Beer of the Week: Port City Porter

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WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by two special guests to talk about Port City Porter for the latest edition of WTOP’s Beer of the Week.

Quick Facts:

  • Brewery: Port City Brewing Co., Alexandria, Virginia
  • Brewery description: Smooth and silky with notes of cocoa powder and lightly roasted coffee, this robust porter remains refreshing while boasting a depth that bigger beers aspire to.
  • ABV: 7.2 percent
  • Matt’s pairing suggestions: New York-style (or Neapolitan) pizza, hoagies and Philly cheesesteaks
  • Bill’s pairing suggestions: Roasted meats, barbecue, chocolate-based desserts

See more Beer of the Week columns from previous weeks.

Brennan Haselton

In 2000, Brennan Haselton took a job at WTOP as reporter and anchor, and that's where he has been ever since (with the exception of a brief return to Seattle in 2005). He is a two-time winner of the national Edward R. Murrow Award, and winner of the National Headliner Grand Award.

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