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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald PorterGreat Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,591 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 4591
Reviews: 1824
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001)
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BenZ

Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Man, what a beer. This has enough flavor to hang with the RISs, but doesn't have the sugar to reduce the drinkability. Pretty roasty for a porter, but the fruitiness really lets you know this isn't a stout. I wish we could get this in CT - it would be a regular purchase. Thanks, Dan!

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 20:23:09 | More by BenZ
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Poured around 60 degrees (F) into a chilled Weissen glass.

A - Two fingers of sticky tan head that hung around for a couple minutes, before settling into about a half-finger's worth with some lacing of the glass. Very dark brown, although the tiniest bit of light shines through when held up to a lamp, revealing clarity and a slight ruby tinge. No evident carbonation (besides the head).

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 4,591 ratings.