Edmund Fitzgerald Beer

I saw this beer called Edmund Fitzgerald Porter in a party store yesterday. On the 35th anniversary of the great ships sinking, I thought I’d ask: Any body think naming a beer after a shipwreck is..a little weird? 

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Cleveland, Ohio based Great lakes Brewing Company has a beer in stores you might have seen called Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee flavored ale called a tribute to the great ship that frequently docked in Cleveland, where the beer is made. I’ve never had it, but a few 104.3 WOMC listeners called in with their reviews:

Here’s a review from barBEERians.com

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gordon Lightfoot’s [/lastfm]classic “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” video.

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