London Porter

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England, United Kingdom
English Porter
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4.18 | pDev: 10.29%
Sunday at 02:39 AM
Jun 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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Rated: 4.25 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

Oct 26, 2023
Rated: 3.84 by TheIPAHunter from California

Oct 13, 2023
Rated: 4.84 by tamasdanieltk from Scotland

Sep 21, 2023
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Reviewed by KleinSchwein

4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 500ml bottle.
Poured a deep red , almost black with a tight bubbled chocolate head . The smell is coffee and then chocolate and the tastes follows exactly, with bitter notes and a slight sweetness.
The mouthfeel is good, coats the tongue, fizzy , spot on really. Overall a really good beer , deep, rich and satisfying as they come .
May 25, 2023
Rated: 4.4 by rpmello81 from California

Mar 18, 2023
Rated: 3.82 by MrJones07 from Spain

Dec 15, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by mpenske from California

Nov 27, 2022
Rated: 3 by Ushouldbeworkinh from England

Nov 08, 2022
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a deep, dark mahogany coloration with a ruby sheen when held up the light and a medium, creamy head. Smells of bready, roasted malt and chocolate, with just a hint of herbal hops as well. Taste is a great balance of roasted, slightly caramelly malt, milk chocolate, much lighter dark/red fruit, with notes of raisin and cranberry and just a hint of coffee, licorice and earthy, herbal hops. Finishes with a medium bitterness and some roasted malt, chocolate and licorice lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and carbonation.

This makes for a very nice English Porter with distinct notes of roasted malt and chocolate and a great balance of sweet, roasted and bitter notes, with the roasted and bitter notes clearly dominating, just like I like it. Hints of drak/red fruit, coffee and licorice add a certain depth while earthy, herbal hops provide that certain bitterness to this. It's just a very well-balanced, easy drinking yet flavorfull example of the style with a good body and mouthfeel for the style as well.
Oct 29, 2022
Rated: 4.89 by Greg_Eans from Kentucky

Jul 26, 2022
Rated: 4.35 by Hawkfish from Washington

Jun 05, 2022
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Rated by NCSapiens from Indiana

4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Quite simply the best porter ever made. Still the G.O.A.T. After all these years.
Mar 06, 2022
Rated: 3.8 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Mar 05, 2022
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Reviewed by Wattie83 from Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
11.2 oz bottle poured into a nonic pint glass. Pours a dark brown, slight darker than cola, with some ruby highlights. Thin tan head falls quickly to some whisps of foam. Smell is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and a bit of hops. Taste starts with coffee and chocolate up front, then a bit of bitterness and roasted malt. Finishes with a bit of earthiness and a long, coffee/chocolate aftertaste. Feel is smooth and easy drinking. Medium-light mouthful with nice carbonation that remains present yet soft. Overall, I am enjoying this beer a lot. Easy to drink, flavorful, manageable ABV when having more than one or two. Will buy again especially if I can find it relatively fresh for an English import.
Jan 30, 2022
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Reviewed by James94 from England

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Very dark chestnut colour, good head and lacing
S: Chocolate, toffee, roastiness,
T: Toast, chocolate, dark fruit
S: Quite well-bodied, balanced carbonation

O: 4.25
Jan 26, 2022
Rated: 4 by brpendergast85 from District of Columbia

Jan 10, 2022
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Reviewed by trevormajor from Ohio

4.93/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
12 oz bottle that states best before 6/1/21, poured into a tulip glass at approx 55 degrees F:
L - dark as coal with a caramel head that quickly disappeared
S - roasted malt, coffee, toffee
T - roasted malt flavor, toffee, coffee and a bit of nuttiness
F - silky smooth with minimal carbonation
O - very very robust flavor, this is a classic porter
Dec 06, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by psoriasaurus from Thailand

Oct 26, 2021
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Reviewed by 40ontarget from Colorado

4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Cola colored with a hint of red and an 1/8 of an inch of tan head that disappears quickly. Very subdued nose that has roasted malts, some cocoa, and coffee. The taste follows the nose but expansive. More of the roasted malt, cocoa, and coffee with a bitter coffee finish. It's a little thin but fine. This beer is easy to drink and enjoyable.
Oct 21, 2021
London Porter from Fuller's
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 2846 ratings