Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Porter
London, England


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RATINGS: 2751   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Bottle and keg (USA): Pasteurised.
Fullerís London Porter, is widely regarded as the Worldís Finest Porter: having won awards all over the world, London Porter is regularly voted the number one Porter on beer websites such as www.ratebeer.com, a tremendous accolade to our brewing team. Rich, dark and complex, at 5.4% ABV the beer has an outstanding depth of flavour.
It is brewed from a blend of Brown, Crystal and Chocolate malts for a creamy delivery balanced by traditional Fuggles hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mustang3 (254) - Whitby, CANADA - JUL 29, 2004
Black beer with a brownish head. The nose is roasty with ints of chocolate. At first sip I tasted bitter chocolate followed by a roasty hoppy bitterness. Quite nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 27, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2006 Black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roasty with hints of prunes and figs. Has a nice rich mouthful. Starts with a chocolate taste, then moves to a more fruit taste, and finally comes back to a dark chocolate finish. The chocolate malts really dominate most of the taste. Has some roast and fruit in there for a nice compliment to the chocolate. One tasty mother fucking porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2004
UPDATED: APR 9, 2005 Black color, coffee roasty aroma, spicy taste, full body, smooth bitter finish. Love it, almost as good as a Limfjords porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2004
Bottle: Pours to a dark ruby black color with a small tan head. This porter has s rich, roasty aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, cereal, dark fruit, raisins and honey. The aroma is not very pungent. At the first smell, Iím not really expecting much in the way of assertive taste. But man does that change when I go ahead and drink this beer. The first sip explodes in my mouth with unsweetened dark chocolate (chocolate malt) and tingling carbonation. This is quickly followed by coffee and slight bitterness from the fuggles hops. The dark chocolate malts come through again in the finish with their roasty bitter chocolate flavors. This is an excellent porter, no doubt about it though Iíd love to try it on draught because I think itíd be better. My bottle seemed to have a little too much carbonation compared to other ratings. Plan to try again and re-rate.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bbrock81 (311) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - JUL 13, 2004
Damn, this stuff is good! Itís right up there with Anchor Porter, and Iíll have to drink them together to decide which I like better. Definitely one of the best beers around. Opaque brown/black color, wonderful roasted malt aroma and flavor, perhaps overpowering the hops a bit. I canít even begin to list the different aromas youíll get out of this one, and I think it will be different each time depending on where you are, what else you can smell and what youíre eating. This is easily one of the best beers you can get.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Imbockinsxtx (81) - Big Bend (Benavides, TX), Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Pours a dark opaque black with a brown head. OOOOH. Nice Fresh Sugared Coffee Aroma.The Palate/Mouthfeel is just a little watery but just enough to add to the overall affect . The Flavour explodes with Nuts, Freshly Ground Coffee Beans, and some Woody, Earthy overtones. The Flavour never lets up and finishes delightfully round and sweet. This Brew is Malty, and roasty at that, but not too hoppy insofar as I can decipher, and therefore a true example of this style.There also exist abundant Lacing on the Glass. If you wanna a Java Jam, reach for the Fullerís. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2004
Deep black color, medium tan head. Nice roasty aroma of coffee. Very good roasty flavor with malt and hops. Medium body with a very smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Very nicely done, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
frink (467) - coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2004
Pours a deep black with a thick tan head. The aromas are full bodied and many, coffee, chocolate ripe dark fruits and roasted dark malts to name a few. The taste and mouthfeel are extrordinary to say the least. Rich chocolaty and coffee notes,figs, raisins with some nice hopping thrown in for balance. Balance actually says it all for this beer not to much of any one element but plenty of elements just the same. A damn good drink!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2004
deep dark brown. big powerful dark chocolate aroma. intense flavour of dark chocolate and roasted malts (very very intense). silky smooth. finish is bitter. great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2005 This is really an outstanding porter because of the sheer number of flavors that work their way out to your tastebuds. It pours almost black - but not quite - and some ruby shows around the edges of the glass. The nose is big and pleasant. The head is as creamy, thick, and lasting as one could ask for. Then thereís taste: Thereís the fruity hoppiness (often hidden by the "burnt-ness" of porters), coffee, chocolate, toffee, roasted flavors. None of the flavors are out of balance. Most of them share equal time. This beer is either simple in a complex way or complex in a simple way. Either attribute is a very positive one. A true classic among porters and beers in general. This is the king of my beerlist until proven otherwise.

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