Stout & Porter

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Learn more about stout & porter

With a range of stouts and porters from brand such as Guinness, Samuel Smith and Youngs, find your perfect drink and have it delivered to your door.

Originated in London in the early 1720's, stout is a dark beer of malt hops, water and yeast. The style quickly became popular in the city: it had a strong flavour, took longer to spoil than other beers and in fact increased in alcohol content with age, was significantly cheaper than other beers, and was not easily affected by heat. Within a few decades, porter breweries in London had grown "beyond any previously known scale.”

Fact: There are 9 different types of stout, with Guinness being the most popular form of an Irish dry stout beer