porter's beer

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Noun1.porter's beer - a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
ale - a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
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Bumble, a poor house headmaster, professes to be Christian but treats impoverished people with contempt while he feasts on steaks with oyster sauce and porter's beer.