English Porter

Description:
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 1450) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Gordon Biersch East PorterGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.2023.78
English CurseBoneshire Brew Works4.2023.43
Helios Hoshizora No PorterHelios Distillery Co., Ltd.5.0023.52
Coconut PorterStewart Brewing Ltd4.5023.38
Brutos PorterOxfordshire Ales5.0023.7
Smoked English PorterThree Magnets Brewing5.6024.5
Dark DeerBirra del Bosco6.0023.79
Poção Da Lua NovaMestre Das Poções6.9023.46
Escollo PorterEscollo5.0023.84
Black Penny PorterGrand River Brewery5.5024.09
Devils DykeDownlands Brewery5.0023.73
PorterGentile Brewing Company5.1024.05
Johnny's PorterDoc G's Brewing Co.7.0023.21
Morrisons Hedgerow PorterTitanic Brewery4.5023.68
Marks And Spencer Flat White PorterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery5.2023.85
Cross Borders PorterCross Borders Brewing Company4.2023.57
Chocolate Hills PorterThe Cebruery5.8023.69
La Porter Del TemploRestaurante Bar Rámuri4.7023.09
Chapinero PorterBogota Beer Company5.0023.62
Dashingly DarkDerby Brewing Company4.5024.31
Dr. PorterFreeWheel Brewing Company4.8023.5
FraileSierra Madre Brewing Co.5.2023.9
Fionn W/ Vanilla BeanAngry Chair Brewing10.0024.19
Deep Dark SecretNorthern Brewing Limited5.2024.16
Flaco Cara De Perro Dark PorterCervecería Flaco Cara de Perro7.0023.59
Chocolate PorterFabbrica della Birra Perugia5.0023.42
Mufloni HuurupukkiPanimoravintola Beer Hunter's4.5023.2
Lough Erne PorterInishmacsaint Brewing Company4.2023.22
Honey PorterUpstate Brewing Company6.2023.61
BarbastelleOld Chimneys Brewery6.4024
Big Brown BunnySalt Springs Brewery6.3023.75
Cocoa Salty PorterBrasserie Du Mont Salève4.5024.09
London Calling PorterSly Fox Brewing Company4.7023.85
Ol' Eagle PorterThe Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery5.0023.79
Cherry Vanilla PorterCapitol City Brewing Company ? 24.16
Dark Horse Black BeerThe Mussel Inn4.0023.27
Raven Brewhemian Cream PorterPivovar Raven6.3024.38
VJP CoconutAtwater Brewery5.5024.06
Invisible Bikini PorterMONYO Brewing Co.5.5023.29
Hand Truck PorterCrannóg Ales ? 24.65
Victorian Porter8 Sail Brewery5.0023.13
New London PorterThree Rivers Eatery And Brewhouse5.2023.93
Humpty Dumpty PorterHumpty Dumpty Brewing Company5.4023.75
Export India Porter Bramling CrossThe Kernel Brewery5.8024.12
Red Duck Sexy ThingPurrumbete Brewing Company (Red Duck)6.7023.83
Island PorterTown in City Brewing Co. ? 23.69
The Black BearMacLeod Ale Brewing Company3.9023.73
Tesco Finest Traditional PorterHarviestoun Brewery Ltd.6.0024.28
Munton Chuck PorterFranklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store5.7023.62
PorterFlat Branch Pub & Brewery5.4023.15
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