Boxcar Porter – Tighthead Brewing Company

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.

The Flight of the Goose, Island that is.

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.