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Style: American Porter
 
Style Information
American Porters are distinguished from English Porters by having a more notable flavor and aroma. In particular, the hop presence should be much more notable in both aroma and flavor. The ABV range should be from 5% to 7%. The IBUs should range from 25-50.

A little history from Wikipedia:

"Porter was initially imported to the American colonies, but by the 18th century it was being commercially brewed, especially in New England and Pennsylvania. Because of high costs of importing barley, adjuncts were often employed including sugar, molasses, corn and licorice. As a result, American porter differentiated from the English and Irish versions. Philadelphia grew into a major beer brewing centre through the early 20th century. After the introduction of lagers in the United States in the 1850s, breweries began experimenting by brewing their porters with lager yeast rather than traditional top-fermenting yeast. Today, only Stegmaier and Yuengling continue to commercially produce “Pennsylvania porter” as it became known. In the 1970s and 1980s, craft brewers in the United States reintroduced American porter. Breweries such as Anchor of San Francisco and Sierra Nevada of Chico, California were catalysts."

Recommend glassware for this style
 
GlasswareDescription 
Pint Glass Pint glasses are what most people recognize as a typical beer glass. There are actually three different types of pint glasses - shaker pints, nonic pints and tulip pints.

The shaker ... [more]
Goblet A goblet (or chalice) is a large, stemmed, bowl-shaped glass. The distinction between goblet and chalice is typically in the glass thickness. Goblets tend to be more delicate and thin, while the ... [more]

Top Consumed American Porter
 
 BeerConsumed
1. Edmund Fitzgerald Porter by Great Lakes Brewing Company207
2. Porter by Founders Brewing Company141
3. Pogue's Run Porter by Flat12 Bierwerks75
4. Smoked Porter by Alaskan Brewing Co.66
5. Gorges Smoked Porter by Ithaca Beer Company53
6. Alpha Klaus Xmas Porter by Three Floyds Brewing LLC47
7. Black Butte Porter by Deschutes Brewery, Inc.43
8. Victory At Sea by Ballast Point Brewing Company41
9. The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter by Tyranena Brewing Company40
10. Eugene by Revolution Brewing36

Top Reviews American Porter
 
 BeerAvg Score
1. Gorilla Warfare Coffee Porter by Sixpoint Craft Ales98
2. Abominable by Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery92
3. Perky Porter by Stillmank Beer Company90
4. The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter by Tyranena Brewing Company89
5. Porter by Founders Brewing Company88
6. Cutthroat Porter by Odell Brewing Company88
7. Ninja Porter by Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company88
8. Eugene by Revolution Brewing88
9. Black Butte XXI by Deschutes Brewery, Inc.88
10. H.E.R.O by DuClaw Brewing Co88