Railhead BBQ – Ft.Worth

Thanks a lot to The BBQ Chief for sending us this cool BBQ Report card. We might start using this as a standard rating tool for all of our reviews. Read below and check out the BBQ report card on Railhead BBQ in Ft. Worth. Let us know not only what you think about Railhead but we’d love feedback of this report card.

BAR-B-QUE REPORT CARD

Inside: Montgomery St location, a true BBQ Joint… Cedar plank walls, Cafeteria line serving,Separate bar serving up Ice Cold Beer in a frozen 20oz. Schooner. Even an Authentic piece of Rail Line as a handrail in line.  4½ Stars.

Service: Good Service at the counter, they keep the  line moving. Great bar service as well, they keep you in cold beer. 4½ Stars.

Outdoor Dining: 4 tables under a roof and 6 in the sun to partial shade under the oaks.  4 Stars

Food Temp: Just right, pull it right out of deep steam warmers and Carve in front of you. 5 Stars

Flavor: Excellent Flavor, a touch on the heavy smoke side, only reason not a higher ranking. 4 Stars

 Brisket: Good Flavor, Tender and sliced thick,  no hiding the toughness in thin slices. These guys “get it”. Just a little heavy on the smoke. 4 Stars

Trim: Fat trimmed out right in front of you leaving a fairly lean cut of brisket.
4 Stars

Ribs: Pink throughout from slow cooking. Sauce is truly optional here. Excellent. 4½Stars

Trim: Cut St Louis style so you get what you supposed to. Lean no extra bone or fat
4½ Stars

Chicken: Cooked the way they’re supposed to be, skin on and slow smoked. Melt in your mouth. 4½ Stars

Sausage: A mix of beef and pork with a true Texas German texture and taste. Great finger food with a 20 oz. Schooner. 4 Stars

Sauce: excellent vinegar based Sauce a  true Texas flavor.
4½ Stars

Dining Experience: 22 of possible 25 Stars
Meat Preparation and Quality: 30 of possible 35 Stars
Overall Experience: 52 of 60 possible stars = A 4 1/4 Experience

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