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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
Ranking:
#1,151
Reviews:
1,242
Ratings:
2,682
pDev:
10.26%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle poured into a Pint glass
Appearance... black beer with head colour beige of almost 2 fingers
Aroma...malt, roasted cofee, caramel,. Strong smell with a touch of malty aroma
Taste...toast spresso and chocolate with a sweet malty touch, bitterness appears soon lasting all the time,
Mouthfeel... full body and medium/soft carbonation
Overall... a very nice porter, bitterness is present but in a perfect combination with this classic English style . One to revisit

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Fullers : London Porter

LOOK: Pours a dark brown with amber hues.

SMELL: Roasted malt and toffee. Caramel.

TASTE: Nice caramelized malt flavor, a touch of peat like smoke. Dry English style noble hopping. Tea like hopping and toasty malts. Faint cocoa. Even balance.

FEEL: Medium bodied, good medium level of carbonation, lasting malty flavor with a suggestion of hop.

OVERALL: A classic beer. Maybe has lost a touch over the years, or it could be modern extreme beers stealing the spotlight, but there still is something to be said for simple, full flavored, modest ABV beers. I'd always be willing to include a few of these in a session.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a pint glass, red orange brown with a light tan head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: coffee, toffee, caramel, brown sugar, toasted malt, bread

T: smooth flavors of toasty malt, coffee, chocolate, toffee, caramel, bitter hops on finish

M: medium with lower carbonation

O: a fantastic malt forward porter well balanced with an English hop finish

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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 2,682 ratings
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