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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,093 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,093
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 157
Gots: 111 | FT: 0
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:
Fuller's London Porter is an award-winning example of this historic English style; smooth and creamy with delicious chocolate and coffee flavors derived from the roasted malt.

The griffin Brewery is Chiswick, London, has brewing fine ales since 1654.

The Fuller, Smith & Turner partnership dating back to 1845, brews an excellent range of award-winning beers, many of which are available in the U.S. including London Pride pale ale and the Old's original ESB.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

dbarny76, Mar 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Porter night continues. Split a 12oz bottle

A: Super dark brown color. Off white head. Decent retention

S: Smoked meat, chocolate, raisins, coffee. Really great smell on this one.

T: Smoke, coffee, dark roasted malt. Finishes with a sweet note. Almost no hops are detectable. Awesome beer with 3 stages of taste. Super complex.

M: Thin body for the style but it works. Feels excellent in the mouth. Carbonation is just right for the style.

D: Really good beer. Complex and enjoyable. At 5.4% you can enjoy more than one of these. If I had another bottle I would get into it. I have other porters to try tonight though.

aerozeppl, Dec 05, 2007
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

IWannaEatFood, Oct 02, 2013
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lhagen, Aug 02, 2012
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n2pux, Mar 05, 2014
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Rmatuszak2, Feb 23, 2013
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Vyronian, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle.

Appearance: Quintessential porter. Deep dark black. Perfectly fluffy tan head.

Nose: Chocolate and smoke. Burnt toast. Creamy vanilla.

Taste: Restrained doses of chocolate and charcoal. Super balanced and drinkable. There's a wisp of smoke over everything and an earthiness keeping it from being overly sweet.

Mouthfeel: Light but creamy. Endlessly drinkable.

Overall: The shining example of a quaffable porter. Packed full of earthy flavors with just enough sweetness to keep you coming back for more.

fdig23, Mar 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

muskiesman, Feb 24, 2013
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kylehay2004, Jun 21, 2013
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afsdan, Mar 22, 2014
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BAsbill, Mar 30, 2013
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tommyguz, Apr 27, 2014
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pirmannt1, Dec 11, 2011
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Satsuma, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep Brown in color with grain aroma (also light flavor of coffee) Very nice body and and head. A very good beer that you'll definetely remember and look for again...

Cheers

ipogios

ipogios, Nov 21, 2002
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saburky, Apr 18, 2013
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cortez, Sep 12, 2012
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nloyless, Oct 19, 2013
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bsimms, Jul 05, 2012
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,093 ratings.