Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden


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RATINGS: 905   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2566) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle. Poured dark with a little glint of brown against the light. Mocha head. Tough to get a good nose due to the dryness, but definitely some coffee, dark chocolate and herbal hops. Full, rich mouthfeel, creamed coffee, a hint of wood and licorice. A somewhat dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abrakarl (323) - SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2013
OK so this is a Baltic porter. More body than the one at 3,5%. Slightly better at every part. Still not too exciting. Weak aroma with some cola in it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3278) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
Sample at SMÖF. Dark malty with some chocolate and wort bread. Similar taste. Very tasty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElManana (274) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
Overall I thought this was decent but it was thinner than expected and developed a watery taste at times. The huge roasted flavor and sherry like aroma was very unique and the roasted flavor lasted forever. A nice porter, but not one I’d search for. 1998 bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (352) - - OCT 14, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2013 Pours flat - very little head. Flavor is outstanding with coffee, caramel, and hints of vanilla. Biggest shortfall is a real lack of carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lukaduke (2243) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Pours a burnt umber color with a finger of mocha foam. Aromas are sweet caramel, roasted malt and a bit of coffee. The palate is a bit sticky but the round molasses notes work nicely with the roasted coffee background and a touch of bitterness to clean up the finish. A bit buttery but it kind of works with the style... just not in love with it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1640) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
Flaska från SB. Svart dryck med fint moccafärgat skum. Inbjudande dofter av kaffe, vanilj, röda bär, mörkt bröd och lingon. Torr munkänsla. Choklad, kaffe och röda äpplen i smaken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3308) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
33cl bottle @ Arlanda airport. Almost black, beige, thin head. Roasted malt, sweetness, soy sauce in aroma. Flavor has roasted malt, mild coffee notes, licorice. Long sweet finish with caramel. Thin body.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
alkolas510 (661) - SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2013
Mörkbrun med litet ljust skum! En del kaffe i doft och smak och lite rostad malt! Riktigt bra öl för priset!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Slubgob (185) - West Hartford, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Tap. Opaque black coffee, fine light tan head. Chocolate nose. Full but not heavy on the mouth, lots of chocolate fading to a suggestion of prunes and cocoa and other flashes of flavors I can’t quite define, finishing with more dry chocolate and just a touch of bitterness. Fantastic porter!

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