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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 - 451 to 500 (out of 1178) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Penpont PorterPenpont Brewery5.804.073-
Dunham PorterDunham Massey Brewing Company5.204.023-
London CalliongNew Holland Brewing Company7.203.193-
BrazilianColchester Brewery4.604.433-
Hambleton Black LightningHambleton Ales6.504.113-
PorterGrain Brewery5.003.823-
Galway Bay PorterGalway Bay Brewery5.803.693-
Bolong BlackMountain Ridge Brewery5.003.23-
Pink Peppercorn PorterWiper & True Brewery5.503.723-
English Style Oaked Smoked PorterBattlefield Brew Works5.204.193-
Kratochwill Temno PivoPivovarna Kratochwill7.903.333-
Robust PorterNashoba Valley Brewery ? 3.573-
Obstinate Brown PorterHeadstrong Brewery4.303.993-
L'Apporteur à La Brett - Bruxellensis (Porter à La Brett)À La Fût6.50-3-
Porter WagonerWhite Dog Brewery6.403.393-
Universal PorterEquinox Brewing Company5.204.013-
Forty Ton PorterTemperance Row Brewey / Uptown Deli and Brew6.753.73-
Chilli Plum PorterThe Waen Brewery6.103.423-
Zehn Bier PorterZehn Bier5.603.193-
Pouring PorterFalling Sky Brewing4.504.043-
Coldstream Grand PorterColdstream Brewery4.803.543-
Bottle Wreck PorterHammerpot Brewery4.703.883-
PorterPartizan Brewery5.002.953-
Oatmeal PorterAvery Brewing Company7.003.923-
Cavalier Joe Bourbon PorterTin Cannon Brewing Company7.17-3-
Pickled Pig PorterThe Nottingham Road Brewing Company5.503.763-
Souffre-DouleurLa Voie Maltée6.0043-
PorterThe Kernel Brewery5.904.063-
Candy Cane ForestHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.853.933-
Metal Head Robust PorterSouthern Bay Brewing Company6.003.183-
Coil Oil (for Barnsley Beer Company)Wentworth Brewery Limited3.903.333-
Kenmare Irish PorterLittle Island Brewing Company (Kenmare)4.703.843-
Porter, Hey Porter!Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.303.953-
Carniola Winter GiantCarniola Brewery5.603.253-
Sierra PorterOzzbeco (K) Ltd. (Sierra Premium)4.802.483-
Totty Pot Dark PorterCheddar Ales4.503.893-
Sunken Ledge PorterBoxing Rock Brewing Co.5.00-3-
Earl Grey PorterRoyal City Brewing Co.5.003.773-
Ottrey Brown PorterReuben's Brews4.803.843-
2013 Old Rail Holiday AleOld Rail Brewing Company6.803.753-
L’ApporteurÀ La Fût5.603.583-
Total Disorder PorterRam Restaurant & Brewery5.103.623-
03|02 Porter (Liberty)Brew By Numbers5.704.113-
PorterFerme Brasserie Schoune5.002.413-
London PorterHaandBryggeriet4.503.53-
PorterThe Hop Studio4.303.923-
Asahi Dry PorterAsahi Breweries Ltd6.00-3-
Baltic NightCompass Brewery4.803.33-
ColeBrewPub København5.203.373-
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