Dark lagers Lagers were dark until 1840; then technology came along and made pale lagers the “norm”. Dark lagers come in many colours, from clear amber to dark reddish brown. The best known dark lagers are dunkel and they are still produced in bavaria.
Porters The beer of the working-class beeroes. Porter was named after the porters who labored at the local markets and it was their pint of choice. It was originally called “entire” when ralph harwood, a london brewer, started brewing it in 1722. A dark style beer made from brown malt.
Stout Stout is a dark beer made using roasted malt or roasted barley, hops, water and yeast. Stouts were traditionally the generic term for the strongest or stoutest porters, typically 7% or 8% alcohol by volume (ABV), produced by a brewery.