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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 2501   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   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.


AndyW68's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyW68 (811) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Dark brown with yellow pour. Head is off white to tan. Aroma is sweet and fruity for a porter. Feel is to thin. Taste has coffee, chocolate and sweet malt. Not a great example of a porter, bit an enjoyable beer.I like it.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PriorL (1279) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 17, 2014
Bottle shared with S&G. APPEARANCE: black beer, little to no head. NOSE: sweet, light. TASTE: sweet, light, mocha, coffee. Watery in general.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
R2k2 (306) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
A nice, black beer with a firm stout-like layer of foam. Nice aroma of the roasted malt. Nice bitter taste where the malt is very present. It moves on into a bitter aftertaste. Een mooi, zwart bier met een stevige stout-achtige schuimkraag. Lekker stevige aroma van gebrande mout. Goede bittere smaak waar ook de gebrande mout weer naar boven komt, en dit gaat over in de nasmaak.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Brewhemia (12) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
I was surprised to see that this beer scores a 100. I tasted it in a blindtaste and really didnít like it. Dark red color and watery palate. Aroma of mocca and caramel was ok. The taste is really dull though. Tasted to me like red wine with cola. Thatís not what Iím looking for in a porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shain (11) - ISRAEL - APR 13, 2014
Red wine aroma, malt aroma. Black body, light brown short head. Taste is complex, somewhat confusing. Citrus notes, roasted, wine, dark chocolate. Slight sour tang, bitterness. Some sweet fruit-malt notes, balancing the bitterness. Mouth fill is watery but full, carbonation is quite strong. After taste is slightly sweet with hints of malt and coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1348) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Purchased at Binnys in Chicago, IL; enjoyed on a Saturday afternoon while listening to records and watching baseball. Appearance is a moderate pitch black with a thin tan head, looks nice. Aroma of nice chocolate and cocoa, light caramel. Taste goes down lightly bitter with great chocolate notes, light nut. Pretty good porter, happy to have had one of the most famous porters around!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer-yum (357) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 12, 2014
Another excellent beer by Fullerís that is a benchmark of its breed. Has everything one would be looking for in a Porter - without any of the faults/tradeoffs found in many other brews.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darn_it (15) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
God forbid you ever come across this beautiful bottle as it adds way too much to the price. Classy though. A wonderful mouth feel and a classic. Very simple but hits the nail in the head. The chocolate notes beat out other brews that have added chocolate. All the flavors you want in your porter and zero flaws. Find it in a can and itís a steal. I really value complexity in a beer which this definitely does not have. I feel I may have over rated this but I am going to stick by it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (435) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 8, 2014
Bottle from Bilka. Dark brown color with a tan head. Malty aroma with coffee notes. Flavor is malt, dark chocolate, coffee, hint of caramel. Good creamy texture. Nice smooth palate. Light bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
g_georgiou (143) - CYPRUS - APR 7, 2014
Dark brown body with a tan head. Malty aroma, some chocolate, some caramel. Sweet taste, notes of chocolate, coffee, some smokiness. Thick texture. Very soft carbonation. Really nice.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
m_arnold (1) - - APR 6, 2014 does not count
Awesome dark beer! Everything that beer should have is right in place. Hard to find in Russia.


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