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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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5,602 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,602
Reviews: 1,900
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 512
Gots: 647 | FT: 22
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: 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.

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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.

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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.

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,602 ratings.