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Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,199 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,199
Reviews: 1,143
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 169
Gots: 147 | 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%

Orbex, Jun 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

LoveBeerNo7, Jun 03, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark, dark amber with decent head and surprisingly full mouthfeel. Very pleasant aroma of roasted malts with oak tannins. The flavour is robust and well balanced, malty sweetness with a nicely dry hop finish. This is a beer I've drunk for years - an absolutely excellent "go to" pint. Well done, Fuller's!

hopsolutely, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

leansean88, Jun 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

pshelto, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Mister_Joshy, May 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

ccozzi, May 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Sachsenfreude, May 29, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

brainiacd1spam, May 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Pichon, May 29, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Swigit, May 28, 2012
Photo of mrazik
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pour: Great head, looks dark and delicious
Smell: Smells caramel-like, with a hint of nuts
Taste: Very good deep flavor of nuts, caramel and a slight deep, smoky flavor.

Overall: A great porter for fans of such. The smoke taste becomes more prominent after a few. A great beer to grab at a bar, but hard to sit down to a six pack.

mrazik, May 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Mermaidhunter, May 24, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours black n tan - one finger head. Fades quickly.

Complex aromas - roast malts, cigar box, coffee, chocolate, smoke.

Taste is medium bodied, smooth, with more chocolate, coffee. Moderate bitterness. A little watery, but.... it's a 5%-ish.... not bigger.

Carbonation low. Mouthfeel smooth

Good solid porter. Not convinced it's a good as the sky-high BA rating tho. However, due to it not having massive flavours, I suspect I could drink all night.

heygeebee, May 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

hubster712, May 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

BrianParsons, May 22, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Mikecap, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

boomer3, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Tnkemist, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Rekrule, May 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

rednuht, May 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

agreenman19, May 13, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark brown, good head.

Smell: Rich, roasted flavors.

Taste: Roasted malt, mild sweetness, hint of coffee, finishes dry. Lots of flavor for a beer under 6%.

Mouthfeel: Light feel, seems like it could be a session beer.

I loved this beer 7-8 years ago, but then it seemed to disappear from Minnesota. I finally saw it again so picked up a single to review. Luckily I still like it. Unluckily, I managed to spill about half the beer in a kitchen mishap. Very nice balanced beer that you can have a few of and not get sloppy. Very good beer!

Mdog, May 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Piason, May 11, 2012
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,199 ratings.