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  Porter (beer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nøgne Ø Porter from Nøgne Ø in Grimstad, Norway
Utenos Porteris from Utenos alus in Utena, Lithuania (Baltic Porter)
Żywiec Porter from Żywiec in Cieszyn, Poland (Baltic Porter)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Porter_(beer)   (1790 words)

 Beer - MSN Encarta
Porter and stout are dark ales that are nearly fl in color and have a hearty flavor and dense body.
Porter is lighter in body and higher in alcohol than stout, but stout tends to be more bitter.
Bock and doppel bock beer are usually brewed in the winter and consumed in the spring.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572429_2/Beer.html   (1214 words)

 Stout & Porter
Porter was originally an English, specifically London dark beer style that was the drink of the masses long before lagers were conceived or modern ales were fashionable.
In the heyday of Porter in London, during the eighteenth century, the term "Stout" was used to denote the strongest and weightiest beers in a brewers portfolio.
Porters are red-brown to fl in color, medium to medium-full bodied, and characterized by a flavor profile that can vary from very subtle dark malts to fully roasted, smoky flavors.
www.tastings.com /beer/stout_porter.html   (765 words)

 Beer & Ale Bottles
Beer bottles were of thick glass also since they had to be able to survive extensive post-bottling handling and use since these bottles were typically re-used many times, as evidenced by extensive base and side wear to many examples.
One note on beer bottle finishes is that these were some of the last bottle types to be more or less fully converted from true applied finishes to tooled finishes; many beer bottles from the early 1890s were made with applied finishes and tooled finishes were probably not ubiquitous until the mid to late 1890s.
Beer was and is made through the "mashing" of malted barley - a starch to sugar (maltose) conversion process - with the resultant sugars extracted from the grain through an infusion process known as "sparging." This produces a diluted "malt extract" which is then fermented with specific yeasts to produce beer (Papazian 1991).
www.blm.gov /historic_bottles/beer.htm   (11354 words)

 Baltic Porters
Descendants of the lineage of British porter exports in the 18th century, they range in color from mahogany red to inky dark, and pack a substantial dose of flavor and alcohol.
Some Baltic porters are top fermented and true to their roots, but others, unlike the porters of London, are bottom fermented, producing a soft roundness in the beer.
The first porter brewery in Sweden was established in 1791 by Brit William Knox in Gothenburg.
www.allaboutbeer.com /style/23.2-balticporter.html   (1672 words)

 Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - Porter casts a long shadow on ale history
The earliest mention of Porter spotted by Corran was in a letter of 1726, from a Frenchman (or Belgian?) to his family.
Most accounts of British brewing in the 1700s say that Porter was a ready-made blend of three different styles previously available, sometimes known as "ale," "beer" and "twopenny." Because it was a combination of all three, it was also known as "Entire".
This beer is said to have been popular with the workers who carried meat, fish and vegetables in the produce markets to the East of Central London, none of them far from Shoreditch; hence the name "Porter." I feel that too much is made of these romantic stories.
www.beerhunter.com /documents/19133-000041.html   (1256 words)

Porter was the first beer in history developed to meet a specific consumer market.
Porter was brewed to replace these blended beers and make life easier for the publican.
Brown malt was dried over wood fires that would have given the beer a roasted, smoky, slightly acidic (from the use of brettamyces in the aging process) and well-bittered beer.
oz.craftbrewer.org /Recipes/beerstyle/porter/porter.html   (1879 words)

 Porter - History of Beer and Imagination - Beer and Brewing
The soured ale gave the porter a classic “bite” that was celebrated among men with a matured taste for this unusual blend.
Porter became so popular, in fact, that brewers who could adapt to a grand scale were able to make comfortable fortunes producing this one style of beer.
Porters eventually lost their popularity in America and nearly had their demise, when the “Age of the Microbrewery” hit with full force.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art26470.asp   (849 words)

 Brewer tasting notes
James Squire Porter is the dark horse in the Malt Shovel Brewery beer range.
This beer is also uncomplicated enough to enjoy with strong beef dishes such as porterhouse steak or a traditional beef pie.
It must be remembered that the porter was not a boutique beer but in fact the first mass produced brew.
www.australianbeers.com /beers/squires_porter/MSB_porter.htm   (558 words)

 What is a Porter Beer? - Beer and Brewing
Porter beer was first created in the mid 1700s, and was really a blend of three types of popular beer:
The stronger the porter the better, and soon they were being rated with X, XX and XXX to indicate the strength.
Porter faded from popularity when people began to prefer clear and light beers, but in the 1980s when homebrewing took hold of the public imagination porter swept back into style.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art5673.asp   (162 words)

