Porter Sampling No. 1 [12/24/2007]

I discovered I like Porter! I'm undertaking a sampling/rating of all the porters I can find in the Phoenix area. Great fun. This is the first set:

BreweryNameLocationShort DescriptionRating
Sonoran Brewing Co.Vanilla PorterArizonaSweet, not nutty92
Breckenridge BreweryVanilla PorterDenver, ColoradoClean, Tangy92
Ska BrewingTen Pin PorterDurango, ColoradoToo bubbly even more than champagne50
Browar WitnicaBlack Boss PorterPolandSweet, Strong Alcohol, Wine-Like, Distinctive98
Samuel SmithTaddy PorterEnglandBitter, Strange71
Widmer BrothersSnow Plow Milk StoutPortland, OregonClean Stout, No Creamy Head85
Left Hand Brewing Co.Milk StoutLongmont, ColoradoChocolate Milky/Nutty88
Kona Brewing Co.PipelineKona, HawaiiMore like coffee than beer85
Anchor Brewing Co.PorterSan Francisco, CaliforniaDistinctive, Nutty/Hazelnutty86

See Also:
Porter Sampling No. 7
Porter Sampling No. 6
Porter Sampling No. 5
Porter Sampling No. 4
Porter Sampling No. 3
Porter Sampling No. 2