Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Beers)

What’s the difference between a stout and a porter, how are they made and—most importantly—why should you drink them?

For those who don’t consider themselves dark beer lovers, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant’s Mark Edelson, Director of Brewery Operations, is out to show you why you should give these malty, rich beers a try.

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In a recent article for County Lines Magazine, Mark broke down the “controversy” about what makes a porter different than a stout, shared a bit of history about dark beers in Europe and Ireland, offered up some suggestions of foods that make perfect pairings and recommended a few for you to try—including, of course, our own award-winning Russian Imperial Stout.

Allow us to shine some light on dark beers:

Check out Mark’s article in County Lines Magazine!

With 11 locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, there’s an Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant near you. We specialize in handcrafted beers and fresh, from-scratch New American cuisine. Monthly releases vary by location, so scout out our beers on tap and visit us soon.

Content provided by Dish Works author Michele Kornegay.

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