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English Porter

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 - 201 to 250 (out of 1231) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Winter TimeMeantime Brewing Company Limited5.403.8115-
Chocolate MarbleThe Marble Arch5.503.9215-
Huvila PorterMalmgårdin Panimo5.503.6915-
Big Reef3rd Wave Brewing Company5.003.4915-
1872 PorterElland Brewery6.504.1715-
Coffee PorterLefty's Brewing Company6.003.4615-
Dragonmead Woody's Perfect PorterDragonmead Microbrewery5.003.8514-
Red Truck PorterLobethal Bierhaus4.903.8114-
Wells Bombardier Satanic MillsWells & Young's Ltd5.004.0214-
PorterJ.W. Sweetman4.803.7814-
Berber Cerveza Negra (Porter)Cerveceria Berber S.A. de C.V.5.003.3214-
Titanic Plum PorterTitanic Brewery4.903.7814-
Oppigårds StarkporterOppigårds Bryggeri AB5.904.0714-
Phase TransitionEmpirical Brewery7.503.8614-
Black Nun Imperial PorterKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH8.103.8714-
Lost Port PorterRiver Rat Brewery6.003.6414-
PunjHoppy PorterOskar Blues Grill & Brew ? 3.4514-
Liberty OneLiberty Street Brewing Company7.004.1113-
Oh Hey!Begyle Brewing Company6.003.913-
Arthur's Robust PorterOtto's Pub and Brewery5.103.7713-
Christmas DuckFoggy Noggin Brewing6.603.9113-
Powerhouse PorterSambrook's Brewery4.903.7513-
English-Style PorterLefty's Brewing Company6.003.6413-
Brick Waterloo Union Mills PorterBrick Brewing Co.7.003.6313-
There Will Be PorterLast Best Eatery & Brewpub5.503.7212-
MoonrayAquanaut Brewing Company5.703.7512-
Jackpot PorterGreat Basin Brewing Co.5.503.512-
Son Of Nekron - PorterBryggeriet Djævlebryg ApS6.503.8412-
Possum PorterOasis Texas Brewing Company ? 3.8212-
Jack ThorneMystery Brewing Company5.203.8412-
ZombierFyne Ales Ltd6.903.8412-
Port In The Storm PorterThe Port Gastropub / Sea Level Brewing Company5.003.1112-
PorterFortnight Brewing Company4.803.8212-
PorterKabinet Brewery6.503.4712-
7-Grain PorterPartizan Brewery5.603.8311-
Tart Cherry PorterLiberty Street Brewing Company7.004.1411-
Jack Russell Jack's London PorterJack Russell Brewing Company5.003.9111-
Tavern PorterDaniel Thwaites Brewery PLC4.703.511-
Portsmouth PorterPortsmouth Brewery5.503.8611-
Empress Of IrelandMicrobrasserie Le Naufrageur6.503.6711-
AmoorMoor Beer Company4.703.5211-
TeleporterSummer Wine Brewery5.003.5311-
YannaroddyKinnegar Brewing Company4.803.9411-
The "Geezer"Brassneck Brewery5.00-11-
Silhouette Dark AleSlanted Rock Brewing Company6.203.5810-
Vanilla PorterStarkey's Lookout6.50-10-
Extra Porter (Guatemalan Coffee)Buxton Brewery7.404.1410-
Cacao-PorterMalmö Brewing Co8.003.9610-
Hazelnut And Coffee PorterSaltaire Brewery Limited4.603.4610-
Pucker Huddle PorterEverybody's Brewing5.303.4710-
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