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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

5,133 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,133
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 475
Gots: 431 | 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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Ratings: 5,133 | Reviews: 1,850 | Display Reviews Only:
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-28-2012 23:20:21 | More by JDizzle
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-28-2012 14:59:27 | More by Holland
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discdueler

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-28-2012 09:52:34 | More by discdueler
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WesM63

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-28-2012 05:15:01 | More by WesM63
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SpartanHistory2013

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-27-2012 03:17:45 | More by SpartanHistory2013
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Mick-e-d


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-27-2012 00:11:38 | More by Mick-e-d
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Pantera10

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-26-2012 05:22:47 | More by Pantera10
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-25-2012 12:37:38 | More by ALLISON01
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

4.65/5  rDev +9.2%

Review from notes. A classic staple from Great Lakes enjoyed many times before, reviewed formally here for the 1st time.
Pours a dark mahogany with a thin mocha lacing around the rim of a Blackout Stout pint glass.
Smells of biscuit like malts, coffee and a bit of cocoa/dark chocolate perhaps.
Taste/Mouthfeel great full flavor right up in the front, a good sipper w/o being overwhelming this sipping is for savoring as the abv is but a kiss amidst a semi-sweet malt with a nice roast coffee finish. Overall, a nice full and rich porter very well done.

03-25-2012 10:28:51 | More by Blueribbon666
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-25-2012 05:12:42 | More by stortore
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GTB

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-25-2012 01:38:56 | More by GTB
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thepubliclauren


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-24-2012 18:20:56 | More by thepubliclauren
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-24-2012 10:41:27 | More by jrfehon33
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ambruns1979

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-24-2012 02:41:31 | More by ambruns1979
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JustinWhipple

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-23-2012 03:26:41 | More by JustinWhipple
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Cariadmum

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-22-2012 01:18:28 | More by Cariadmum
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morebeergood

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -8.9%

Single 12 oz bottle given to me by a friend. Served into a stemmed glass. Dark brown body with a great sized tan head. Nice aroma of cocoa powder and chocolate milk. Flavor was spot on also. Dark chocolate, licorice, and just a hint of root beer were flavors that all melded well together. The mouthfeel was a bit thinner than other porters I have had recently, but conversely it made this beer even smoother to drink. Lastly, this beer had one of the smoothest finishes I have had with a porter. There was no roasted aspect left on your palate at all in the end. A very clean finish. Really great brew - I am glad I got this bottle as a souvenir from a fellow beer geek.

03-21-2012 04:16:47 | More by morebeergood
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theholdsteady

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-21-2012 00:39:05 | More by theholdsteady
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Orion901

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-20-2012 03:54:58 | More by Orion901
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Paul68

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-18-2012 15:12:01 | More by Paul68
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deonreds

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-18-2012 06:33:43 | More by deonreds
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Arborescence

Finland

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-18-2012 01:08:45 | More by Arborescence
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MikeW51


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-17-2012 22:59:27 | More by MikeW51
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Robb


3/5  rDev -29.6%

03-17-2012 18:08:36 | More by Robb
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dedrinker

Kansas

4.33/5  rDev +1.6%

This is an overall porter of overallishness.

Looks just like a porter.

Smells of the roasted malts what gives an toasty roasty choco and smoky.

Love that same thing in the mouth on tasting it - but the body is lighter than a stout. This I like. You get a good roasty semi-sweet dark chocolate flavor with a little hop bite on the finish, and it stays out of the heavy zone unless you eating a big meal and trying to finish this too fast to leave the restaurant like my guy mikey does. He goes so fast always; like a hooker with his mouth!

This is just a darn good porter all around.

03-17-2012 04:22:46 | More by dedrinker
Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,133 ratings.