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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 - 651 to 700 (out of 1229) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Stoke Recognition Bill PeckMcCashin's Brewery4.803.52-
Old HagWincle Beer Company Limited5.204.52-
Steam PorterBox Steam Brewery4.403.682-
Telford PorterConwy Brewery5.603.82-
Fano JulebrygFanø Bryghus7.503.382-
NegraLes Clandestines5.003.642-
Wooha PorterWooha Brewing Company5.003.72-
BailandoD9 Brewing Company6.00-2-
Muerte4 Jinetes Del Apocalipsis5.80-2-
Feelin RandyGoose Island Beer Co.8.003.662-
Bittersweet Marriage Chocolate PorterGarden Grove Brewing Company5.803.832-
Big Lost PorterSun Valley Brewing Company5.503.332-
NubiaBirrificio L'Orso Verde6.503.322-
Dockside DarkGloucester Brewery5.403.952-
Powdercat PorterMahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill ? 2.362-
Southport SouthPorterSBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport ? 3.992-
Stonewall's Stogies Smoked PorterBarley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery6.003.952-
Pleine Lune LunatiqueBrasserie De La Pleine Lune5.90-2-
PorterFat Cat Brewing Company4.903.82-
Casked Condition PorterRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.004.522-
06 PorterOtley Brewing Company6.603.372-
Johnny Mac PorterOrono Brewing Company6.603.822-
Noble EmpireAleSmith Brewing Company11.00-2-
YamaMoonzen Brewery8.004.392-
T Richardson PorterBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.30-2-
Oak Aged 12th Anniversary PorterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.8.004.282-
Old Sullivan PorterBig Ridge Brewing Co.4.802.92-
Jeff Davis PorterUnion Pizza & Brewing Co.6.203.942-
Rice Pudding PorterFour Mile Brew Pub6.003.962-
Lap Dog PorterMickey Finn's Brewery5.704.032-
FraileSierra Madre Brewing Co.5.203.652-
FloodForager Brewing Company5.70-2-
Orzechowy GajBR Perun SA5.603.462-
Peanut Butter PorterGrind Modern Burger & PostModern Brewers ? 3.382-
Crowfoot Coffee Porter105 West Brewing Company5.20-2-
Smokey The BeerBurnside Brewing Co.6.003.882-
Old GreggEthereal Brewing5.903.742-
Hunter OldBluetongue Brewery Pty Ltd4.502.912-
EstebanLe Trou Du Diable5.003.42-
Seven Hills PorterMillersburg Brewing Company6.253.572-
Double Chocolate PorterTryst Brewery4.403.122-
PorterMustang Sally Brewing Company6.00-2-
Northern PorterTyne Bank Brewery Ltd.4.503.782-
La Damoiselle BruneBrasserie de l'Alagnon4.503.932-
Cambridge House London PorterThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.403.872-
Hot Night At The Village - Breakfast EditionBirrificio Artigianale Foglie D´Erba7.504.082-
EvenlodeThornbridge Brewery6.204.072-
PafulonBrowar Jana5.603.672-
A London PorterThe Kernel Brewery5.503.982-
PorterD & D Brewery ? -2-
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