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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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5,668 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,668
Reviews: 1,912
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 517
Gots: 693 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on 2012-11-07 in Danville, KY and again on 2014-01-02 in Columbia, PA

A - Opaque very dark brown with a 2-finger tan head and very good lacing.

S - Pretty rich semi-sweet chocolate, toasted sour dough bread, some coffee and roasted grain.

T - Chocolate, coffee, roasted grain, toffee, a bit of char and a touch of sweetness. Finishes with a fairly-full flavor and lingering roasted and hop bitterness. Good job.

M - Medium body and medium high carbonation. Not as thick as a Founders Breakfast Stout but about as firm as you can expect from the ABV.

O - I'd say this is my favorite from this brewery and almost equals Founders Porter.

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I've had this here and there several times over the years, just never reviewed it until now. It's a good one to revisit once in a while.
Dark brown pour, with a typically medium-sized tan head; decent retention and lacing. Caramel malts in the nose, moderately roasty, coffee and semi-sweet chocolate, earthy hops. Similar taste, roasty malts, coffee grounds, semi-sweet chocolate, distant dark fruit essence, earthy and piney hops giving a slight bitter edge. Body is about medium, carbonation is moderate, drinkability is decent. Overall a good beer.

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,668 ratings.