American Porter

American Porter

Porters were one of the first beers imported to the US and quickly caught the attention of George Washington as his drink of choice. Similar to English Porters these beers  have more of a hop profile from the use of American varieties.

Colour– medium to dark brown

Aroma– coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, citrus

Flavour– coffee, chocolate, dark fruit, citrus

Mouthfeel– dry, mouth coating, full body

Finish– dry, mild hop bitterness and roastiness

ABV– 4.8- 6.5%

Food Pairings– smoked food, roasted food, BBQ, stew, sausages,

Cheese Pairings– smoked cheeses, gouda, bleu

Dessert Pairings– chocolate and nut desserts, chocolate chip cookes

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