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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald PorterGreat Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,944 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 4,944
Reviews: 1,838
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 462
Gots: 366 | FT: 19
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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CHADMC3

Connecticut

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours an extremely dark brown body with a big tan cascading head that comes to rest atop the body where it sits for quite sometime after leaving a sticky lacing behind.

The aromas on this brew are quite rich and abundant consisting of both roasted and sweet malts, generous chocolate and robust coffee.

The palate is similar to the aroma with roasted malts up front, rich and toasty, followed by sweet chocolate, and then hearty coffee with a finish that is part bitter and part roasted.

The mouthfeel is rich with toastyness and bitterness with medium carbonation and a robust body.

This is an excellent beer and proves itself worthy of the reviews it receives. Not one aspect of this beer disappointed me with tons of character but not so overwhelming that you are limited to just one. Great beer!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2010 03:34:59 | More by CHADMC3
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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 4,944 ratings.