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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter



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RATINGS: 1614   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Complex, roasty aroma with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and a bold hop presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (402) - Indiana, USA - APR 18, 2014
Dark brown to black with some ruby highlights. The dense thin tan head disapates to a thin ring around the glass. Big roasty aroma with chocolate and coffee notes. Roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, and vanilla cola. Moderate hop bitterness that kicks in at the finish. Medium body and carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth with some tingling from the carbonation and hop bitterness. Nice blend of roasted malt and hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (395) - Radford, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Poured from bottle from cellar. Pours a dark reddish brown with 1 finger tan head. Aroma - dark chocolate, dark dried fruits, slight hint of yeast. Taste - dark chocolate, coffee, malt, little earthy in the middle. Finish is moderately long and segues from coffee, to malt, and back to coffee. Carbonation is lively and a touch prickly on the palate and down the back of the throat. Not my favorite porter, but probably in the top 10.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NicolasGalli (6) - - APR 16, 2014 does not count
black, hazy, frothy, tan foam, caramel, chocolate, toast, basement aromas, smoke, vanilla, woody, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, creamy, thick feel, flat, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresyourball (445) - El Cajon, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Part of a flight, on draft. Clear dark brown pour with a small head. Nose is roast/coffee, malt. Flavor follows with a bitter finish. Decent but probably over-rated on this website.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
PABeerGuy1 (1) - - APR 12, 2014 does not count
Very good porter, smoky toasted malt, good lacing, head was a little weak but still not bad, from pint glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmerz (666) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 12, 2014
Draught. Not much head. Aroma is very nice rich light roast and sweet. Flavor packs more roast, light wood, light milk sweetness and lactic bit. Feel is slick and a little wooden. All around lovely beer. Simple in the best way.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
salvaticas (360) - - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Conor O'Neils. Pours a dark black, nice and bright with full flavor. A classic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pjames317 (36) - Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours dark brown with faint beige head. Aroma of Toasted oats, dark chocolate, sweet floral hops. Taste is roasted earthy coffee, a tinge lactic, oh-so clean (maybe it is the water, after all..). Could drink all night. A workmanlke beer. Exemplary for the style. Great Lakes’ best year round offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bconch (263) - - APR 7, 2014
Deep brown color with a nice nose of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is same with some chocolate sweetness. Solid porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KillerMoran (11) - - APR 3, 2014
Really dark porter. Strong flavor throughout entire bottle. Taste could have been better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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