neongolden (1012) - LinkŲping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
(cask at Brydenís, Toronto Nov 29, 2012) Pours dark brown, head off-white with big bubbles and lots of lace left behind. Aroma of milk chocolate, roast malts, nuts, a bit of fruit sweetness. Flavours of roasted, bready malt, light coffee, chocolate, just a little nutty. Finishes mostly dry with a bit of fruit and light hop and roast bitterness. The mouthfeel from the cask is excellent: smooth, rich and creamy, full with light but active carb. This is a good beer in a can and the cask is even better. Worth noting that it wasnít quite as good two days later, glad I hit its sweet spot.
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2010 In the past week Iíve had two bottles, a gravicask version @ St Albans Fest and also cask at JDW. I know JDW isnít exactly the best place for cask ales with all the sparkler business but I have to say it did look quite nice. I was not impressed with the gravicask at all, I found it quite thin and bland and gave it quite low scores, however the one at JDW was pretty good. Dark brown with a thick, lasting malty head. Nose of roasted malts, cocoa, yeast and coffee. Taste is much the same with some nutty caramel notes and hoppy finish. Decent texture in the mouth. Iíll prolly get caned for saying this on here but I actually prefer the bottled version. Will soon be on cask at my local Fullers pub so will re-rate at that point. (7,4,7,3,16)
@ the Shooting Star, Liverpool St.
Was lovely this time around, Iíd say the best Iíve had to date. Poured jet black with a small beige head, the roastyness of the malts really stood out. Still had the cocoa and coffee notes but the mouthfeel was just sublime. In this condition, itís a world class beer!
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2015
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Gorgeous dark volume. Chocolatey and refreshing. Gorgeous malty aromas. This is very very drinkable.
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MattiasA (862) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Backlog. Fullerís beers are always iconic and the cask-version of london porter should stand as an example to all other beers in this category.
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear, dark brown with no head or lacing. Aroma is chocolate and dark, lightly roasted malt. Light, juicey mouthfel. Fruit forward with a very roast flavor. Slightly nutty as wel with a full, wet finish.
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Porter-like appearance with a good head. Chocolate and coffee in the scent. Watery with some dryness at the end. Berries and milk chocolate in the mouth. Good.
klm1 (697) - - APR 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark reddish brown colour with firm light brown head. Smell of roasted coffee and barley malts, with some caramel notes. Taste is similar with low carbonation and medium bitterness, little sweet/hoppy finish, but in comparison with bottle somehow watery. But still great porter.
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at memphis taproom. Pours black with a foamy tan head, nose is chocolaty, dark chocolate, bready. taste is glorious, really complex, silky smooth mouthfeel. hop character is there as well. it is great.
TheDog (585) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2007
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask at Cockney Pub Ňrhus. Thin head, aroma and taste of bitter flat coffee. Served too warm for my tasting. Im just not into cask and especially not this one.
cellar (508) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 17, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a nice creamy head. Mild burned malty aroma with strong coffee notes and some liqourice. Flavour is sweet with a bitter finish. Soft mouthfeel. One more please!!!