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Beer: The Condiment With An Attitude!

London Porter History

Posted by Bob Skilnik on April 9, 2008

There’s a barrel full of fable that surrounds the origins of Porter, some of it disputed by The Zythophile , but to add fat to the fire, London Porter is a very interesting site that also delves into the origins of London Porter and much, much more.

I found the site’s reasoning of leaving butts behind (no pun intended, well, maybe just a little) for maturation purposes and moving on to large-scale vatting—and the switch to attemperated beers—of particular interest.

Start with the “Intro” link in the header and follow along the rest of the links for an interesting read.


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