Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

Another one on the Thanksgiving beer trip. Wait… family trip.

Enjoyed it at my boy Alex’s while spanking everyone at Jenga.

It pours a rich chocolate creamy dark brown, with a quarter inch tan head that sticks around. Smells like chocolate, malts, and a bit of smoke. Really sweet. When you sip it, there are definitely notes of rich coffee, caramel, and at some point a bit of a tart fruity sweetness. Mostly dark and rich though. It’s body makes sure it’s certainly not the thickest porter, but at this abv point, Great Lakes has made a heck of a drinkable beer. Plus with the great carbonation, you don’t really mind the sometimes watery feel to it.

This is a heck of a porter. Helped my balance, too.

Grade: A- (4.03 of 5)
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 11-30-2010
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