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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 2720   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Bottle and keg (USA): Pasteurised.
Fuller’s London Porter, is widely regarded as the World’s 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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 22, 2002
Chocolate coffee aroma.Smooth coffee, chocolate,vanilla and oak flavors.mild hop finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 21, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2003 very nutty but fruity aroma, dark amber color, tan head disappered quickly...strong coffee and smokey flavors

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2002
Despite it’s high rating, this porter completely surprised me. Dark with a thick, too thick creamy hot chocolate head that soon settles--the first whiff reveals that this is a robust porter--one with a sharp coffee and chocolate aroma that is perfect--absolute heaven--and concealing in a tantalizing manner the initmation of alcohol. The smoky, roasted flavor is amorphous and sharp (black patent malt proliferation??) The sharp flavor will take some getting used to, but this beer projects as a winner on camping/fishing expeditions. A pleasant surprise and a beer I will no doubt rate again in the not so distant future.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopfiend (17) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2002
This classic porter is a stand-by when I want a good dark porter with a lot of body

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2002
Smells of chocolate, coffee and tobacco! Dark chocolate colour, a touch of garnet around the egde, almost no head. Chocolate, coffee and roasted malt flavour. Dry, rich and roasty(Yum!) So glad to finally try this Porter on tap at Smokeless Joe’s.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
radiomgb (2460) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2002
Dark brown, coffee and chocolate flavours, nice long malty bitter finish. Outstanding.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpaceMonkey (182) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 12, 2002
Lighter, yet just as refreshing, as the smell of the first drippings of coffee on a sleepy morning. The deep copper browness blurs around the edges, laced with a light thin head. The taste is very mellow and deep, mellow and deep. The hint of milk chocolate, dark milk chocolate that fades to bitter sweet in the end, tells the tale of a splendid porter.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
proc (342) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - NOV 7, 2002
One fine brew. Pours out to a dark as night color in the glass with a minimal head. Smell is that of roasted fruit and malt. Taste is that of roasted malt, hops and as someone else said, licorice. I detected a plum-like taste as well. The finish is smooth and begs for another sip. One word: Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GermanBrews76 (679) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2002
DEEEP dark rich color coupled with a nice head on top. Complexity is right on, kind of sharp at first, sweet and maltylater on. Well roasted flavor with notes of chocolate and coffee. Lingering bittersweet finish. A VERY good porter

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SimonPatrice (312) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2002
Now that’s good stuff. Great roasted malt and chocolate aroma. This is the most complex porter I’ve had ’til now. Chocolate, coffe and roasted malts notes that seem to go on forever.


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