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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,010 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,010
Reviews: 1,131
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 144
Gots: 89 | 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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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%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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Kendo

New York

4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Got it on tap at the Olde English Pub, where they serve it in a large (20 oz) dimpled mug. . . . Body is black with a tannish/light-brown head. Leaves behind some splotchy lace.

S: Nice - first impression is of overall roastiness. There's also some dark fruit (raisins, plums) and chocolate malt.

T: Roasted barley malt, chocolatey malt and a touch of charcoal bitterness lingering at the finish. Real nice balance between the roasted barley, sweet chocolate malt and bitter finish.

M: Medium heft, carbonation is mild, doesn't get in the way at all.

O: Excellent. A world-class Porter.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2011 17:06:54 | More by Kendo
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19%

11-23-2011 00:20:37 | More by RoryOMoore
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

11-21-2011 03:27:20 | More by chickenm
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19%

11-21-2011 02:12:25 | More by RedAleMan
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-20-2011 16:32:53 | More by nh2032
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19%

11-20-2011 03:10:49 | More by PEIhop
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CellarGimp

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-18-2011 19:29:11 | More by CellarGimp
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-17-2011 18:53:58 | More by codynevels
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freewill35

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-17-2011 08:40:41 | More by freewill35
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ChrisPro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

11-17-2011 03:56:08 | More by ChrisPro
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,010 ratings.