The term “stout” was first used to describe the strongest of Porters, as a “stout porter”.

Stouts and Porters are closely related, and to this day, many still debate the true difference between the two darkest beer styles. Some argue Stouts use less patent malt, and others contend its a matter of strength.

There are countless stout variations including Irish, Imperial (Russian), oatmeal, chocolate, and coffee stouts.

Port Brewing Older Viscosity

Port Brewing Older Viscocity

As the brewer proclaims, “This is definitely not your dad’s 30 weight!”

Port Brewing uses that slogan for regular Old Viscosity, as well as this barrel aged special edition. With multiple references to oil, you know you’re about to have a stout that pushes the “weight” envelope.

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