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Best 6pk Porter available in your state?

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

  1. litheum94

    litheum94 Advocate (675) California Dec 29, 2008

    Anchor Porter
    Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  2. Tied between Anchor Porter & SN Porter with GLBC Edmund Fitzgerald coming in a close second
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  3. lazyjc22

    lazyjc22 Aficionado (145) Virginia Feb 12, 2010

    So many good ones, but I still do a little jig when I see Pipeline Porter in my beer aisle. When Saranac Caramel Porter comes out, I do a full-out touchdown dance.
  4. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Savant (315) Aug 20, 2012

    Whatever used to b on eBay. FLA
  5. galvetraz

    galvetraz Aficionado (135) Texas Sep 7, 2009

    Some good ones already listed but since I am in Texas I will give a vote for Real Ale Coffee Porter. Unfortunately it is still seasonal, I wish they would make it a regular in the everyday lineup.
  6. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Advocate (555) South Carolina Jul 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Really, there are several good ones available... Anchor porter, Founders Porter, SN Porter; all great options. Locally I really like Highland Oatmeal Porter & Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter, if only NoDa CoCo LoCo were available in six packs I would be set...
  7. Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
  8. tkarsies

    tkarsies Savant (280) Ohio Dec 27, 2005

    Lucky to be in Ohio so I can echo all those who love Edmund Fitzgerald. Truly a go-to beer for me, especially this time of year.
  9. Another vote for Black Butte.
  10. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Savant (420) Tennessee Apr 2, 2011 Beer Trader

    +1 for Founders
  11. porterfiend

    porterfiend Initiate (0) New Jersey Mar 23, 2007

    Stoudt's 2x, Anchor, Samuel Smith's, and the steady value of Yuengling
  12. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Jun 3, 2004 Beer Trader

    Two completely different takes on the style for me:
    Anchor Porter- for the yeast signature and balance of flavors.
    Troegs Dead Reckoning- for its hoppy/roasy agressiveness, yet tremendous drinkability.
  13. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Eddy McFitz y'all
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  14. Pahn

    Pahn Champion (850) New York Dec 2, 2009 Beer Trader

    founders. close 2nd would be anchor.
  15. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Moderator (905) Georgia Feb 12, 2012 Staff Member Subscriber Beer Trader

    In Georgia, there is Red Brick's Porter.. However, it's only in a 4 pack for some reason.

    It's a killer porter though.. Has oatmeal in it, and it's really, really good. Best around I think.
  16. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poobah (1,000) Ohio Jul 4, 2005 Subscriber

    It's either Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald or Founder's Porter for me. I'd put O'Fallon's Smoked Porter up there too, but for whatever reason it's one of their brews that I haven't seen in Ohio and have to pick up when I go to Kentucky.
  17. sarcastro

    sarcastro Savant (475) Michigan Sep 20, 2006 Beer Trader

    Founders Porter. One the best porters available period. Black Butte is really good as well.
  18. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Savant (475) Iowa Oct 29, 2010 Beer Trader

    This one is easy. Founders Porter.
  19. Founders and Mayflower are my standbys.
  20. GR_Rick

    GR_Rick Aficionado (230) Michigan Jul 14, 2012

    Came to say this, and assumed it had been said, probably a few times.. only took a few seconds of scrolling to find it. :)
  21. Just picked up a Pipeline Porter, looking forward to it.
  22. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (660) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Deschutes Black Butte Porter!!
  23. dsmil

    dsmil Aficionado (150) Maryland Oct 31, 2009

    Edmund Fitzgerald
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  24. chumsnards666

    chumsnards666 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2012

  25. Founders all the way.
  26. JKIRBY

    JKIRBY Aficionado (225) Wisconsin Apr 4, 2010

  27. Going to go local with Flat12's Pogue's Run Porter. Then Founders. Then have to give big props to Revolution Eugene even though I can't get it without driving to Chicago.
  28. MarioM

    MarioM Advocate (610) California Sep 13, 2009

    Anchor Porter, by Anchor Steam in SF has to be my favorite porter in a sixer, easy.
  29. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (710) California Oct 17, 2010 Beer Trader

    I'm a huge fan of kona pipeline porter, I may be the only one haha, but that guy is freaking great fresh and with some age. It's usually on sale for 7.99 sometimes even 6.99

    It's in 4-packs but maui's coconut porter is pretty tasty as well.
  30. woodna

    woodna Aficionado (120) Illinois Jan 9, 2011

    Snot came out when I laughed at that.
    I like a few of the ones already mentioned (Founders, Ed Fitz, Anchor). Another one I liked that isn't in a sixer though is SA Holiday Porter that was is last years Christmas pack. Anybody else enjoy that one?
  31. Edmund Fitzgerald, Black Butte, Founders, and Central Waters Mudpuppy Porter.
  32. skinsfan

    skinsfan Champion (950) Maryland May 24, 2005 Beer Trader

    In order for me: Founders, Edmund Fitz, Smuttynose
  33. Flying Dog Gonzo
    Troeg's Dead Reckoning
    Wolavers Alta Gracia
    Southampton Imperial Porter
    Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
    Meantime Coffee Porter
    Brown's Whiskey Porter
    Sam Smiths Taddy
  34. litheum94

    litheum94 Advocate (675) California Dec 29, 2008

    Black Butte Porter
    Anchor Porter
    Speakeasy Payback Porter
  35. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poobah (1,045) New Hampshire Apr 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    Exactly what I would say.
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  36. SBXLII

    SBXLII Aficionado (130) New York Jul 19, 2010

    Jose Marti or Mayflower regardless of location