Appreciating Historical Porter Styles (Video Tip)

In this video tip Mike Karnowski spends some time discussing historical porters and their flavors.

Mike Karnowski May 9, 2019 - 2 min read

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Pull up a stool and get a history lesson on the importance of porter and the role it has played in beer. From flavors and styles to the origins of Brettanomyces, Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan Ales has you covered.

About This Video Course

Zebulon Artisan Ales Founder and lifelong brewer Mike Karnowski takes you through the history of 1700-1800's English brewing, followed by a demonstration of how to make your own brown malt, invert sugar, and brew a porter (circa 1880) using your new ingredients. This video course contains more than 70 minutes of video.

In this video, Mike Karnowski takes you back into the 1700s to cover:

  • Malt, hops, yeast, and sugar selection for historical beers
  • Historical brewing in other parts of Europe
  • Making your own English invert syrups
  • Brewing techniques for historical beers
  • Stout vs. porter
  • Making your own historical brown malt
  • Brewing a 1750's era porter with diastatic brown malt
  • Packaging + serving english ales
  • and much more!