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What is a dry porter?

A local brewpub describes one of its current beers as a "dry porter". I got something else instead, so I didn't taste it. I'm familiar with both porters and stouts (and the controversies over what ...
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Dark Beer Classifications

What, exactly, is the difference between stout, porter, schwarzbier, and other dark beers? Wiki descriptions: -Stout: dark beer made using roasted malt or roasted barley, hops, water and yeast (...
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Are there any microbreweries in Porto? Are there any Port-related beer breweries in Porto? (Such as Rodenbach beers in Belgium, that have a wine-like feel.) What local beers (micro-brewery or not) ...
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What is the micronutritional value of stouts such as Guinness?

I can only find (on their website, and on other nutrition websites) the macronutrients of Guinness. Can someone provide a specific breakdown of micronutrient information for Guinness, or another ...
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Porter in the Marketplace

Recently, I traveled to Denver, CO, and though I didn't go for beer-specific purposes, I took advantage of a few breweries (and taphouses) that were conveniently close to my hotel. The one I was most ...
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Why is it called “porter”?

Stouts are stout, Pale Ales use pale malt, but where did the name porter come from?
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What's the difference between a porter and a stout?

Porters and stouts seem very similar and sometimes stores and restaurants group them together as if they're two different names for the same thing. Is there a difference and what is it?