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Boxcar Porter - Tighthead Brewing Company

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Boxcar Porter
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BA SCORE
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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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

01-21-2012 23:43:32 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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jophish17

Georgia

3/5  rDev -20.8%

01-14-2012 05:16:07 | More by jophish17
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MikeThumel

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-21-2014 13:39:25 | More by MikeThumel
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

10-13-2013 01:58:27 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Lewdd

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-09-2014 02:09:46 | More by Lewdd
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-27-2013 21:02:04 | More by prisoner1572
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JackMehoff

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-30-2013 17:37:45 | More by JackMehoff
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-08-2013 04:03:25 | More by Guinnsslvr
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2013 15:24:31 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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ralerwen

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-14-2014 01:44:02 | More by ralerwen
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-19-2013 21:20:55 | More by krome
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Durb777

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-09-2013 21:27:54 | More by Durb777
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sidetracked

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-10-2012 14:27:39 | More by sidetracked
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-19-2013 04:36:54 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-27-2014 02:38:49 | More by Sparky44
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the Oak Park Micro Brew Review. Pours a blackish brown with minimal head and visually matches style. The features heavy smoke and robust roasted barley. Mice aromatic roasted notes here with some chocolate and oats to round things out. Taste is smokey as well with a very mild malt sweetness. Lots of flavor here with a dry and roasted finish. Mouthfeel is medium with somewhat high carbonation for the style. Overall, a nice robust porter with plenty of flavor and a high level of drinkability.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2013 02:03:12 | More by homebrew311
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Twifiter

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-15-2012 20:49:46 | More by Twifiter
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menacho1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Chrixsus

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-24-2013 23:21:06 | More by Chrixsus
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jjfancybeers

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-24-2014 23:41:57 | More by mychalg9
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StoutMan20

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-15-2014 16:54:28 | More by arlingtonjoe
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ThisGirlLovesBeer2

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Vdubb86

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at tighthead.

This beer is quite robust. There is darkness to this that is quite pleasant. There is a coffee aroma to this that I love. The taste is really nice has a chocolaty taste to it that I really enjoy. The mouthfeel is really thinner than most of the porters I've tried recently, but I enjoy it. Overall it's a solid porter that I would definitely get again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-08-2012 21:16:58 | More by Vdubb86
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Boxcar Porter from Tighthead Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.