 Alaskan Brewing Company - Our Brew - Alaskan Smoked Porter
Known as "rauchbier" in Germany, smoke-flavored beers were virtually unknown in the U.S. until Alaskan Smoked Porter was developed in 1988.
Alaskan Smoked porter is produced in limited "vintages" each year and unlike most beers, may be aged in the bottle much like fine wine.
Alaskan Smoked Porter is one of the most award-winning beers in the history of the Great American Beer Festival and a perennial winner at the World Beer Cup.
www.alaskanbeer.com /porter.html   (507 words)

 Lew Bryson
Porter and stout are two of the earliest invented beer styles, beers that were purposely designed for particular reasons.
Porter was a London beer, and is traditionally dated to 1722, though beer called "porter" is older than that.
Porter was originally a mixed beer, made by mixing two or more 'threads', as they called the pouring stream of beer from different taps.
www.beveragebusiness.com /bbcontent/art98/bryson1005.html   (2693 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Beers
Beer is good with salty and spicy foods, like pretzels, pizza, and hot dogs, but it can also be used as a cooking ingredient, adding a pleasant bitterness to chili, stews, and soups, and softening the texture of baked goods.
Pilsner Urquell beer is a famous lager that's made in the Czech Republic.
porter ale = porter Notes: This is a dark beer with a heavy foam and a bitter flavor.
www.foodsubs.com /Beer.html   (413 words)

Beer has been brewing for more than 8,000 years worldwide, and in olden days was considered a food staple.
For one reason, due to the brewing process, beer was actually safer to drink than the water or milk (which was usually preserved as cheese).
Thus, beer was often used to mix medicines, and used as liquids in recipes in lieu of unpotable water.
www.rvbrewery.com /cooking_with_our_beer.htm   (1549 words)

 Stout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pint of stout awaits consumption with a slice of bread and butter.
Porter was first recorded as being made and sold in London in the 1730s.
During the end of the nineteenth century, stout porter beer gained the reputation of being a healthy strengthening drink, so that it was used by athletes and nursing mothers, while doctors often recommended it to help recovery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stout_beer   (1505 words)

 Molecular Expressions: The Beershots Photo Gallery
Presidente Pilsener - This cerveza-type pilsner beer is brewed in Santo Domingo of the Dominican Republic.
Samuel Smith's Taddy Porter - This classic English porter is brewed using a combination of caramel and roasted malts, bittering hops and other premium ingredients to produce a roasty oaty malt with a slightly fruity taste.
OB Lager Beer - Brewed and bottled by the Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd., OB Lager Beer is one of the finest lagers available for export in Seoul, Korea.
molecularexpressions.com /beershots/index.html   (4612 words)

 Schlafly Beer Styles
We brew a mouth-watering variety of beer styles over the course of the year, six styles which are available year-round.
These beers receive a secondary fermentation in the cask and are hand pumped to the bar at "cellar temperature." Purely authentic, purely delightful, and only at The Tap Room.
This beer is brewed (with lots of love) by our brewer Joseph Thurman Davis III, in order to celebrate the occasion of his wedding to Colleen Franklin, on January 21.
www.schlafly.com /beers.shtml   (1155 words)

For example, Kolsch beers and Cream ales are ales that emulate lagers, American Wheat beers and Altbiers are brewed both as ales and lagers, and California Common beers (Steam) are sort of a hybrid ale/lager.
I hear stories that the beer style was named after the porters on trains, who served this type of beer to passengers, but I am pretty confident that the term "porter" was applied to beers before trains were in use, so I think the reference to laborers like dockworkers, then called porters, is more accurate.
Also, both beers are from Colorado, Fat Tire was around for some years prior to Tire Bite, and certainly there are other examples of good natured ribbing going on in the craft beer industry.
www.worldclassbeverages.com /Pages/Questions/BeerGeek.htm   (1492 words)

