Edmund Fitzgerald Porter | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Edmund Fitzgerald PorterEdmund Fitzgerald Porter

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

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a nonic pint glass. Enjoy by date of 6/19/13.
Thanks to dvmin98 for this one.

A: Black with the faintest ruby highlights on the edges when held to the light. Fluffy mocha head that settles into a thin rim that makes it all the way down the glass leaving sticky, spiderweb lacing down the sides.

S: Roasted barley, chocolate, sweet malts. Catching some herbal hops in the background.

T: Dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee. Sweetness in the nose tastes of caramel. Slight citrus in the finish.

M: Medium-bodied, very creamy. Carbonation is spot-on for a porter.

O: Really wish this was available in TX. I have one other bottle and need to do a side-by-side with Black Butte. Great beer, textbook example of an American Porter.

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Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 6,475 ratings.
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