Category 43: Brown Porter

Color:
Dark brown to very dark. May have red tint.
Clarity:
Beer color may be too dark to perceive clarity. When clarity is perceivable, chill haze is acceptable at low temperatures.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium malt sweetness. Caramel and chocolate character is acceptable. Strong roast barley or strong burnt or black malt character should not be perceived.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Very low to medium
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity esters are acceptable. Diacetyl is usually absent in these beers but may be present at low levels.
Body:
Low to medium
Alcohol by Volume:
4.40% – 6.00%
IBU:
20-30
SRM Color:
20-35