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Boxcar Porter - Tighthead Brewing Company

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Boxcar Porter
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85
very good

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tighthead Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vdubb86 on 01-08-2012)
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Served in a shaker pint glass at the TH tap room.

Anyone remember the Boxcar Children...? ... Anyway, this stuff pours a very dark burnt sienna topped by finger of oatmeal-tan foam. The nose comprises darkly-roasted malts, very light molasses, very light dark chocolate, and a bit of dark-roast coffee. The taste brings in more of the same, everything combining to form a very dark, roasty, robust flavor. Nice. The body is a straight medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a damn fine robust porter, probably my new favorite all-around beer from TH.

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Boxcar Porter from Tighthead Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.