London Porter | Meantime Brewing Company Limited

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457 Ratings
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London PorterLondon Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Meantime Brewing Company Limited
England, United Kingdom
meantimebrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GCBrewingCo on 08-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
457
Reviews:
286
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.72%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
47
For Trade:
1
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Photo of pluto901
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of steverx8
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rlovitt
3.65/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.46/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Black body with a healthy bright beige head.
S: Not a lot going on here. A bit of coffee and black chocolate. Has a bit of that stouty chlorinated flavour.
T: Initially a bit tasteless, but opens up when it warms. Still getting that annoying cholirated flavour. Otherwise, completely dry and a bit sour. Smokey with some nice muddiness. Just a hint of dried fruits.
O: Chlorine!!!!!!! Not a world-class beer but then not a world-class brewery.

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Photo of Mebuzzard
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eastbaysteve
4.23/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrismattlin
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of barczar
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Light roast and dark cocoa malt in aroma. Nice, chocolatey flavor, nutty malt backbone, with a lightly bitter finish. Great example of the style, albeit a touch sweet.

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Photo of jzlyo
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of thelostchord
4.32/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Travisjutin
2.9/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of spinrsx
3.4/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $6.50 or so

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an average size frothy/fizzy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and coffee. There is also some vanilla and a bit of an odd musty/fishy type of flavour I can't put my finger on.

Overall - I think my bottle might be a little out of date. Unless the sour milk/oyster type flavour in intentional? A decent beer but the 750ml format is not ideal for me. Worth a try.

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Photo of Gr8one99
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of hanchul
4.56/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of cgrunin
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of david18
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of delta490
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

The tasting notes on this one are spot on. It definitely has the big malty flavor and the bit of astringency on the finish. It's color is a very dark brown which can just barely be seen through when light is shown through.

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Photo of Beer-Ed
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Allegue04
4/5  rDev -0.2%

London Porter from Meantime Brewing Company Limited
4.01 out of 5 based on 457 ratings.
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