1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Fuller's London Porter - Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

Not Rated.
Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,187 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,187
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 167
Gots: 144 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Fuller's London Porter Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,187 | Reviews: 1,142 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of HumanParaquat
4/5  rDev -4.8%

HumanParaquat, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of Doppelbockulus
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Doppelbockulus, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of shagal
4/5  rDev -4.8%

shagal, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of caljrjr
3/5  rDev -28.6%

caljrjr, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of ab39z
5/5  rDev +19%

ab39z, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of nicholas527
1.5/5  rDev -64.3%

nicholas527, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of dprophet
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

dprophet, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of dbossman
4/5  rDev -4.8%

dbossman, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of cervezango
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

this is a meal of a beer.

black reddish tint(porter colored)
smells like dark coffee beans, licorice , and dark fermented black currant ,cherry& Christmas pudding
taste. dark roasted fruits rasins and tobacco.smokey bacon,whiny , thick.

this beer urges you to gulp copious amounts down. you dont take long to finish this beer.

miles better on tap then in a bottle.

cervezango, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of miishka3
4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Has a nice brown color with hints of red along the edges. Smells of a rich coffee with notes of molasses. Tastes of coffee with a hint of tobacco as it finishes. Has a smooth creamy mouthfeel. Enjoyable throughout and a nice way to introduce oneself to porters.

miishka3, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of millhouse46
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

millhouse46, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of equincel
3/5  rDev -28.6%

equincel, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Stouttyme
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Stouttyme, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Heff19
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Heff19, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of BJasny
5/5  rDev +19%

BJasny, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of kew
4/5  rDev -4.8%

kew, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

acurtis, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of KAF
4/5  rDev -4.8%

KAF, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of nmeiborg
4/5  rDev -4.8%

nmeiborg, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of galluch
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

galluch, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of nickfl
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

nickfl, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of stewart124
4.78/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm not sure why I haven't reviewed this one yet.

Pours a deep dark brown with ruby edges. Tan head that leaves just a bit of lace.

Nose is amazing! This has plenty of dark candied fruits and a great roasted malt aroma with toffee to top it off.

Rich chocolate goodness and a medium body. There is a bit of tobacco and molasses to round this out plus some bitterness from noble hops.

Truly delicious and a treat throughout. Almost desert in a bottle. There is enough dark bready character, roasted malts and melanoidins to really push this above and beyond.

stewart124, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of sd123
3/5  rDev -28.6%

sd123, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of Campodog
5/5  rDev +19%

Campodog, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of dlello2
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

dlello2, Jan 16, 2012
Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
94 out of 100 based on 2,187 ratings.