Hip Hops: Market pubs and Porter are good belly mortar (at breakfast)
We could stay up drinking until morning, all the while arguing about the differences (if any) between Porter and Stout, but the only point of agreement might be this. Entire quickly became popular as the workingman’s pint of choice, and as several historians seem to think, became known as “porter” because it was a particular favorite of the porters who labored at the local markets and also delivered the product to the pubs. Historically, a porter is a person employed to carry burdens, as at a market. In the UK, what makes a “market pub” noteworthy is its exception with respect to allowable opening hours. Conversely, in my home state of Indiana, the consumption rules are uniformly favorable. Any bar can be a “market bar,” though not so many choose this path. Sunday through Saturday, the legal hours for the dispensing of alcoholic beverages are 7:00AM to 3:00AM (IC 7.1-3-1-14). Retailer permittees may allow the consumption...Read more