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English Porter

Description:
Porter is said to have been popular with transportation workers of Central London, hence the name. Most traditional British brewing documentation from the 1700’s state that Porter was a blend of three different styles: an old ale (stale or soured), a new ale (brown or pale ale) and a weak one (mild ale), with various combinations of blending and staleness. The end result was also commonly known as "Entire Butt" or "Three Threads" and had a pleasing taste of neither new nor old. It was the first truly engineered beer, catering to the public's taste, playing a critical role in quenching the thirst of the UK’s Industrial Revolution and lending an arm in building the mega-breweries of today.

Porter saw a comeback during the homebrewing and micro-brewery revolution of the late 1970’s and early 80’s, in the US. Modern-day Porters are typically brewed using a pale malt base with the addition of black malt, crystal, chocolate or smoked brown malt. The addition of roasted malt is uncommon, but used occasionally. Some brewers will also age their beers after inoculation with live bacteria to create an authentic taste. Hop bitterness is moderate on the whole and color ranges from brown to black. Overall they remain very complex and interesting beers.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 551 to 600 (out of 1058) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Cherry Vanilla PorterCapitol City Brewing Company ? 4.112-
Dark Horse Black BeerThe Mussel Inn4.003.272-
The Great HambinoRiver's Edge Brewing Co6.003.732-
Cavalier Joe Bourbon PorterTin Cannon Brewing Company7.17-2-
Hand Truck PorterCrannóg Ales ? 4.442-
New London PorterThree Rivers Eatery And Brewhouse5.203.932-
Humpty Dumpty PorterHumpty Dumpty Brewing Company5.403.752-
Export India Porter Bramling CrossThe Kernel Brewery5.804.132-
Red Duck Sexy ThingPurrumbete Brewing Company (Red Duck)6.703.942-
Leather (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Idle Hands Craft Ales8.004.292-
Tesco Finest Traditional PorterHarviestoun Brewery Ltd.6.004.382-
Munton Chuck PorterFranklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store5.703.632-
PorterFlat Branch Pub & Brewery5.403.242-
Knight PorterWhitewater Brewing Co5.004.22-
Wood Panel PorterDutch Girl Brewery4.904.362-
Hopshackle Historic PorterHopshackle Brewery Ltd.4.803.82-
PingoraLander Brewing Company ? 3.632-
Gate KeeperUnruly Brewing Co.6.502.882-
Dark AlchemyAtom Beers4.904.142-
Victorian PorterC.H. Evans Brewing Company7.604.042-
Shot In The DarkCAP Brewery5.503.652-
Nitro PorterGlacier Brewhouse6.30-2-
The Beer Flood PorterVictory Art Brew6.60-2-
Smoked PorterHowling Hops Brewery / The Cock Tavern5.203.712-
London PorterRed Squirrel Brewery5.004.092-
Wensleydale PorterWensleydale Brewery Ltd6.602.972-
London PorterWig And Pen5.203.612-
Kenmare Irish PorterLittle Island Brewing Company (Kenmare)4.70-2-
1600s PorterSmall Town Brewery ? 3.782-
Stoke Recognition Bill PeckMcCashin's Brewery4.803.52-
Old HagWincle Beer Company Limited5.204.52-
Steam PorterBox Steam Brewery4.403.682-
Telford PorterConwy Brewery5.603.82-
Earl Grey PorterRoyal City Brewing Co. ? 3.772-
Fano JulebrygFanø Bryghus7.503.382-
NegraLes Clandestines5.003.642-
RascalInveralmond Brewery Ltd., The5.60-2-
NubiaBirrificio L'Orso Verde6.503.322-
Jolly Saint NibBrothers Craft Brewing5.80-2-
Dockside DarkGloucester Brewery5.403.952-
Powdercat PorterMahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill ? 2.362-
Southport SouthPorterSBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport ? 3.992-
Stonewall's Stogies Smoked PorterBarley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery6.003.952-
Pleine Lune LunatiqueBrasserie De La Pleine Lune5.90-2-
Casked Condition PorterRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.004.522-
06 PorterOtley Brewing Company6.603.372-
Johnny Mac PorterOrono Brewing Company6.603.822-
Porter Gourmande Vanille CaféLes Brasseurs du Grand Paris ? -2-
Oak Aged 12th Anniversary PorterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.8.004.282-
Old Sullivan PorterBig Ridge Brewing Co.4.802.92-
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