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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,003 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,003
Reviews: 1,842
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 469
Gots: 387 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001)
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warelphant

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-17-2012 22:45:59 | More by warelphant
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brealbg

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-17-2012 22:15:59 | More by brealbg
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-17-2012 18:33:25 | More by nmeiborg
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scootercrabb

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-17-2012 18:33:22 | More by scootercrabb
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-17-2012 17:05:03 | More by zenwatts
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mjmadsen21

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-17-2012 06:12:33 | More by mjmadsen21
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Nfrey

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-17-2012 03:19:30 | More by Nfrey
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xpdrinker

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a glowing dark brown with thin khaki head that doesn't last, but leaves a nice lace. Surprisingly darker than their Blackout stout, though.

S - Some coffee, brown sugar and a minuscule amount of coffee. Slight touch of raisin.

T - Dark brown sugar, weak coffee, roasted almonds.

M - Light bodied, above average carbonation.

O - Only word that comes to mind is solid. Everyone should try it at least once.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2012 01:51:13 | More by xpdrinker
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Charlesl22

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-17-2012 01:21:35 | More by Charlesl22
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-17-2012 01:17:39 | More by Sparger
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electtodefer

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-16-2012 22:50:32 | More by electtodefer
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sh00ky

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-16-2012 05:24:32 | More by sh00ky
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InyanEagleElk

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-16-2012 03:11:52 | More by InyanEagleElk
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33nickadams

Michigan

4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark, opaque with about a finger of fluffy tan head. Smells of coffee, chocolate, molasses and some smokiness. I taste slight coffee, some chocolate, slight oakiness. A great smoky aftertaste. Medium body and well-carbonated. Overall, a great example of the style. Subtle tastes and well-balanced. Great flavor profile for being lower gravity.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 02:24:21 | More by 33nickadams
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shamrock1343

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-16-2012 00:48:58 | More by shamrock1343
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Molasses in color with a diminutive head that's beige-toned. Receding with some lace.

Roasted coffee aroma with some chocolate fudge, caramel, walnut, and earthiness.

Gulpy black coffee and char flavors immediately. Nice bitter undertones from the black malts. A little spicy hop sensation, but this is a standup malty porter with lots of character. Nice semi-dry finish to balance all of the dessert-like notes in the beginning.

Medium body feels coating. Nice carbonation level. Right there with you all the way.

Quite a marvel for such a craft standard. I guess that's what makes it so great.

Serving type: on-tap

01-16-2012 00:07:06 | More by thecheapies
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oldsmuggler

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-15-2012 22:11:05 | More by oldsmuggler
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-15-2012 20:17:30 | More by nickfl
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dgsumm

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-15-2012 19:25:39 | More by dgsumm
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nmcollins05

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-15-2012 17:06:59 | More by nmcollins05
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thedoer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-15-2012 13:34:30 | More by thedoer
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plusorminus

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.4%

01-15-2012 02:44:29 | More by plusorminus
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MoritzRW

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-15-2012 01:16:09 | More by MoritzRW
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btesta

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-14-2012 23:05:38 | More by btesta
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dexterk1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-14-2012 15:48:58 | More by dexterk1
Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,003 ratings.