Fuller's London Porter | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

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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
Ratings:
2,643
Reviews:
1,230
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.24%
 
 
Wants:
263
Gots:
407
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Everydayoff
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a pint glass by freshness date.

A:
Dark opaque brown to almost black in color with a slight ruddy tinge, thick and firm foamy tan head with good retention, it fades into a small bubble layer covering also yields several lacing patches.

S:
Big malty in kind of charcoal, smoky, roasted like, big dark bitter chocolate as well along with coffee, creamy note and some mild fruity.

T:
Dark, chocolate malt and coffee kick up first following with some fruity note in the middle. The end is wrapped up by malt sweetness that liaises with bitterness from hop also from smoky trait and roasted coffee bean.

M:
The body is moderate likely bold, smooth mouthfeel with rather low carbonation but crisp enough to carry all the things well.

O:
Truly good with rich malt and chocolate characters, a quaffable quality is quite like an evil, couldn’t stop begging for more.

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Photo of Illtryit
4.87/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served to me at Llewellyns in Webster, MO

Smell is sweet chocolate and toffee.

Black. Tan head, Creamy as if nitro tap (although it wasnt)

Taste, chocolate, toffee, coffee.

Had this both on tap and by the bottle. Taste are identical. Very good beer. Definitely makes my rotation.

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Photo of PunkFloyd
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of NForr
4.64/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Little to no head, dark brown, just shy of a stout

Sweet dark roasted smell, coco, coffee. Hint of hops, floral.

Nice bitter combo from the roast and the hops. Moka taste - same as smell. Fruity flavor emerges that I didn't get in the nose.

Medium body, surprisingly light,
Incredibly drinkable. Great porter, I always enjoy fuller products.

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Photo of stampfler07
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of jayhawk73
3.9/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a super dark black, with a one finger cocoa head on it. Decent lacing on the side of my snifter. The nose is molasses, toffee, coffee, and chocolate. Really well done. The taste follows suit, with a slight bitter aftertaste. Medium in feel, with a bitter coffee aftertaste on it. I'd like a little more malt. Overall, a good porter.... I'd have this again. Cheers.

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Photo of Danny1217
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of kmwilson76
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of HumanParaquat
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Doppelbockulus
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of shagal
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of caljrjr
3/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of ab39z
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of nicholas527
1.5/5  rDev -64.3%

Photo of dprophet
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of dbossman
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of cervezango
4.62/5  rDev +10%
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.

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Photo of miishka3
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
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.

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Photo of millhouse46
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of equincel
3/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of Stouttyme
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Heff19
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of BJasny
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of kew
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
4.2 out of 5 based on 2,643 ratings.
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