Porter Beer

Try as you might, you can't define the porter. This style has gone through so many transformations over the years that it's nearly impossible to say "a porter is this, and a porter is that." Loosely defined, a porter is a dark, full-bodied ale that's a little more roasty than a brown ale, but less than a stout, and overlaps a lot of that of the dark mild. Make sense? No matter if it spotlights the Great English History or the hazelnut, the porter is an incredibly versatile beer that is revered for its food-pairing potential and drinkability the world-over.

The only thing definitive about the porter is that the English do the original and do it best; all others merely expand upon the style with their own tastes. Porters from Founders, Harviestoun, and Williams Bros. show exactly what we mean. With that said, an American porter is a nice interpretation and are a little more assertive and robust; try the Anchor Porter or the Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter for a taste. One cool thing about the porter is that it's really good for showcasing interesting ingredients: smoked malts, chili, chocolate. Siren Craft Brew and Pohjala each have a fabulous example. Long live the porter! Whatever it is.

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Harviestoun Old Engine Oil

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil

Unit price

£2.29 £1.83
6.0%
330ml
Britain

Founders Porter

Founders Porter
Founders Porter

Unit price

£2.79 £2.23
6.5%
330ml
America

Anchor Porter

Anchor Porter
Anchor Porter

Unit price

£2.79 £2.23
5.6%
355ml
America

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Can

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Can
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Can
6.0%
330ml
Britain

BrewDog Zombie Cake Can

BrewDog Zombie Cake Can
BrewDog Zombie Cake Can

Unit price

£2.39
5%
330ml
Britain

Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter
Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter
9.2%
330ml
America

Elgoods Plum Porter

Elgoods Plum Porter
Elgoods Plum Porter
4.5%
500ml
Britain

Glen Affric BA Black Brose

Glen Affric BA Black Brose
Glen Affric BA Black Brose
4.2%
330ml
Britain

Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black Can

Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black
Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black Can
6%
330ml
New Zealand

Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland

hornbridge Cocoa Wonderland
Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland
6.8%
330ml
Britain

Conwy Telford Porter

Conwy Telford Porter
Conwy Telford Porter
5.6%
500ml
Britain

Siren Sheltered Spirit

Siren Sheltered Spirit
Siren Sheltered Spirit

Unit price

£6.29
14.0%
330ml
Britain

Porterhouse Plain Porter

Porterhouse Plain Porter
Porterhouse Plain Porter
4.2%
330ml
Ireland

Brew York x Anspach & Hopday Blazin Sandals

Brew York x Anspach & Hopday Blazin Sandals
Brew York x Anspach & Hopday Blazin Sandals
5.3%
440ml
Britain

Basqueland Barrel Aged Coco Chango Rye Imperial Porter

Basqueland Barrel Aged Coco Chango Rye Imperial Porter
Basqueland Barrel Aged Coco Chango Rye Imperial Porter
10.5%
330ml
Spain

Sori Coffee Gorilla (Gluten Free)

Sori Coffee Gorilla (Gluten Free)
Sori Coffee Gorilla (Gluten Free)
7%
330ml
Estonia

Tiny Rebel Stay Puft Can

Tiny Rebel Stay Puft Can
Tiny Rebel Stay Puft Can
5.2%
330ml
Britain

Thornbridge Strawberry Lucaria

Thornbridge Strawberry Lucaria
Thornbridge Strawberry Lucaria
4.5%
330ml
Britain

BrewDog x Fierce Neighbourhood

BrewDog x Fierce Neighbourhood
BrewDog x Fierce Neighbourhood
9%
330ml
Britain

Moor B-Moor

Moor B-Moor
Moor B-Moor
6%
330ml
Britain

The White Hag Cauldron of Plenty

The White Hag Cauldron of Plenty
The White Hag Cauldron of Plenty
5.2%
330ml
Ireland

Whiplash Scaldy Porter

Whiplash Scaldy Porter
Whiplash Scaldy Porter
5.5%
440ml
Ireland

North Brewing Co. Full Fathom 5

North Brewing Co. Full Fathom 5
North Brewing Co. Full Fathom 5
6.5%
330ml
Britain

Thornbridge Mint Choc Chip Lucaria

Thornbridge Mint Choc Chip Lucaria
Thornbridge Mint Choc Chip Lucaria
4.5%
330ml
Britain

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