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Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 871   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (1361) - Mikołów, - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle. Blackish brown with a creamy head. Strong aroma but without a dominant note. All is in equilibrium here - coffee, dark chocolate, plums, port wine, ground cocoa and some sourish-mineral notes. Low ABV for a baltic porter but a remarkably full body. The flavour remains quite subtle, with the oily consistency being skilfully balanced by a sourish note, the roastedness becoming evident only in the aftertaste, where there is a note of ash behind the coffeeish-mineral flavour. Light sweet, light bitter, light sourish, a bit of coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruit, roasted malt, mineral notes... This beer is all about moderation in its component parts but on the whole it is remarkably sumptuous.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (110) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Dark brown with tanned head. Sweet liqurice smell with rosted scents and coffee. Taste is deep rosted with coffe chocolate and rosted tones.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bergstaden (1007) - Røros, NORWAY - APR 10, 2014
Black with a brown head - Roasted malt aroma - Roasted malt body with some nice bitterness from the roasted malt - Nice finish with roasted malt bitterness - This was quite nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JeyAre (74) - - APR 8, 2014
Nice dark brown n colour wroth thin Brown head. The smell is very yeasty. The taste is if course a porter but also very smooth. A bit too soft for my taste but still ok.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2003) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 6, 2014
Flaske årgang 2013 fra systembolaget, Malmø, og delt med Ovesen på Holmens aktivitetsdag i april: brunsvart med beige filmskum. Rik aroma og smak av kaffe, sjokolade og vanilje i skjønn forening, tørr og lekker. Smud! Denne må kjøpes igjen og igjen. En eksemplarisk porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (409) - NORWAY - APR 6, 2014
Ebony. Beige head. Aroma of coffee, roasted barley and dried berries. Taste of coffee, dark chocolate and flaked oats. Well balanced with good drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1000) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
Årgång 2013. Mörkt brun, nästan svart öl med ett beige/ljusbrunt kompakt skum. Doft av kaffe, rostad malt och en del choklad. Smaken innehåller även en del mörka bär, kola och rostade hasselnötter. Mycket bra för sin relativt låga alkoholhalt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (196) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - APR 5, 2014
From 12oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a deep amber that’s nearly black with a thick tan head, lots of lacing. Nose is coffee, roasted malt. Taste is very sweet, medium bodied, some hop bitterness balancing this out. Finishes so silky with a great after taste. Awesome porter

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (505) - örebro, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
Klar, mörk brun-röd nästan svart med brunt skum. Doft: Kaffe, rostade toner, trä, jord, gräs, lite lager, hårt rostade nötter, svagt av torkad frukt. Smak: Kola, bland frukt, delikat kanderat socker, alkofri päron cider?, kaffe, apelsin skal. Svårt att säga exakt vad det finns för smaker men balanserat och delikat är den. Rund och fin. Minns inte att den var så god faktiskt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (722) - California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
A very nice Baltic porter. Pours a deep black with a thin grey head. Smells of vanilla and a bit of chocolate. Taste had a lot of dark chocolate and cream, like a root beer float. Sweet finish. Had in the bottle at Trick Dog.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (414) - NORWAY - MAR 27, 2014
Svart farge med tynt beige skum. Lukter kaffe, malt, stenfrukt og noe røklukt. Medium fylde, medium med kullsyre. Smak av kaffe og litt sødme. Lite bitter i ettersmak.


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