Mr. Locomotive
Goose Island Beer Co.

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Style:
Porter - American
Ranked #446
ABV:
6.4%
Score:
86
Ranked #23,946
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 7.18%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
22
From:
Goose Island Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  2
Gots
  0
SCORE
86
Very Good
Notes:
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ChicagoJ from Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

2/12/16 Chicago - ($6 16 oz draft pour into Nonic glass at Goose Island Brew Pub @ Clyborn). Pitch black body, light tan head. Very pleasant chocolate coffee and toffee aroma. Very strong coffee and chocolate taste. Nice blend. Very thin texture, no carbonation, easy drinking. Good offering!

Feb 19, 2016
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wisrarebeer from Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at GI's Master Beer Appreciation event.

A: deep dark color, some head that dissipated eventually
S: full roasted nose with chalky smoked malt,
T: deep, rich roasted malt with ashtray/gritty smokiness, very good
M: highly drinkable, and full mouthfeel

Feb 23, 2013
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TMoney2591 from Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an imperial pint glass at the Clybourn brewpub.

I'm just a sucker for smoked porters. This one pours a deep black-brown topped by a finger of off-tan foam. The nose comprises cocoa, hickory smoke, mild roasted malts, and a touch of cola. The taste brings in more of the same, along with an added bit of light char for good measure. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a very nice smoked porter, one that makes good use of the beech-smoked malts without drowning out the other elements.

Feb 16, 2013
Mr. Locomotive from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 22 ratings