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porter

Type

Beers used in mixed drinks

Description

Generic for an extra-dark, strong ale; eventually evolved into the Stout; characteristics of contemporary Porters vary by make but tend toward the sweet side.

Flavor

grain, hops, yeast and sparkling

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in England, United States and Canada.

Substitute

a sweeter stout (such as Mackeson).

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 3 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureDog's Nose
picturePorter Sangaree
pictureVelvet Gaff Cooler

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Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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