Edmund Fitzgerald Porter | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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95
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Edmund Fitzgerald PorterEdmund Fitzgerald Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Robust and complex, our Porter is a bittersweet tribute to the legendary freighter's fallen crew--taken too soon when the gales of November came early.

37 IBUs

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,482
Reviews:
2,029
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
9.86%
 
 
Wants:
632
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For Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful dark ruby brown color. Nice toffee colored head which recedes quickly

Smells like big roasted coffee with a hint of vanilla sweetness.

Not really that sweet in the taste. Big roasted malt then a big coffee bitterness, but does leave a sweet aftertaste. Also a bit of chocolate (dark) in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is big and bold with prickly carbonation. Leaves a syrupy film in the mouth.

Overall this is one of the best porters. Not overly sweet like many in the style, but I also wish it were a bit more complex. But hell that's just me being nitpicky. This is an all around great beer and worth seeking out.

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Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 6,482 ratings.
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