Porteris a darkstyle of beerdeveloped in London fromwell-hoppedbeers made frombrown malt.The name was first recorded in the 18th century, and is thought to come from its popularity with street and riverporters, who carried objects for others.
The history and development ofstoutandporterbeer types are intertwined.The name "stout", used for a dark beer, is believed to have come about because strong porters were marketed under such names as "extra porter", "double porter", and "stout porter". The termstout porterwould later be shortened to juststout. For example,GuinnessExtra Stoutwas originally called "Extra Superior Porter" and was only given the name "Extra Stout" in 1840.
Milk chocolate, complexity underneath, slightly leather/tobacco, creaminess aroma as well. High bitterness, medium-full body.
Artwork by: Rachel O'Regan, an illustrator based in Dublin, Ireland.
Country of Origin: Ireland