 THOMAS HOOKER ALES AND LAGERS - HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Thomas Hooker Imperial Porter is a full-bodied, dark lager.
This brew's roots are in the strong porters of 19th Century England, which ultimately evolved into the stronger stouts of today.
Generously hopped with German and American hops our Imperial Porter comes to life as it is allowed to warm to the ideal drinking temperature of 58-60 degrees.
www.troutbrookbeer.com /AL_imperial.html   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: Porter (Classic Beer Styles Series: 5): Books: Terry Foster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Porter reviews the history of George Washington's favorite beer and teaches you how to create this rich, full-bodied ale for your own enjoyment.
Porter Basketball Sets and Equipment — Find great prices on Porter athletic equipment including basketball sets, backboards, poles and accessories.
Foster details the history of porter including the techniques which were used to make "traditional" porter.
www.amazon.com /Porter-Classic-Beer-Styles-5/dp/0937381284   (899 words)

 Sierra Nevada Porter
Dark and rich, Sierra Nevada Porter is a delicious, medium-bodied ale with a creamy head.
The Porter’s smooth flavor (malty with hints of caramel) comes from a blend of deep-roasted barley malts.
While porters are traditionally paired with steak (think Porterhouse), its deep maltiness is an equally perfect match for the rich, smoky flavors of grilled portobello mushrooms.
www.sierranevada.com /beers/porter.html   (111 words)

 Pecan porter pie - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Makes 1 9-inch pie Meritage restaurant chef Daniel Bruce stirs a little sweet porter beer into his pecan mixture, which adds delightful flavor and keeps the pie from becoming too sweet.
Meritage restaurant chef Daniel Bruce stirs a little sweet porter beer into his pecan mixture, which adds delightful flavor and keeps the pie from becoming too sweet.
Bake the pie for 45 minutes or until the top is set and the pastry is golden brown.
www.boston.com /ae/food/articles/2005/11/16/pecan_porter_pie   (119 words)

 World of Beer: Kitchen Table Tastings - A Trio From Full Sail Brewing
First up is the Wassail, not a spiced beer as the name might lead you to believe -- the traditional English wassail bowl being typically filled with a spiced ale -- but a "winter warmer" in the British style.
Old Boardhead is a beer that I have tasted many a time in the past and also one which has on occasion disappointed, at other times impressed.
A pleasant enough beer, to be sure, but not necessarily something I would turn to when the thermometer dips well below freezing and there is a roaring fire in the hearth.
www.worldofbeer.com /ktt/fullsail.html   (647 words)

 Sleemans Porter | BeerPal Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The 68 refers to the original recipe number and was called fine porter.
As far as I know all are the same as the previous, except the IPA, which I don't think was in the US before.
Posted - Nov 27 2006 : 03:45:35 AM Sleeman Fine Porter is a fine brew and cannot wait to see if now that bought-out, if they will release a new recipe....
www.beerpal.com /forums/topic.asp?topic_ID=2819   (349 words)

 Anchor Steam - Anchor Porter
Anchor Porter is a unique dark brew, which was introduced by Anchor in the early 1970s.
Anchor Porter, like all of Anchor Brewing Company's products, is brewed with only natural ingredients.
The brew is hopped at a very high rate, and is naturally carbonated to produce an intensely rich flavor and thick creamy head.
www.anchorbrewing.com /beers/anchorporter.htm   (101 words)

 Realbeer.com: Beer & Food
Pour mixture into a mixing bowl; very slowly stir in Porter Beer, until completely blended.
Recipe courtesy of the National Beer Wholesalers Association.
Find whatever in the beer world you are looking for.
www.realbeer.com /edu/food/recipes/desserts04.php   (258 words)

 Bagel Beer - Pumpernickel Porter - Lotsolox Brewing Company
This beer pours very fl with big tan head and has a wonderful smell of roasted coffee and spicy hops.
Long ago, beer was made with bread and water.
Bagel Beer embraces this tradition by adding real bagels to every batch of beer brewed!
www.beeronthewall.com /online-store/scstore/c-bagel-beer.html   (90 words)

 Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter - Beer Styles: Porter
A London style that became extinct, though it has recently been revived.
It was a lighter-bodied companion to stout, and the most accurate revivals are probably the porters made by American micro-brewers like Sierra Nevada.
In some countries, the porter tradition remains in roasty-tasting dark brews that are bottom-fermented, and often of a greater strength.
www.beerhunter.com /styles/porter.html   (130 words)

 Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Vanilla Beer - A Nutty Herb and Spice Beer Flavored With Real Vanilla Beans and Chocolate
Who would have thought deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea and Madagascar grew the perfect ingredient to build an extraordinary Porter in Colorado?
An ale that has all the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter, with an enigmatic surprise thrown in for good measure, real vanilla bean.
A vanilla kiss in a rich, dark sea.
www.breckbrew.com /beer/vanillaporter.html   (104 words)

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