Fuller's London Porter | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter
BA SCORE
90.4%
Liked This Beer
4.19 w/ 2,670 ratings
Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
England, United Kingdom
fullers.co.uk

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,122
Reviews:
1,236
Ratings:
2,670
Liked:
2,415
Avg:
4.19/5
pDev:
10.26%
Alströms:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
272
Gots:
421
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,670 |  Reviews: 1,236
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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

Did not like at all. Just not my taste

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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of jujubeast6000
2.79/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed 5/14/2006 (16.9oz bottle):

Pours a black colored body with a big tan head, with good lacing, but diminishing. Has an extremely malty aroma, coffee notes. Very light tasting, with some bitterness, some acid, and coffee tastes. Okay beer, kind of a session ale type drink.

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Photo of emerge077
2.96/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Date on can: 22 Feb 2009
This has been better in bottles, but I spotted a rare can and took notes.

Pours dark brown/black, ruby glint in the light. Good retention with sticky tan foam. Smells a little oxidized, papery, weak coffee roast. Flavor is a little too much on the sweet side, roasty malt notes dominate. In the finish there's a distinct raisin/prune note. The coffee element is like weak instant maxwell house. Feel is smooth and slick, the sweetness borders on unpleasant though. Didn't really want to finish this. Will amend review with a fresher sample when I find one.

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Photo of Timothy_Scott_Goeft
2.96/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

AromaMalty small biscuit with little chocolate.
Appearanceslightly tan head that lasts. Little darker than the style
Flavour is roasted malts and they have a bready taste with an end thats slightly remenicent of dark chocolate bitterness.
Mouthfeel. Med carbonation.milky slightly dry end.
Overall. It goes great as a dark beer. Not as strong in abv as others but this is as strong as the style permits at 5.4% i like it but feel it will stay at the mid score for me.

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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
Beer rating: 90.4% out of 100 with 2,670 ratings
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