American Porter

Description:
Inspired from the now wavering English Porter, the American Porter is the ingenuous creation from that. Thankfully with lots of innovation and originality American brewers have taken this style to a new level. Whether it is highly hopping the brew, using smoked malts, or adding coffee or chocolate to complement the burnt flavor associated with this style. Some are even barrel aged in Bourbon or whiskey barrels. The hop bitterness range is quite wide but most are balanced. Many are just easy drinking session porters as well.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Founders PorterFounders Brewing Company6.504.247,09294
Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial PorterBallast Point Brewing Company10.004.356,576-
Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald PorterGreat Lakes Brewing Co.6.004.266,32695
Black Butte PorterDeschutes Brewery5.204.155,875100
Vanilla PorterBreckenridge Brewery5.403.554,05785
Anchor PorterAnchor Brewing Company5.604.13,60198
Sierra Nevada PorterSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.923,57688
Mocha PorterRogue Ales5.303.872,83392
Bell's PorterBell's Brewery, Inc.5.603.882,80487
Smuttynose Robust PorterSmuttynose Brewing Company6.204.142,65197
Everett PorterHill Farmstead Brewery7.504.472,518-
Samuel Adams Holiday PorterBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.803.742,45089
Sweet Baby JesusDuClaw Brewing Company6.503.752,40670
Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.004.152,173-
Coconut Hiwa PorterMaui Brewing Co.6.003.992,16084
Alaskan Smoked PorterAlaskan Brewing Co.6.504.181,95692
Pipeline PorterKona Brewing Co.5.403.811,81889
Shake Chocolate PorterBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub5.904.011,749-
Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla PorterJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company6.003.381,743-
Atwater Vanilla Java PorterAtwater Brewery4.803.261,703-
Maple Bacon Coffee PorterFunky Buddha Brewery6.404.461,646-
Last SnowFunky Buddha Brewery6.404.441,579-
Terrapin Liquid BlissTerrapin Beer Company6.103.81,48873
Imperial Doughnut BreakEvil Twin Brewing11.504.21,486-
King TitusMaine Beer Company7.504.141,409-
Highland Oatmeal PorterHighland Brewing5.803.861,32691
Evil Twin Lil' BEvil Twin Brewing11.504.191,252-
Tröegs Dead Reckoning PorterTröegs Brewing Company5.803.841,210-
Odell Cutthroat PorterOdell Brewing Company5.104.081,19898
Birth Of TragedyHill Farmstead Brewery9.004.381,112-
Coffeehouse PorterBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.6.204.061,03890
Yuengling Dark Brewed PorterYuengling Brewery4.703.361,02978
New World PorterAvery Brewing Company6.703.881,028-
Twilight Of The IdolsHill Farmstead Brewery7.504.281,025-
EugeneRevolution Brewing Company6.804.021,021-
Black Marlin PorterBallast Point Brewing Company6.003.9799196
PorterSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.503.6897284
José Martí American PorterCigar City Brewing8.004.05967-
Imperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On TopEvil Twin Brewing11.504.12961-
Old LeghumperThirsty Dog Brewing Company5.803.890984
Samuel Adams Maple Pecan PorterBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.603.69846-
Bourbon Barrel Black MapleJackie O's Pub & Brewery11.004.4383495
No RulesPerrin Brewery15.004.49832-
Mudpuppy PorterCentral Waters Brewing Co.5.503.8880791
Saranac Caramel PorterMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.403.1479064
SueYazoo Brewing Company9.004.15776100
MogliCaldera Brewing Company8.504.21763-
TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter)Midnight Sun Brewing Co.7.804.1727-
(512) Pecan Porter(512) Brewing Company6.804.1714-
The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal PorterTyranena Brewing Company7.504.17676-
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