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Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 914   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
circinus (224) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle 33 cl from Systembolaget. Dark colour with a beige thin head. Chocolate, roast, slight fudge, brown sugar, hint of vanilla. Very nice bitterness, rounded sweetness. Medium body, low carbonation, slightly bitter finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The Friar99 (222) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2001

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 4, 2004
bottle. dark with a thin tan head... i was expecting a little more. a little bit of a watery moutful. grapes/wine notes mixed into the smokey aroma... flavors a little bland... decent, but not my favorite that i’ve tried in this style

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkos (221) - FINLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Almost black cola colored beer wit a small head. Aroma is sweet dark malts, smokey, some rye bread and sweet ripe plums. Taste is on the sweet side with coffee, dark malts, ripe fruitiness. Smooth mouthfeel and bitter smooth finish. Lacks the final touch, yet a very enjoyable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ztrvz (218) - st paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 7, 2003
freakin' tasty sweet chocolatey smooth goodness that leaves a nice lingering presence in the mouth that keeps begging you to take another sip ASAP. too bad it costs 5 freakin' bucks for a 16oz bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melker (218) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2013
I drank a really fresh one yesterday (2013) so I have something to compare with when I drink the aged bottles. Dark brown color. Off-white medium head with big bubbles. Aroma of coffee. cocoa.. no complexity. Taste is sweet and just a little bit bitter. Body is pretty thin and it’s heavily carbonated.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cashazza (217) - Morganville, Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Aroma and flavor of raisins and coffee, which is overpowered by sweetness. Lacks body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
janir (216) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2008
Very dark syrupy brown color with small but lacy beige head. Aroma is roasty malty, not hoppy at all and a bit alcoholic. Flavor is roasty malty and slightly chocolatey with kind of bitter finish. Overall quite mild, though. Palate is medium-bodied, oily and very low carbonated. Pleasant Porter but is missing some character.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 10, 2010
Dark brown body, light brown head. Coffee roasted, chocolate sweet malt. Wood and licorice notes, touch of dried fruits. Sticky flavor. Light bitter. Low carbonation. Smooth texture. Sticky and sweet aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JeyAre (216) - - 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.


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