterness.

M - Light, dissipating and drinkable, as a porter should.

O - It's an archetype, what more to say?

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 19:55:23 | More by Zach136
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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 1,987 ratings.