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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,323 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,323
Reviews: 1,869
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 482
Gots: 499 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a clear slightly tapered stemmed clear goblet. Best by 5/11/2013 on bottle neck. Purchased at Binny's Liquors (Chicago, IL) for $9.49.

A: Pitch black with 1-2 finger beige foamy head with good retention and plenty of craggy lace.

S: Roasty dark maltiness dominates with quite a bit of American hoppiness with orange and grapefruit. The dark malts also provide some plum and fig notes along with some coffee and chocolate character.

T: The flavor has significant gravity with big dark chocolate and strong coffee followed by dark fruit notes such as plum, fig, and raisin that finishes with crisp American C-type hoppiness with grapefruit and orange citrus along with light floral character. The dryness of the finish is helped by the roasted notes.

M: Medium-bodied with lively carbonation and undeniable smoothness.

O: A superb example of an American semi-robust porter: big dark fruit and roasty notes without being over the top, finished with American hoppiness. I enjoyed this beer, and I wish that I had gotten a chance at this a long time ago. Superb brew and deserving of the love it gets.

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A thin blonde head very, compact bubbles as it should be.

Very flavourful with cocoa, hints of coffee, roasted barley and carmel.

A great hoppy finish to even out the sweetness of the barley.

Smooth mouthfeel. Not as velvety as a stout yet very pleasing.

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,323 ratings.