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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,306 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,306
Reviews: 1,168
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 196
Gots: 209 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001

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.
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Dark brown, quite clear with a good tan colored head. Roasty and fruity aroma. Tart, dark fruit taste (I am thinking prune like) with a kick of roast at the end and a lingering charred character.

Medium body, medium-high carbonation. Not stellar but very good and certainly worth revisiting. Also, better on cask if you can find it.

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

On tap at the British beer company.
It comes to the table in a proper English pint a solid dark brown color with beautiful ruby highlights when held to light. Creamy tan/brown head shows great retention and covers most of the glass on the way down. Smells heavy on the chocolate, but also has generous helpings of caramel, brown sugar, earthy, and mineral aromas. The flavor leans to the malty side with chocolate and caramel dominating the flavor. There's an earthy and mineral flavor that does nicely to cut through the malt and provide some balance. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a creamy sweet mouthfeel. This is a really nice porter with a great expression of chocolate malt. I might have to drink more of these.

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Enjoyed this bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a dark black with a thick tan-brown 4-finger head after a violent poor. Head slowly dissipates down the glass leaving a nice trail and ending in a wispy lace.

S: Sweet caramel and malt aroma with a coffee and chocolate background.

T: Smooth slightly sweet malt flavor. Similar to the smell the chocolate and coffee backbone and finishes a little dry.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Excellent porter. Smooth and went down easy. Would grab this again.

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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
93 out of 100 based on 2,306 ratings.