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 - 551 to 600 (out of 1290) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
ScoundrelLeatherbritches Brewery4.103.443-
Chocolate PorterThe Perch Pub & Brewery5.204.093-
Milly's Ploughman's Cherry PorterStark 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 Company8.103.833-
Bourbon Barrel Aged MoonrayAquanaut Brewing Company6.504.023-
Spring Heel JackDown the Road Brewery6.504.053-
Great Pumpkin Porter2nd Story Brewing Co.7.603.693-
British Black AleValholl Brewing Co. LLC5.804.313-
Street Light PorterThe Foundry / Cantebury Brewers5.803.773-
DybukBrowar Golem6.504.123-
9-Grain PorterPartizan Brewery6.603.983-
PorterBurning Sky Brewery4.804.163-
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-
The Gravity Of WinterBeyond the Pale Brewing Company7.503.683-
Chocolate Porter (nitro)Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.604.313-
Robust PorterJubeck New World Brewing5.303.73-
East City PorterGreat Leap Brewery5.203.73-
Black Jack PorterFlack Manor Brewery4.603.422-
All Night PorterThe Grizzly Paw Brewing Company6.003.642-
Hung, Drawn 'n' PorteredNorth Cotswold Brewery5.003.612-
Patagonia 3 ThreadsMetazoa Brewing Company3.803.992-
PorterStarkey's Lookout ? 4.052-
Trompe Souris NoireBrasserie Artisanale De La Divatte5.003.442-
Hotel Chocolat Dark Cocoa BeerBrewshed4.703.252-
Fortunado's CoffonBooks & Brews5.703.472-
2nd Round BrownHay Camp Brewing Company4.803.552-
Smokehouse PorterThe Cheshire Brewhouse6.204.172-
Slater's Smoked PorterSlater's Ales4.803.382-
Black Fox PorterRed Fox Brewery Ltd4.804.032-
PorteurLe Trou Du Diable5.703.752-
Ocean Klippan PorterOceanbryggeriet6.003.942-
Black Path PorterLondon Fields Brewery4.203.572-
Butcombe Old Vic PorterButcombe Brewery Ltd.4.704.112-
1941 Wartime PorterZebulon Artisan Ales4.104.312-
Porter For A ReasonSwiftwater Brewing Company5.503.922-
Madagascan Vanilla PorterThe Cornish Crown Brewery5.203.642-
Porter For A Reason- O'Begley's Irish Whiskey Barrel AgedSwiftwater Brewing Company5.803.952-
Northern Monk Patrons Project 1.01Northern Monk Brew Co.7.404.232-
Wooly Mammoth PorterGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown) ? 3.412-
Mild PorterNutmeg Brewhouse6.201.62-
Quarter PorterQuarter Celtic Brewpub6.253.552-
TCBC English PorterTwisted Chile Brewing Company ? 4.292-
"Fade To Black" PorterJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House5.603.972-
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