Fuller's London Porter | Fuller Smith & Turner PLC

2,644 Ratings
Fuller's London PorterFuller's London Porter

Brewed by:
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
England, United Kingdom

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

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

Pours a clearish, cola black with a half-inch tan head that quickly settles to a film. Okay retention; good, stringy lacing.

Rich and earthy. Nuts, malt, licorice, coffee.

Tastes rich and slightly creamy. Nutty and almost burnt with some dirty notes and rich, mouth-coating roasted malt flavors. Really nice!

Medium body. Good crisp carbonation. Incredibly drinkable. Nice.

A damn fine porter! It seems very "Porter-esque" to me. That is, it has all that I like in porters and nothing of what I don't. Rich and hearty. Warming and dank.
Would have again.
Worth trying.

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

A: Dark brown, relatively large head but quickly dissipates to a small ring.
S: Chocolate, dark breadcrust.
T: Full toffee, dark chocolate. Quite bitter.
M: Very smooth, full-bodied. Slight (acidic) astringency in the finish.
O: very nice beer, interesting complex flavours but very drinkable nonetheless.

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Fuller's London Porter from Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
4.2 out of 5 based on 2,644 ratings.
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