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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald PorterGreat Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,623 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4623
Reviews: 1824
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%


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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kell50

North Carolina

4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A good friend of mine kept telling me, "GL Edmund Fitzgerald is the greatest American porter, period." I figured I would hear him out.

A - It's a deep chocolate/oil black, nice two fingers of tan head off the pour, and leaves a fair bit of lacing around the glass.

S - Very roasty aroma, a hint of molasses, followed up by strong black coffee, some dark chocolate, a touch of hops.

T - Yup. Molasses and coffee. Also, some roasted malt and a very bitter chocolate bite. Its finish is moderately dry, a little warm throughout. Hard to resist not taking a bigger gulp.

M - It's just right for a porter; creamy but not sticky whatsoever, and very full bodied.

O- This is a damn fine porter, I've known that for quite some time (just got around to review it).
My friend.. You were totally right. Great Lakes you blew me away with this one.

Serving type for review: Bottle

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 03:25:31 | More by kell50
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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 4,623 ratings.