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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,091 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,091
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 156
Gots: 109 | 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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A: Pours a translucent deep ruby, slightly brown, with a three-finger fluffy tan head. Tons of lacing all along the glass as the head slowly fades.

S: Coffee and chocolate. Chocolate and coffee. Brown sugar and raisins. Prunes.

T: The front is sweet, but there is a non-unpleasant acrid note due to the roast malt. The center is a sea of chocolate, and the finish is dry and bitter. (Any resemblances between that finish and my personality are purely coincidental.)

M: Surprisingly watery and light in body, in spite of the good carbonation. (There is a heat wave here now, so that's not entirely unwelcome, but it is unexpected.)

D: The expense is the only barrier to this being a perfect session beer.

speter, Jul 27, 2010
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Black with thin tan head with little retention and okay lacing. Earthy and light smoky aroma with a touch of sweetness. Coffee and roasted flavors with a chocolate sweetness. A touch of sour in the finish. Feel is thin yet clingy.

Great flavors and easy drinking, all the flavors are subtle yet this is a great porter to sit down with. It's balanced and interesting and fairly smooth. The slight sour finish just added an extra dimension that wasn't overdone and enjoyable.

Bfarr, Aug 29, 2010
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,091 ratings.