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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

5,049 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,049
Reviews: 1,845
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 470
Gots: 396 | 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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iflah45

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Portsmouth tulip.

Pours black with a 2 finger coffee-cream head and moderate lacing.

The smell is somewhat faint and mellow with hints of chocolate, smokey malts, and roasted coffee.

Follows the nose with lots of roasted malts, coffee, and creamy milk chocolate.

The mouth feel is great! very creamy and full with the perfect amount of carbonation.

Overall, a great porter...might surpass Smutty Robust Porter for me but it's close.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2011 23:53:03 | More by iflah45
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Smell - Huge amounts of coffee, dark and milk chocolate. An amazing smelling beer

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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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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,049 ratings.