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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

5,051 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,051
Reviews: 1,845
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 469
Gots: 397 | FT: 21
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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TheTrevor

New York

4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a very dark brown with a barely perceptible auburn tinge and a small dark head. The smell is mostly some deeply roasted malts with some melted chocolate and caramel notes. The taste starts off with some molasses that gives way to some mocha while avoiding some of the bitterness normally inherent in the style and making for a lighter beer than you would expect from the look of the beer. The mouthfeel is satisfyingly thick and chewy with a moderate amount of carbonation. This is a great version of the style that doesn't necessarily stick to the strict formula but still manages to maintain enough hallmarks of the style to be a good interpretation of it.

Serving type: growler

08-17-2009 02:15:59 | More by TheTrevor
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Bottle to Glass

Appearance - Poured a dark brown/black colour. Had a two finger light tan head

Smell - Huge amounts of coffee, dark and milk chocolate. An amazing smelling beer

Taste - Just like the smell, lots of coffee, a good amount of chocolate as well

Overall - An truly amazing porter. The best porter I have had

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's got a 2 finger medium tan head, black body, and out-of-this-world lacing.

I smell roasted coffee, and chocolate. Suppose I'm in for a real treat.

Oh ya, this brew's taste is very similar. Also am picking up a lil bit of raisin flavor. What a full bodied, yet drinkable flavor!

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Overall, an astonishing 4.25 for Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co. This is a great balanced brew

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,051 ratings.