Best 6pk Porter available in your state?

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  1. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Disciple (305) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
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    I'm a big fan of Highland Oatmeal Porter and Bells Porter.
     
  2. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2010 Missouri

    Black Butte is probably the best one, followed very quickly by Odell Cutthroat. But as an every day easy drinker gotta give some love to my hometown brewer Boulevard and their Bully! Porter.
     
  3. bramsdell

    bramsdell Initiate (162) May 27, 2011 North Carolina

    Founders and Smuttynose easily for readily-available 6er porter in MA. I've had EdFitz and I'll cosign on the love, I wish I could get it here. Same goes for Black Butte; absolutely fantastic brew. I have to give some love to Boulevard's Bully! Porter, as well. All great breweries making a great style.
     
  4. Thedaver4220

    Thedaver4220 Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2011 Illinois

    Edmund fitzgerald, founders porter, Smuttynose robust porter,
    Bells porter, Sierra Nevada porter
     
  5. gengle

    gengle Initiate (24) Oct 10, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Troegs Dead Reckoning & Founders.
     
  6. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Meyvn (1,416) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald (year around)
    Founders Porter (year around)
    Three Floyds Alpha Klaus (November seasonal)
     
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  7. Jaru1026

    Jaru1026 Initiate (0) Mar 25, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Founders obviously, But I also really liked Bar Harbors Porter which I have had most recently
     
  8. RandomBattle

    RandomBattle Aspirant (229) Jun 25, 2010 New York
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    My picks:

    Best 6 pack porter: Sierra Nevada
    Best 22oz. porter: Smuttynose Baltic porter or Firestone Walkers Reserve
     
  9. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    Founders. I personally didn't enjoy Bell's at all but I could have had some bad bottles.
     
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  10. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

    I agree on the Smuttynose. That's my favorite Baltic porter, and I'm a big fan of the style.
     
  11. danedelman

    danedelman Initiate (0) Apr 3, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Forgot about the Bar Harbor Porter. +1 for me!!
     
  12. woemad

    woemad Poo-Bah (2,486) Jun 8, 2003 Washington
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    Generally the only 6-pk porter available here in Spokane is Black Butte, so it wins by default.
     
  13. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (700) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    Ed Fitz followed by Founder's Porter
     
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  14. dgugliuzza

    dgugliuzza Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2009 Illinois
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    The soon to be released 6 packs of Revolution Eugene
     
  15. BEERMILER12

    BEERMILER12 Poo-Bah (2,154) Sep 11, 2010 Maine

    Founders
    Smutty
    SN
    Anchor

    and then if we're counting baltic, Gonzo of course
     
  16. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio
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    I will look out for the Arcadia Porter,they produce a quality product,Thanks
     
  17. jjanega08

    jjanega08 Meyvn (1,231) Oct 9, 2008 Minnesota

    Summit's Great Northern Porter take the cake for me. I don't understand why it doesn't get more love. The second ever beer that I had and actually liked.
     
  18. Sneers

    Sneers Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Fuller's, Yards, Anchor, in that order.
     
  19. tkelley

    tkelley Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2010 Massachusetts

    Totally agree. Its the perfect porter.
     
  20. JamesMN

    JamesMN Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2012 Minnesota

    Odell Cutthroat, great balance and flavor.
     
  21. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Devotee (455) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Founders and if you open it up to 4-packs, Tyranena both Dirty Old Man and Who's Your Daddy kickass!!!
     
  22. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (507) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    I thought this was best 6 pack porter from your state, woops lol. In that case, Mayflower is good, but Founders can be had in MA and its probably my favorite. Mayflower a close second.
     
  23. BruChef

    BruChef Aspirant (217) Nov 8, 2009 New York

    Eddie Fitz, Anchor, and founders.
     
  24. SMason

    SMason Initiate (160) Feb 6, 2009 New Jersey
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    Yuenglings is underrated imo
     
  25. MattyG85

    MattyG85 Poo-Bah (2,887) Aug 31, 2010 Minnesota
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    Black Butte slightly edges out Founders and Edmund Fitzgerald here. All three are really great.
     
  26. buffs9

    buffs9 Disciple (396) Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    as is the trend on BA, bias toward the more populated areas/distribution. I've lived in MI (Founders/Great Lakes) area and Odell Cutthroat and Black Butte win out for me, if we're talking porter. Founders Imperial Stout, however; is redonk if we're talking stout.
     
  27. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    Edmund Fitzgerald. I find it quite a bit better than Founders, personally.
     
  28. DavoleBomb

    DavoleBomb Poo-Bah (2,463) Mar 29, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Came here to say this.
     
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  29. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Brewed in MA=Mayflower which is a very nice easy drinking porter, but best available in MA would be Founders Porter. Cambridge Brewing Company actually brews the best porter in MA just only available in growlers, draft or cask.
     
  30. johnnybgood1999

    johnnybgood1999 Disciple (305) Oct 31, 2008 Virginia

    I had forgotten about O'Fallon. That is a great beer that I wish I could get in VA. I'd vote for that and Founders personally.
     
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  31. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,200) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Deschutes Black Butte without a doubt. I also love Maui Coconut Porter, but thats a 4 pack can.
     
  32. scifan

    scifan Disciple (372) Aug 31, 2007 North Carolina
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    Love Founder's porter. Great stuff.
    Also really dig Highlands Thunderstruck coffee porter.
     
  33. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (507) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    Doesn't really count since its not available in a sixer, but Berkshire Brewing Co. out of Deerfield, MA makes a mean Coffeehouse Porter, really good stuff.
     
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  34. marine1975

    marine1975 Disciple (369) Apr 27, 2009 North Carolina
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    Mother Earth Old Neighborhood
     
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  35. Scalzo

    Scalzo Aspirant (244) Feb 27, 2012 Illinois
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    Founders Porter
     
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  36. Spaten454

    Spaten454 Aspirant (293) Aug 23, 2012 Texas
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    Founders all the way
     
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  37. dhartogs

    dhartogs Disciple (357) Apr 29, 2010 Virginia
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    Port City Porter!
     
  38. MeBeerGood

    MeBeerGood Initiate (18) Jan 27, 2010 Massachusetts

    This ^
     
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  39. abecall98

    abecall98 Devotee (442) Aug 11, 2007 California
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  40. Halcyondays

    Halcyondays Poo-Bah (3,676) Jun 27, 2007 California

    Fuller's London Porter, Black Butte, Avery New World. I liked Ten Pin from Ska and Odell Cutthroat when I was in AZ.
     
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