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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,070 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,070
Reviews: 1,134
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 153
Gots: 101 | 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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dcs1548

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -28.6%

12-03-2011 02:33:14 | More by dcs1548
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LeoPanna

New York

4.93/5  rDev +17.4%

poured into a tulip. best before date Valentine's Day 2010. pitch black, glimmer of demonic red only when held right to the light... minimal head, cappuccino froth color...

first thing i smell is chocolate.... grapes, breads, roasted espresso beans, bailey's irish creme... i love the aroma. i can smell this forever.

Chocolate and coffee, incredibly smooth, incredibly creamy. a bit of fresh pepper, guava paste and cinnamon, all tying in with an overall roasted character. This is amazing.

Like I said, it's smooth, it's creamy...aftertaste is like you just took a shot of turkish espresso after eating a small pastry.

I've been drinking real beer for only a couple years and I know I'm not on the level of some of you. But this is one of the best porters I've ever had.

12-03-2011 00:56:56 | More by LeoPanna
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bootsdomino

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -40.5%

12-03-2011 00:50:38 | More by bootsdomino
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +19%

12-02-2011 21:28:39 | More by bluntedboywonder
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-02-2011 17:29:44 | More by kjkinsey
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falcon1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-02-2011 01:49:02 | More by falcon1
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uturn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

12-01-2011 23:53:08 | More by uturn
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Diomede

California

5/5  rDev +19%

12-01-2011 07:00:46 | More by Diomede
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-30-2011 18:55:32 | More by brandoman63
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-30-2011 18:49:31 | More by kelvarnsen
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-30-2011 16:59:58 | More by Burt
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match1112

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev -5.2%

a: a big thick two inch tan head sits atop a near black body. i say near black because it is a deep dark brown. the head slowly recedes to leave minimal lacing.

s: roasted coffee, roasted malts, roasted chocolate, roasted everything.

t: more roastiness, a nice blend of malts, a little bitter on the back end.

m: full body, good carbonation, rich and smooth.

o: a really nice porter.

11-30-2011 14:29:31 | More by match1112
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19%

11-28-2011 07:57:19 | More by bigox420
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akinsja

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +19%

11-27-2011 21:57:44 | More by akinsja
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +19%

11-27-2011 19:48:35 | More by windypete
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +19%

11-27-2011 15:50:34 | More by Rochefort10nh
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-26-2011 07:02:55 | More by mdillon86
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AApparel

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-26-2011 05:12:34 | More by AApparel
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

5/5  rDev +19%

11-26-2011 04:21:24 | More by NightINgale
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-25-2011 20:40:13 | More by deapokid
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gtermi

Texas

3.95/5  rDev -6%

A: The beer pours a very dark brown, almost black with a thin tan head that quickly fades.

S: The beer has a lot of roasted scents with a good bit of black liquorice. Also sort of smells like bread.

T: Has a nice bit of roastedness and some chocolate. I am also picking up on a little coffe after taste.

M: The beer is very smooth and easy to drink. It does have a little crispness on the back of the throat, but it sort of ads to the enjoyment of the beer.

O: This is a very tasty beer. I bought it expecting to be delicious and man it didnt let me down. I can't wait to have another.

11-25-2011 06:56:06 | More by gtermi
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-25-2011 05:25:03 | More by barnzy78
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coalcracker

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance: Nearly opaque with tan head. Retention of head is moderate and sticks around for a bit.
Smell: Evident but subtle notes of roasted malts and chocolate, with a touch of bready yeast.
Taste: Quick build-up with chocolate/roasted malts rising hand-in-hand with an assertive bitterness. Chocolate, coffee, buttered bread quite present in taste. The aforementioned bitterness persists and outlasts the malty goodness.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and slick behind that hop bite.

Overall: As frequently mentioned, a pretty complex brew that is an interesting and definitive example of the porter style.

11-25-2011 02:23:25 | More by coalcracker
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kermitcarlson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19%

11-24-2011 01:33:28 | More by kermitcarlson
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-23-2011 22:25:53 | More by Bilco
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,070 ratings.