neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at Cask Days 2011 at Hart House, served in an English pint glass. Pours hazy molasses with a minimal, rocky tan head. The head mostly remains and leaves a small amount of lace. On the nose, there are notes of coffee and chocolate, along with roast malts, earth and delicate herbal hops. The flavour is moderately sweet throughout with dark roasted notes of coffee and chocolate. It is balanced with a light hop bitterness. The finish is long, dry and roasty. On the palate, it is medium-full in body with a creamy texture and slight carbonation. Overall, this is a great coffeeish/chocolatey porter with a surprisingly creamy texture. Much better than the bottled version and worth seeking out. 2011-10-30
Dalle (1145) - SkÝrping, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2005
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cask: Seductive and impressive! Black colour with the most creamy head ever. Milk chocolate, liqourice, lightly raosted coffe beans and a balancing restrained bitterness. Full and very smooth.
Have had it a few times since where it hasnít been in as perfect condition - 4.0
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
[cask at The Rover] Roasted coffee aroma, some chocolate, slightly burnt, berry fruit. full body, dry, hopped finish.
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Old Bank, Turku. Black, coarse light beige head. Nose is grainy malts, stale coffee and liquorice. Flavor holds a lot of salty liquorice, coffee, burned grainy malts and little yeastiness.A tad watery and light palate for the style. Very different from the pasteurised version, and not really for the better.
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - MAY 17, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Mahars. Pours a nice dark brown with a great head. Extremely thick feel for a cask, flavor is mild and sweet, slightly tart.
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, 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.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
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!
caribou43 (904) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 10, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I drank this beer yesterday at Lausanne, during a barbecue with friends. It is a safe value, roasted malt, chocolate, hop, bitterness and dry finish, overall well balanced and nice black body with brown and white foam. I love this porter and the price is correct regarding the qualitym
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.