Mr. Locomotive | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TMoney2591 on 02-16-2013

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
21
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
19.69%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 21
Photo of dukeandduke
3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
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!

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Photo of wisrarebeer
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
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

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Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev +2.3%
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.

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Mr. Locomotive from Goose Island Beer Co.
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