What Is the Difference Between an Ale & a Lager?

When considering beer—and I'm often considering beer—there are really two overarching styles to consider: ale and lager. While the process for brewing both beers is similar, slight variations in the...

Joseph James Imperial Smoked Porter

by Eiron 4 months ago

I'm not really doing Tiny Stories About Beer on my food/drink website any more, but this one rekindled a bit of inspiration. Joseph James Imperial Smoked Porter, with vanilla and aged in bourbon...

Old Engine Oil

by kaleokahu 4 years ago

A local serious beer parlour is touting having one of the few available kegs of the Scottish Brewer Haviestoun's porter. Should I be waiting in line for this? What makes it so special/

Porters & Stouts - Their Place in the Craft Beer Pantheon

by MGZ 6 years ago

So, in a recent thread about Americans' taste in beers generally leading them to mass marketed pale lagers, a slight deviation into the topic of stouts came up. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/101...

Tasting Notes: 8 quick miscellaneous beers on tap... IPA, porter, stout, etc.

by TombstoneShadow 7 years ago

There's nothing like taking your wife to an appointment close to a great microbrew bar :) With an hour or so to kill I order sampler flights of 8 beers; a few I've had before (but not on tap), but...

Beer and porter

by heybaldy 7 years ago

Recently. I had a dark beer by Les trois musqtiers . This set me off my track as to my habitual beer tastes. So Ive been experimenting with new brews unknown to my palate. This week, I bought...

Rarity: A "great" Porter... Deschutes Black Butte annual series

by TombstoneShadow 8 years ago

I've claimed to "like" porters for a long time. After all, that's what we beer connoisseurs are supposed to do right? But I'll confess I can't drink glass-after-glass of the stuff, and for every...

Porter beer

by kpzoo 8 years ago

I have a chili recipe I'd like to try that calls for a "porter style" beer. Is this something I could find easily in Montreal without having to make a trip to a specialty store? Any brand I could l...

Help! Need correct recipe for Molly Stevens' Short Ribs Braised in Porter Ale with Maple-Rosemary Glaze!

by Chris VR 16 years ago

I've read enough raves here to buy Molly Stevens' "All About Braising" cookbook. It's on order from Amazon. But in the meantime, I found the recipe for the Short Ribs at the link below and decide...

Black Butte Porter?

by salustro 11 years ago

Anyone know of any beer bars/bistros in San Diego that have black butte in bottles/tap? It looks like The Yard House has it but I was trying to find somewhere out of downtown to take my boyfriend ...

SF - Ritual Porter at City Beer

by osho 11 years ago

I have been meaning to write about my favourite beer enthusiast destination for the longest time. What better way to begin than to write about this amazing blend of Ritual coffee and Speakeasy i...

Any Opinions Regarding Smuttynose Baltic Porter?

by MDBBQFiend 11 years ago

Any tasting notes or opinions out there regarding Smuttynose Brewery's Baltic Porter? I'm a fan of the brewery, but haven't tried this release yet. I'm partial to the Porter style and I'm won...

A Question about Stevens' Short Ribs in Porter Ale

by CindyJ 11 years ago

My short ribs are presently braising, and I'm definitely going to have leftovers. The recipe says to reduce the braising liquid to 1/2 cup, then glaze the ribs under the broiler; the braising liqu...

Maui Brewing Company - coconut porter

by cornbeefhash 12 years ago

Does anyone know if any store carries any of this beer? I'm looking specifically for the coconut porter but I'd be in to buying any of it. My wife and I went to a wedding in Maui over Thanksgivin...

Recipe for Short Ribs Braised in Porter Ale with Rosemary/Mape Glaze

by Ingrid 15 years ago

Last week I inquired about recipes for braised short ribs. Here is a paraphrase of a recipe I've used that has resulted in delicious ribs. The cecipe is from All About Braising by Molly Stevens. ...

Porter Ale

by bxgirl 12 years ago

I am finally going to try Molly Stevens' short ribs. One of the key ingredients, of course, is porter ale. As I never buy beer or liquor, can someone suggest a place where I can get porter ale? Wou...

A porter beer by Michalob?

by Passadumkeg 13 years ago

I don't usually look in the big name domestic beer section, but today, as I walked by, I noticed this porter by Mich. What's the story? Has anyone tried it?

Stone Smoked Porter Shake @ Ritual Tavern (SD)

by Josh 13 years ago

This may be the greatest dessert item ever conceived. Cool, creamy, rich, with a surprisingly bitter bite that makes this an unabashedly adult dessert item. Worth trying.

Smuttynose Baltic Porter

by Kenji 13 years ago

I was ecstatic to encounter this brew at the Cambridge, MA. Trader Joe's. It's the newest beer in Smuttynose's "Big Beers" series -- all of which have been exceptional, in my view. This Baltic Po...

Where to get porter ale?

by bxgirl 14 years ago

On this snowy day in Manhattan, I am thinking of making Molly Stevens' braised short ribs. Can anyone suggest a place in the West Village where I can get porter ale? Also, is there a substitute I c...

AAB Porter Braised SHort Ribs

by nissenpa 14 years ago

I will be making these ina few weeks for DH's Birthday. We have made these many times and LOVE them. I usually serve them with the World's Best Cabbage but I have made that so much recently that ...