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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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1232) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
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-
Blind Pig Hey Porter!The Blind Pig Brewery4.103.933-
03|02 Porter (Liberty)Brew By Numbers5.704.113-
PorterFerme Brasserie Schoune5.002.413-
Grafters PorterRye River Brewing Company4.50-3-
London PorterHaandBryggeriet4.503.53-
PorterThe Hop Studio4.303.923-
Raspy EngineHarviestoun Brewery Ltd.5.3043-
The Big DonkeyIll Mannered Brewing Co.6.30-3-
Asahi Dry PorterAsahi Breweries Ltd6.00-3-
Nitro Cutthroat PorterOdell Brewing Company5.004.113-
Baltic NightCompass Brewery4.803.33-
ColeBrewPub København5.203.373-
Main Seidla PorterBrauhaus Binkert GmbH & Co. KG5.303.953-
Plum Pudding PorterWiper & True Brewery5.904.193-
English Brown PorterCanteen Brewhouse ? 3.833-
Yukon PorterYukon Brewing Company5.003.853-
Poretti 9 Luppoli PorterCarlsberg Italia S.p.A.5.503.133-
Old GreggEthereal Brewing5.903.843-
Opa Bier PorterOPA Bier4.603.343-
NeroBier Fabriek ? -3-
Cinna-Fionn French ToastAngry Chair Brewing10.40-3-
P’tit GranitBelgo Sapiens Brewers4.90-3-
Hey PorterHopworks Urban Brewery5.103.13-
Speight's PorterNew Zealand Breweries Limited ? 3.723-
ScoundrelLeatherbritches Brewery4.10-3-
Chocolate PorterThe Perch Pub & Brewery5.204.093-
Soldier's RationCharleston Brewing Company4.603.963-
Milly's Ploughman's Cherry PorterMilly's Tavern / Stark Brewing Company6.803.323-
John Robert PorterThe Monarch Tavern - Fountain City Brewing Co. ? 3.643-
Wake Up BeerUrban Growler5.604.133-
London PorterBrewery Creek Inn Restaurant & Brewery4.503.513-
1872 Licensing Ale16 Mile Brewing Company8.10-3-
Marks & Spencer Chocolate PorterRobinsons Family Brewers6.003.783-
Great Pumpkin Porter2nd Story Brewing Co.7.603.693-
British Black AleValholl Brewing Co. LLC5.80-3-
Street Light PorterThe Foundry / Cantebury Brewers5.803.773-
DybukBrowar Golem6.504.123-
9-Grain PorterPartizan Brewery6.603.983-
PorterBurning Sky Brewery4.804.143-
Pagan PorterGaudenbier Cervejaria Curitiba Ltda.5.803.93-
F.H. Peirpont's Robust PorterMorgantown Brewing Company6.003.973-
Ogden PorterSpinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse5.503.593-
AlcatrazBigfoot Sörfőzde4.503.183-
Henley DarkLovibonds Brewery Ltd4.803.83-
Chocolate Porter (nitro)Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.60-3-
Robust PorterJubeck New World Brewing5.303.73-
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