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 1279) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Wood Panel PorterDutch Girl Brewery4.904.362-
Hopshackle Historic PorterHopshackle Brewery Ltd.4.803.82-
Porter LorraineBrasserie Lorraine S.A.5.002.072-
PingoraLander Brewing Company ? 3.632-
Walk On PorterJack's Abby Brewing4.803.952-
Gate KeeperUnruly Brewing Co.6.502.882-
Dark AlchemyAtom Beers4.904.142-
Victorian PorterC.H. Evans Brewing Company7.604.042-
Shot In The DarkCAP Brewery5.503.652-
Nitro PorterGlacier Brewhouse6.304.292-
The Beer Flood PorterVictory Art Brew6.603.132-
Smoked PorterHowling Hops5.203.712-
London PorterRed Squirrel Brewery5.004.092-
Wensleydale PorterWensleydale Brewery Ltd6.602.972-
Brown PorterPopuluxe Brewing6.003.552-
London PorterWig And Pen5.203.612-
1600s PorterSmall Town Brewery ? 3.782-
3: PorterThe Exchange Brewery5.303.742-
Salted Black PorterField House Brewing Co.5.003.82-
Stoke Recognition Bill PeckMcCashin's Brewery4.803.52-
Old HagWincle Beer Company Limited5.204.52-
Salted Caramel Porteravenues Proper ? 3.392-
English PorterR' Noggin Brewing Co ? 3.652-
Telford PorterConwy Brewery5.603.82-
Fano JulebrygFanø Bryghus7.503.382-
NegraLes Clandestines5.003.642-
Wooha PorterWooha Brewing Company5.003.72-
BailandoD9 Brewing Company6.003.782-
Muerte4 Jinetes Del Apocalipsis5.803.672-
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-
Meesterstuk 2017Jopen Bier BV Haarlem10.003.632-
CASK: Bourbon Barrel Aged Pot & Kettle Oatmeal PorterTrillium Brewing Company ? 4.422-
Barrel Aged Imperial PorterRoundabout Brewery10.004.092-
Dockside DarkGloucester Brewery5.403.952-
London PorterFaultline Brewing Company6.003.432-
Powdercat PorterMahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill ? 2.362-
Southport SouthPorterSBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport ? 3.992-
Smoked PorterReclamation Brewing5.503.52-
Stonewall's Stogies Smoked PorterBarley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery6.003.952-
Pleine Lune LunatiqueBrasserie De La Pleine Lune5.903.712-
PorterFat Cat Brewing Company4.903.82-
Casked Condition PorterRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery6.004.522-
06 PorterOtley Brewing Company6.603.372-
Bronckhorster Night Porter - Caol Ila Barrel AgedBrouwerij Rodenburg8.003.752-
YamaMoonzen Brewery8.004.392-
T Richardson PorterBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant5.3042-
Oak Aged 12th Anniversary PorterMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.8.004.282-
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