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Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) London Porter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London03 May 2019
The Fat CatNorwich, Norfolk29 Mar 2015
Old FountainOld Street, Central London08 Oct 2014
Trafford ArmsNorwich, Norfolk12 Feb 2014
The Alexandra ArmsRugby, Warwickshire28 Oct 2013
CanalhouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire08 Oct 2013
SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent13 Jul 2013
The Star TavernBelgravia, Central London23 Jan 2012
London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival 2011King's Cross / St Pancras, Central London11 Mar 2011
The PilotMaidstone, Kent13 Feb 2010
Artillery ArmsOld Street, Central London20 Jan 2010
The Pilot InnGreenwich Peninsula, Greater London08 Apr 2009
Royal OakBorough, Central London05 Dec 2008
The Tom FooleryBromley, Greater London20 Nov 2008
Lewes ArmsLewes, East Sussex14 Nov 2008
The Paper MillApsley, Hertfordshire27 Jan 2008
The Doric ArchEuston, Central London26 Jan 2008
The Queens HeadChesham, Buckinghamshire02 Jan 2008
Fly in the LoafLiverpool, Merseyside02 Jan 2008
The Inn of Court (formerly Melton Mowbray)Holborn, Central London30 Nov 2007
Astronomer (formerly The Shooting Star)City, Central London27 Nov 2007
The Old Bank of EnglandFleet Street, Central London27 Nov 2007

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried03 May 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Mar 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Nov 2018
Philip PirripGood02 Nov 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Oct 2018
ChrisENot Tried19 Apr 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Mar 2018 New on just before closing time
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Dec 2017
Philip PirripExcellent20 Oct 2017 Smooth and well balanced with no harshness
Philip PirripExcellent23 May 2017 Perhaps a slight sweetness in the brew that was not really to my liking
Philip PirripExcellent22 Mar 2017
Philip PirripExcellent06 Mar 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Nov 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Nov 2016
Philip PirripGood19 Apr 2016 A bit sickly

The Fat Cat, Norwich, Norfolk

DosserExcellent29 Mar 2015 wicked

Old Fountain, Old Street, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Oct 2014

Trafford Arms, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried12 Feb 2014

The Alexandra Arms, Rugby, Warwickshire

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Oct 2013

Canalhouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried08 Oct 2013

SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried13 Jul 2013

The Star Tavern, Belgravia, Central London

MattY1Not Tried23 Jan 2012

London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival 2011, King's Cross / St Pancras, Central London

PedroExceptional11 Mar 2011
thebrewingmanExcellent09 Mar 2011 Sweetish, creamy and tasted strong.

The Pilot, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisEExceptional13 Feb 2010 Delicious.
IanExceptional13 Feb 2010 Sublime. Slightly sour. The mouth bursts with flavours and textures. So full and so good.

Artillery Arms, Old Street, Central London

ChrisEExcellent20 Jan 2010 Superb smooth black beer. I could easily have been tempted to have another.

The Pilot Inn, Greenwich Peninsula, Greater London

DubbelExceptional08 Apr 2009 My God I love this beer! Optimum condition, having been on a day. Classical porter in every way from its dusky brown-black body and tan head to its spectacular deep, heavy bovril and dark choc malts, floral edge then lasting gravy finish. Another desert island cask.

Royal Oak, Borough, Central London

DubbelExceptional05 Dec 2008 Thick and full, roasted coffee beans, burnt wood, sharp dry finish. Very good condition.

The Tom Foolery, Bromley, Greater London

DubbelExceptional20 Nov 2008 Self-professed "World's Finest Porter" and hard to argue. Pitch black with burnt barley and a subtle late chocolate hit. Dangerously smooth and drinkable for its strength. Dry finish leaves you gasping for more. We were forewarned that this was the last cask in the cellar and that it might run out at any moment but despite our best efforts of 19 pints between us, we were unable to see it off.

Lewes Arms, Lewes, East Sussex

AndrewAcceptable14 Nov 2008 Bit of coffee; sour; powdery

The Paper Mill, Apsley, Hertfordshire

ColinPoor27 Jan 2008 Tasted flat - Not as rich and deep as a Porter should.

The Doric Arch, Euston, Central London

IanNot Tried26 Jan 2008
IanExceptional23 Mar 2006 Black beer with beige head. Lots of burnt malts. What is impressive is the mouth feel and the fruit. Velvety/grainy, full, intense flavours. Damsons, plums, prunes. Then a harsh, burnt finish, tempered by choc and more dark fruits. Stunning beer.

The Queens Head, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

ColinExcellent02 Jan 2008 Lovely chocolate finish with a long after taste.

Fly in the Loaf, Liverpool, Merseyside

IanNot Tried02 Jan 2008 I was going to have this, but I had drunk to much of it pre-Xmas, I couldn't face it.

The Inn of Court (formerly Melton Mowbray), Holborn, Central London

IanGood30 Nov 2007 Sourness is great. Acquired taste, but tarry and satisfying.
IanExcellent27 Nov 2007 Best so far. More choccy.
IanGood31 Mar 2006 I would never get bored drinking this. Not as good as when I had it at the Head of Steam. Dark malts, some fruit, but lacks depth and intensity of previous pint. Love the aroma though and the choc/damson flavours.

Astronomer (formerly The Shooting Star), City, Central London

IanGood27 Nov 2007 Not in best condition, but still one of the best beers in Britain, why it's a seasonal, I've no idea. Liquorice aroma, leads to a malty, sour fruit full bodied beer with a slightly sour lasting tarry finish. Great. Nutty too.

The Old Bank of England, Fleet Street, Central London

IanExcellent27 Nov 2007 Choccy and sour. Better condition than what I had before. But a bit warm. Maybe sat in the pipes for a bit. But just a stunning beer. The fruit, sour, choc flavour is intense. Amazing.

Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) London Porter

5.40% ABV.

We have tried this beer 24 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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