Beer Name: Vertically Challenged Stout Brewery: Rotating Midget Brewing Style: Dry Irish Stout Woz's Score: 75/100 Average Score: 83.6/100 ABV%: 4.78 What it looks like: Missing a typical red hue you see in most Irish Stouts. Heavily carbonated, with tons of medium sized bubbles riddle the glass. Thick head that sat like Rosa Parks at a
Beer Name: Victory At Sea Brewery: Ballast Point Style: Imperial Porter Average Score: 87/100 ABV: 10% What it looks like: Properly dark, maybe too much so for a Porter, but acceptable in the style. Camel foamy head with heavy lacing that sat. Deep crimson at the edge when shown against light, however completely void of
Beer Name: Boxcar Porter Brewery: Tighthead Brewing Company Style: Porter Average Score: 82/100 ABV: 5.2% What it looks like: Deep brown for a Porter. almost black and not transparent at all. light brown, coffee colored head with medium to heavy lacing. Appearance Score: 10 What is smells like: Toasted, and nutty smelling. Earthy and roasted.
Last Sunday I drove down with some family and friends to one of my favorite brew pubs Goose Island. Goose Island possibly named after the a small clay island, which was frequented by geese and other birds, located just to the north of the confluence of the north and south branches of the Chicago River.