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Best 6pk Porter available in your state?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by olympicgatorade, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. I'm a big fan of Highland Oatmeal Porter and Bells Porter.
  2. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Savant (370) Missouri Mar 15, 2010

    Black Butte is probably the best one, followed very quickly by Odell Cutthroat. But as an every day easy drinker gotta give some love to my hometown brewer Boulevard and their Bully! Porter.
  3. Founders and Smuttynose easily for readily-available 6er porter in MA. I've had EdFitz and I'll cosign on the love, I wish I could get it here. Same goes for Black Butte; absolutely fantastic brew. I have to give some love to Boulevard's Bully! Porter, as well. All great breweries making a great style.
  4. Thedaver4220

    Thedaver4220 Savant (285) Illinois Nov 11, 2011

    Edmund fitzgerald, founders porter, Smuttynose robust porter,
    Bells porter, Sierra Nevada porter
  5. Troegs Dead Reckoning & Founders.
  6. Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald (year around)
    Founders Porter (year around)
    Three Floyds Alpha Klaus (November seasonal)
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  7. Jaru1026

    Jaru1026 Savant (315) Massachusetts Mar 25, 2011

    Founders obviously, But I also really liked Bar Harbors Porter which I have had most recently
  8. RandomBattle

    RandomBattle Savant (310) New York Jun 25, 2010 Verified

    My picks:

    Best 6 pack porter: Sierra Nevada
    Best 22oz. porter: Smuttynose Baltic porter or Firestone Walkers Reserve
  9. Prh27

    Prh27 Savant (370) Virginia Apr 24, 2012

    Founders. I personally didn't enjoy Bell's at all but I could have had some bad bottles.
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  10. Handle

    Handle Savant (405) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    I agree on the Smuttynose. That's my favorite Baltic porter, and I'm a big fan of the style.
  11. Forgot about the Bar Harbor Porter. +1 for me!!
  12. woemad

    woemad Poobah (1,085) Washington Jun 8, 2003 Verified

    Generally the only 6-pk porter available here in Spokane is Black Butte, so it wins by default.
  13. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (720) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Verified

    Ed Fitz followed by Founder's Porter
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  14. The soon to be released 6 packs of Revolution Eugene

    BEERMILER12 Champion (930) Maine Sep 11, 2010 Verified


    and then if we're counting baltic, Gonzo of course
  16. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (310) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    I will look out for the Arcadia Porter,they produce a quality product,Thanks
  17. jjanega08

    jjanega08 Savant (440) Minnesota Oct 9, 2008

    Summit's Great Northern Porter take the cake for me. I don't understand why it doesn't get more love. The second ever beer that I had and actually liked.
  18. Sneers

    Sneers Savant (445) Pennsylvania Dec 27, 2009

    Fuller's, Yards, Anchor, in that order.
  19. tkelley

    tkelley Savant (285) Massachusetts Sep 23, 2010

    Totally agree. Its the perfect porter.
  20. JamesMN

    JamesMN Savant (410) Minnesota Jul 12, 2012

    Odell Cutthroat, great balance and flavor.
  21. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Advocate (605) Wisconsin Apr 16, 2012 Verified

    Founders and if you open it up to 4-packs, Tyranena both Dirty Old Man and Who's Your Daddy kickass!!!
  22. I thought this was best 6 pack porter from your state, woops lol. In that case, Mayflower is good, but Founders can be had in MA and its probably my favorite. Mayflower a close second.
  23. BruChef

    BruChef Savant (315) New York Nov 8, 2009

    Eddie Fitz, Anchor, and founders.
  24. SMason

    SMason Savant (270) New Jersey Feb 6, 2009 Verified

    Yuenglings is underrated imo
  25. MattyG85

    MattyG85 Champion (945) Minnesota Aug 31, 2010 Verified

    Black Butte slightly edges out Founders and Edmund Fitzgerald here. All three are really great.
  26. buffs9

    buffs9 Savant (495) Colorado Apr 28, 2008 Verified

    as is the trend on BA, bias toward the more populated areas/distribution. I've lived in MI (Founders/Great Lakes) area and Odell Cutthroat and Black Butte win out for me, if we're talking porter. Founders Imperial Stout, however; is redonk if we're talking stout.
  27. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Champion (905) Michigan Jun 18, 2012 Verified

    Edmund Fitzgerald. I find it quite a bit better than Founders, personally.
  28. DavoleBomb

    DavoleBomb Advocate (635) Ohio Mar 29, 2008

    Came here to say this.
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  29. Brewed in MA=Mayflower which is a very nice easy drinking porter, but best available in MA would be Founders Porter. Cambridge Brewing Company actually brews the best porter in MA just only available in growlers, draft or cask.
  30. I had forgotten about O'Fallon. That is a great beer that I wish I could get in VA. I'd vote for that and Founders personally.
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  31. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (780) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Deschutes Black Butte without a doubt. I also love Maui Coconut Porter, but thats a 4 pack can.
  32. scifan

    scifan Savant (355) North Carolina Aug 31, 2007 Verified

    Love Founder's porter. Great stuff.
    Also really dig Highlands Thunderstruck coffee porter.
  33. Doesn't really count since its not available in a sixer, but Berkshire Brewing Co. out of Deerfield, MA makes a mean Coffeehouse Porter, really good stuff.
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  34. marine1975

    marine1975 Advocate (595) North Carolina Apr 27, 2009 Verified

    Mother Earth Old Neighborhood
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  35. Scalzo

    Scalzo Savant (435) Illinois Feb 27, 2012 Verified

    Founders Porter
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  36. Spaten454

    Spaten454 Savant (450) Louisiana Aug 23, 2012 Verified

    Founders all the way
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  37. dhartogs

    dhartogs Savant (420) Virginia Apr 29, 2010 Verified

    Port City Porter!
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  39. abecall98

    abecall98 Advocate (585) California Aug 11, 2007 Verified

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  40. Fuller's London Porter, Black Butte, Avery New World. I liked Ten Pin from Ska and Odell Cutthroat when I was in AZ.