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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,372 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,372
Reviews: 1,875
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 482
Gots: 506 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

b2611, Oct 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Very smooth porter. I get a slight smores flavor. Sweet, chocolatey and roasted. Probably one of thw few dark beers I like ice cold. For some reason it brings out the milky sweetness.

acostuhhh, Oct 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Kevin_Young, Oct 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

EricTKole, Oct 21, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

Tylertut, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of Neorebel
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Edmund Fitzgerald pours a wonderful deep cola brown with a thick fluff crown of light tan . The aroma is that of bittersweet chocolate and dates, and a touch of something like black cherry. The flavor is phenomenal, especially for a low ABV porter! An initial burst of dark cocoa and dash of chocolate gives way to a grainy base. There is a mouth feel that is soft, much like chocolate mousse. The entire effect actually is a creamy, dairly like one. The mouth feel is rather light, it's not very strong or syrupy at all, but as I mentioned it has a great taste, leaving nothing to be desired. A great anytime beer for dark brew lovers.

Neorebel, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Jusbechoke116, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Bottle was 3 days past the best by date, so I will need to revisit this one.

durlta, Oct 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

muddyh2oblues, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

johnny_c, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

meehandennis, Oct 19, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

AlpacaAlpaca, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

ndurda, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Texsuds, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Iceman613, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

buzzedup, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

JKV96, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

AndrewRivera21, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

schimschim, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of kudsak
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Pours dark with a tan head. Very smooth taste. Body is smooth, medium, fitting for a porter. Great taste. This is what a porter should taste like.

kudsak, Oct 16, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +0.5%

thartong, Oct 16, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +6.1%

syndelee, Oct 16, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

chillwave22, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

themorninglark, Oct 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Thor0082, Oct 14, 2014
Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 5,372 ratings.