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BJCP 2015 Guideline

Historical Beer Pre-Prohibition Porter


BJCP 2015 27A Pre-Prohibition Porter example
27A - Pre-Prohibition Porter


Overall Impression

An American adaptation of English Porter using American ingredients, including adjuncts.


Also sometimes known as Pennsylvania Porter or East Coast Porter.

Commercial Examples

Stegmaier Porter, Yuengling Porter

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  • OG:  1046 - 1060
  • FG:  1010 - 1016
  • ABV: 4.5 - 6
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • SRM: 18 - 30
BJCP 2015 27A - Pre-Prohibition Porter Commercial Example