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Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 904   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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One of Michael Jackson’s 500 Classic Brews. Carnegie Porter was brewed for the first time in 1836 and tastes the same today as it did then. Carnegie Porter has a creamy head with a scent of coffee. Its sweet and wellrounded flavor is balanced by the bitterness of the hops. Storage helps the flavor mature and enhances its harmony.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (1933) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Dark brown with a tannish color head. Smooth, roasty malt with a bit of creaminess. Long finish with just a hint of hops to balance it out. Toast, coffee, and a hint of cocoa. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (987) - DENMARK - JUN 12, 2014
(33 cl bottle from Systembolaget Hyllie; 2012 vintage) Pours mostly black with medium, tan head. Decent retention and good lace. Aroma is roasted malt with notes of bread and a hint of dust. Oily texture, soft carbonation, full body and a roasted, estery finish. Taste largely follows the nose but more fruity. Interesting but I liked the barrel-aged version better.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2223) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUN 12, 2014
.33l bottle at Belgrade tasting. Thanks Balkanlasse! Rich red-brown, smallish white head. Sweeter rich porter. Rich and middle body. Sweet milk chocolate. Red-amber alc, sweet full body. Nice! Would love to try an aged one of these some time.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (312) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2014
Deep red-brown color, beige head. Sweet, roasted malt nose, hint of dried fruit. Roasted malt and coffee taste, chocolate. Medium body and carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3161) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Bouteille. Klass III, årgång (vintage) 2010. Bière brune sans mousse. Un nez de cendre, tabac, fruits noirs séchés. Une bouche simple, cendrée avec des notes de fruits séchés. Agréable sans plus.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (3203) - Out Of This World, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Klass III, årgång (vintage) 2010. Un liquide qui porte la couleur du style. Une tête étonnamment tenace. Une dentelle éparpillée. Un nez de raisins de Corinthe, de sucre brun et de terre avec un fond chocolaté qui s’éloigne au fil des gorgées. Un goût qui va dans le même sens. Du caramel foncé, du sucre brun résiduel et des raisins secs. Une touche de café vanillée comme seul élément différenciable. Un palais qui n’est pas des plus riches mais qui fait son poids. Une texture crémeuse. Une finale davantage douce et même un peu collante.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2859) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2014
1989 bottle
Black colour, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, nesquick, malts, caramel and madeira. Sweet madeira flavour, raisins, ketjap manis, milk chocolate. Finish chocolate, malts, quite sweet. Interesting.
(from 25cL bottle @RBBWG II, Gent 2014. Thanks for sharing, Danko!)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (796) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle 2013, Klass III. Pours black with small, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of floral hops, toasted malt, dark fruit and coffee. Body is full and slightly crisp. Taste is of toasted malt, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, dark fruit and floral hops. Finish is long and bittersweet. Very nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Backlog. Tried it bottled a number of times. Dominated by coffee and chocolate and a hint of brown sugar.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frode (243) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2014
Bottles 33 cl.
Black, or dark brown, with small tan head. Roasted coffee, bread and hops. Slightly sweet, dry with a dry bitter finish.


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