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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,210 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,210
Reviews: 1,857
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 482
Gots: 455 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.18/5  rDev -1.9%

6pk bottles for $9. Freshness note says to enjoy by 4/21/12 indicating that I have a fresh sample.

A - Dark ruby in color. Very dark. Head is tan and thinly bubbled.

S - Dark caramel. Sweet. Ethers. Coffee.

T - The aggressive roastiness took me by surprise. Bitter chocolate in the finish. Sweetness is there as well. They balance out pretty nicely with a lingering of bitterness. Not a lot of British like character.

M - Medium body. Relatively high carbonation for the style.

O - This is a very nice porter. More bitter and roasty than the sweet English styles.

GregBlatz, Dec 20, 2011
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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,210 ratings.