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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 - 651 to 700 (out of 1156) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
T Richardson PorterBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.30-2-
Oak Aged 12th Anniversary PorterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.8.004.282-
Old Sullivan PorterBig Ridge Brewing Co.4.802.92-
Rice Pudding PorterFour Mile Brew Pub6.003.962-
Lap Dog PorterMickey Finn's Brewery5.704.032-
FraileSierra Madre Brewing Co.5.203.652-
FloodForager Brewing Company5.70-2-
Peanut Butter PorterGrind Modern Burger & PostModern Brewers ? 3.382-
Crowfoot Coffee Porter105 West Brewing Company5.20-2-
Poretti 9 Luppoli PorterCarlsberg Italia S.p.A.5.503.182-
Smokey The BeerBurnside Brewing Co.6.003.882-
Old GreggEthereal Brewing5.903.742-
Hunter OldBluetongue Brewery Pty Ltd4.502.912-
Seven Hills PorterMillersburg Brewing Company6.253.572-
P’tit GranitBelgo Sapiens Brewers4.90-2-
Double Chocolate PorterTryst Brewery4.403.122-
PorterMustang Sally Brewing Company6.00-2-
East India PorterZebulon Artisan Ales5.80-2-
ScoundrelLeatherbritches Brewery4.10-2-
La Damoiselle BruneBrasserie de l'Alagnon4.503.932-
Cambridge House London PorterThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.403.872-
Hot Night At The Village - Breakfast EditionBirrificio Artigianale Foglie D´Erba7.504.082-
EvenlodeThornbridge Brewery6.204.072-
A London PorterThe Kernel Brewery5.503.982-
PorterD & D Brewery ? -2-
Fearless KingIechyd Da Brewing Company6.4042-
Nobody Likes PutinEllicottville Brewing Co.5.003.752-
Red Cap PorterCharleston Brewing Company5.90-2-
HopEra / Loup Rouge Summer PorterHopEra3.803.482-
Robust PorterRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery5.004.052-
Brekeriet BrettporterBrekeriet6.404.152-
Brigantine Baltic PorterPowder Keg Brewing Company9.804.232-
Ghost Of Puca Blackberry PorterDark Horse Brewing Company7.00-2-
Porter (Cask Conditioned)Gentile Brewing Company ? 3.742-
Noble BarbarianPowder Keg Brewing Company9.803.142-
Damson Porter8 Sail Brewery4.503.792-
Waiheke Island OnetangiWaiheke Island Brewery Ltd4.303.552-
Warthog PorterSummer Wine Brewery6.903.552-
AlcatrazBigfoot Sörfőzde4.503.162-
Atlantic BlueAtlantic Brewery4.803.522-
Stock PorterStockport Brewing Company / The Crown Inn4.803.542-
Brown PorterCastle Rock Beer Co.4.00-2-
Black BeeBee's Knees Brewpub ? 3.352-
Eibauer PorterPrivatbrauerei Eibau i. Sa. GmbH3.501.752-
Seggie PorterThe Eden Brewery5.203.442-
The Table PorterAnspach & Hobday2.803.982-
Black BullThe Pied Bull Brewery5.203.91-
Mac's PorterHops Hollow4.001.791-
His Majesty 2014Yeastie Boys9.00-1-
BuildersPressure Drop4.603.881-
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