Best 6pk Porter available in your state?

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  1. litheum94

    litheum94 Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2008 California

    Anchor Porter
    Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  2. LordFoul

    LordFoul Initiate (168) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina

    Tied between Anchor Porter & SN Porter with GLBC Edmund Fitzgerald coming in a close second
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  3. lazyjc22

    lazyjc22 Initiate (128) Feb 12, 2010 Virginia

    So many good ones, but I still do a little jig when I see Pipeline Porter in my beer aisle. When Saranac Caramel Porter comes out, I do a full-out touchdown dance.
  4. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2012

    Whatever used to b on eBay. FLA
  5. galvetraz

    galvetraz Initiate (0) Sep 7, 2009 Texas

    Some good ones already listed but since I am in Texas I will give a vote for Real Ale Coffee Porter. Unfortunately it is still seasonal, I wish they would make it a regular in the everyday lineup.
  6. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Crusader (712) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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    Really, there are several good ones available... Anchor porter, Founders Porter, SN Porter; all great options. Locally I really like Highland Oatmeal Porter & Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter, if only NoDa CoCo LoCo were available in six packs I would be set...
  7. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
    Edmund Fitzgerald
  8. tkarsies

    tkarsies Aspirant (293) Dec 27, 2005 Ohio

    Lucky to be in Ohio so I can echo all those who love Edmund Fitzgerald. Truly a go-to beer for me, especially this time of year.
  9. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,598) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Another vote for Black Butte.
  10. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Initiate (0) Apr 2, 2011 Tennessee
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    +1 for Founders
  11. porterfiend

    porterfiend Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2007 New Jersey

    Stoudt's 2x, Anchor, Samuel Smith's, and the steady value of Yuengling
  12. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,368) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Two completely different takes on the style for me:
    Anchor Porter- for the yeast signature and balance of flavors.
    Troegs Dead Reckoning- for its hoppy/roasy agressiveness, yet tremendous drinkability.
  13. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    Eddy McFitz y'all
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  14. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,480) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    founders. close 2nd would be anchor.
  15. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Moderator (1,401) Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
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    In Georgia, there is Red Brick's Porter.. However, it's only in a 4 pack for some reason.

    It's a killer porter though.. Has oatmeal in it, and it's really, really good. Best around I think.
  16. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poo-Bah (4,403) Jul 4, 2005 Ohio
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    It's either Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald or Founder's Porter for me. I'd put O'Fallon's Smoked Porter up there too, but for whatever reason it's one of their brews that I haven't seen in Ohio and have to pick up when I go to Kentucky.
  17. sarcastro

    sarcastro Disciple (335) Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
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    Founders Porter. One the best porters available period. Black Butte is really good as well.
  18. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Aspirant (228) Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
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    This one is easy. Founders Porter.
  19. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Aspirant (226) Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Founders and Mayflower are my standbys.
  20. GR_Rick

    GR_Rick Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2012 Michigan

    Came to say this, and assumed it had been said, probably a few times.. only took a few seconds of scrolling to find it. :slight_smile:
  21. brplatz

    brplatz Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 New Mexico

    Just picked up a Pipeline Porter, looking forward to it.
  22. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Deschutes Black Butte Porter!!
  23. dsmil

    dsmil Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2009 Maryland

    Edmund Fitzgerald
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  24. chumsnards666

    chumsnards666 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2012

  25. dt_gbpackersfan

    dt_gbpackersfan Disciple (393) Dec 6, 2012 Missouri

    Founders all the way.
  26. JKIRBY

    JKIRBY Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2010 Wisconsin

  27. MichaelinFishers

    MichaelinFishers Aspirant (204) Mar 10, 2009 Indiana

    Going to go local with Flat12's Pogue's Run Porter. Then Founders. Then have to give big props to Revolution Eugene even though I can't get it without driving to Chicago.
  28. MarioM

    MarioM Zealot (514) Sep 13, 2009 California

    Anchor Porter, by Anchor Steam in SF has to be my favorite porter in a sixer, easy.
  29. KevSal

    KevSal Savant (985) Oct 17, 2010 California
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    I'm a huge fan of kona pipeline porter, I may be the only one haha, but that guy is freaking great fresh and with some age. It's usually on sale for 7.99 sometimes even 6.99

    It's in 4-packs but maui's coconut porter is pretty tasty as well.
  30. woodna

    woodna Initiate (135) Jan 9, 2011 Illinois

    Snot came out when I laughed at that.
    I like a few of the ones already mentioned (Founders, Ed Fitz, Anchor). Another one I liked that isn't in a sixer though is SA Holiday Porter that was is last years Christmas pack. Anybody else enjoy that one?
  31. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    Edmund Fitzgerald, Black Butte, Founders, and Central Waters Mudpuppy Porter.
  32. skinsfan

    skinsfan Zealot (583) May 24, 2005 Maryland
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    In order for me: Founders, Edmund Fitz, Smuttynose
  33. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Flying Dog Gonzo
    Troeg's Dead Reckoning
    Wolavers Alta Gracia
    Southampton Imperial Porter
    Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
    Meantime Coffee Porter
    Brown's Whiskey Porter
    Sam Smiths Taddy
  34. litheum94

    litheum94 Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2008 California

    Black Butte Porter
    Anchor Porter
    Speakeasy Payback Porter
  35. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poo-Bah (3,056) Apr 9, 2010 New Hampshire
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    Exactly what I would say.
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  36. SBXLII

    SBXLII Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2010 New York

    Jose Marti or Mayflower regardless of location
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