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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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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,604 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,604
Reviews: 1,901
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 513
Gots: 649 | 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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Photo of Andrew041180
3.69/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I suppose this is basically what I think of when I picture the quintessential American Porter. Unfortunately, this type of beer really isn't for me. There is more of the roasted, burnt coffee type of bitterness than the bittersweet chocolaty taste that I was hoping for. Just not for me.

Photo of MIbeer27
3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Genx
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.7/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A good porter, but not up to Founders Porter standards. A little thin... nice roastiness, good hop profile

Photo of Paul_Zills121
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mattyb79
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Izzi
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Alpha309
3.85/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OpaqueBrew
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shy5
4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mellow76
4.7/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mlacanne
3.49/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeubTube
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AnthonyMoran88
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice fruity taste, smooth flavor, great ale

Photo of crc1935
4.88/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cnagle28
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChuckZ77
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BSUNyikos31
3.71/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of frlrv1020
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WiscoTerr
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cl3
3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redhorse107
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

An excellent Porter! Smooth, rich, and tasty!

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,604 ratings.