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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

5,040 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,040
Reviews: 1,845
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 470
Gots: 393 | 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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Reviews by grub:
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grub

Ontario (Canada)

4.93/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

pours nearly black, with a thin, dark head, that quickly fades to a ring around the glass.

the aroma is rich and roasty. espresso and dark chocolate. really inviting, can hardly wait to taste it.

taste is fantastic. deep bittersweet chocolate flavour, with some espresso. a bit of sweetness, but nothing sticky or unpleasant, the perfect balance to the roasty flavours.

body is full and tasty, but for some reason today it feels a bit thinner than what i remember from previous samples. i'm rating it based on this tasting, and not based on what i think i remember.

overall a fantastic porter. the few times i've had an "ed fitz" it's always fantastic, and i always look forward to the next.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2006 01:47:32 | More by grub
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Dna_Infinity

Ontario (Canada)

4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 01:12:21 | More by Dna_Infinity
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gabotion

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-29-2014 02:41:07 | More by gabotion
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SoxFan

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-28-2014 20:41:34 | More by SoxFan
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theroguebrewer

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-28-2014 20:36:09 | More by theroguebrewer
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Kinger2425


3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-28-2014 07:22:11 | More by Kinger2425
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Caveworm

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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!

Mouthfeel is actually not that of maple syrup. Only a very small amount of lingering elements are present with this brew.

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

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 02:55:02 | More by Caveworm
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Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Wisconsin

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,040 ratings.