Edmund Fitzgerald Porter | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Edmund Fitzgerald PorterEdmund Fitzgerald Porter
BA SCORE
4.24/5
6,490 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#800
Reviews:
2,031
Ratings:
6,490
pDev:
9.91%
Bros Score:
4.29
 
 
Wants:
632
Gots:
1,272
Trade:
23
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User Ratings & Reviews
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nearly pitch-black color with fine, creamy head.
Smells typically malty with coffee & cocoa notes. I detected a scent of milk as well.
Dark, roasted malts with a strong coffee flavor. Cocoa backs up the coffee as well, and there is a fairly good hoppiness for a porter.
Creamy, smooth mouthfeel.
Solid take on a porter. A bit too heavy on the coffee flavor for my tastes, otherwise well drinkable.

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4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dense dark brown with ruby highlights. Head is thick and creamy.

Smell is roasted malt, chocalate, coffee and caramel.

Taste is similiar to the aroma with the addition of a pleasant smokiness, and a dry hop finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied.

This is a well crafted porter. Nothing flashy here but very solid. Very smooth and easy to drink.

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Edmund Fitzgerald Porter from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 6,490 ratings
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