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I wanted to try out my new DIY Black & Tan Spoon, but I didn't have any stout in the fridge. So, I thought I'd try Black Butte Porter instead. I also didn't have a bitter on hand, so I thought I'd try Pilsner Urquell.

Well, not too surprisingly, there is NO chance that these two beers will ever create the layers required for a proper (or even improper) black & tan. However, the resulting blend is REALLY tasty! It's kinda like a schwarzbier, if I had to tag a style to it. I'm gonna go mix another!
 

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Oh man, I'm so druck right now but I just had to try that too! I have Elk Rock's IPA and my own Slumpbuster Porter in the glass right now. I can't even begin to describe how it tastes, but it tastes damn good.




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Black Butte Porter is the brew that made me a beer drinker.
 

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Wikipedia says this about Black and Tans
"The style is believed to have originated in pubs in Britain with drinkers ordering a mix of dark stout and draught bitter. The name is first recorded in 1889[citation needed], though an earlier origin of an 18th century blend of porter and pale ale has been conjectured. "

I was thinking of using Jamils Robust Porter, or an Edmund Fitzgerald clone, along with Edwort's Haus Pale for my black and tans on St. Patricks Day.
 

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Black Butte Porter has got to be one of the best commercial porters on the market.
 
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