Mighty malty with a nice hop nose, slight bitterness and a strong alcohol bite, this is one powerful sipping beer.
Porter was born in London in 1722 and for years was the most popular pint in the working-class pubs. After nearly disappearing, the style was brought back in the 1970s and is enjoying a modern-day revival on both sides of the Atlantic. Tips, techniques and step-by-step recipes from Terry Foster, the man who literally wrote the book on porter.
"The Ultimate Porter was created while looking for the perfect porter. I believe I have found it. I have brewed it four times now, and it is the perfect blend of hop aroma and dark bitterness."
- Recipe Author
This recipe took a bronze award in the 1994 AHA NationalHomebrew Competition. It should be brewed in the spring when the maple sap starts to run.
The darkness and slight bitterness of a porter, the tangy sweetness of fresh raspberries, and the haunting, fragrant smokiness of smoked malt.