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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

5,017 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,017
Reviews: 1,843
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 470
Gots: 389 | FT: 20
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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MCain04

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Drink by 06/13, 12 oz bottle poured into an oversized DFH snifter. 55 degrees.

a: Dark brown, almost black, 1-2 fingers of tan head, great retention and lacing.

s: malty and roasty, a little coffee dark chocolate, some caramel, very nice!

t: bitter roasted malts, follows along with the nose. wet finish. a bit of sour lingers.

m: moderate carbonation, thin but along the lines of what porters feel like. Very easy to drink.

o: really nice tasting porter. not so heavy as a big stout, but nearly as much flavor. Great alternative when you want the flavor without the huge body. Nice!

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 04:13:28 | More by MCain04
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is dark brown black color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Roasted coffee, earthy, chocolate, smoke, stale ale, caramel

Taste: Definitely ash as the dominant flavor with chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, bready malts, stale ale, and earthy notes.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, ashy bitterness, a little chewy, and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Yeah, I can see why this is a highly coveted porter. Wish I had more, but I'm sure I'll see this beer again sometime in the near future.

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Great Lakes d Edmund Fitzgerald Porter brewed by Great Lakes Brewing Co. This brew has an Abv of 5.8. Edmund Fitzgerald pours out a nice dark brown color with a thick light brown head.
The smell is rich with sweetness and some grains. You also pick up on some bitterness in this brew. The taste is rich at first with some bitterness at the end. This is a real nice balance brew. There is nothing over powering in this brew. The mouthfeel is nice. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4.5 out of 5. I would get this brew again.

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,017 ratings.