Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden


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RATINGS: 980   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bottle: Filtered.
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RedHaze (371) - Where the hell am I?, Nebraska, USA - JUN 30, 2007
årgång 2006. Pours a very dark chocolatey brown with some ruby peeking through the edges. The head peaks at about one finger and fades fairly quickly to a thin soapy cap, leaving behind a thin bit of lacing. Smell; dark rooasted/toasted malts, chocolate, coffee and some mild hops. There’s some dark fruits going on, and a little malty sweetness as well. Taste; lots of roasted flavors up front with burnt toast and coffee, and there’s a pretty strong chocolate presence. Some dark fruits and a bit of a hoppy bitterness round out the finish. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and with a fairly smooth carbonation it has a pretty silky feel. The drinkability is really good, and add in te fact that, for a Baltic Porter the alcohol level is fairly low, I could easily enjoy a couple of these.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mpersinger (365) - , California, USA - JUN 10, 2010
2006 Vintage enjoyed today. Poured deep brown with ruddy, copper highlights and yellow halo. Ring of beige bubbles, but no head. Cookie dough, black currant jam and cocoa persist from aroma to nose, along with flour, and dark-fruit fruitiness from yeast and oxidation- leaning toward sherry. There are complex notes from coffee/toffee character, alcohol warmth and evergreen hops that appear towards the finish. Body is barely medium, and there’s a prickliness on tongue; this brew tastes like cola as it warms. Complexity in the range of much bigger beers, but leaner and easier drinking (enjoyed outside on sunny CA afternoon).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brad (364) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2005
1996 Bottle. This must of been aged far to long, because there is no way I can picture this beer being in the top 94%. Poured a dark dark brown, fizzled for a few seconds and then laid completely flat. Aromas were of slightly roasted malts, soy sauce, chocolate and raisons. The flavor was bland and watered down, mostly due to the flatness of this beer. But there were nice touches of port wine, slightly nutty chocolate, and weak soy. Mouthfeel was similar to rinsing your mouth out with watered down coffee, without the coffee flavor. This has got to be a bad example of this beer, just looking at the ratings it appears the ’99 vintages and on have far higher ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2005 A very well-balanced beer, although I find it a bit too sweet. The appearance is brownish black and sort of appeapling in it’s simplicity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (361) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HansJM (358) - NORWAY - NOV 29, 2001
Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jacobwennbom (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2006
Pours very dark with brownish thick head. Aroma is burnt malt, chocolate and some coffee. Taste is malty, sweet like white sugar, and with lots of bitterness in the finnish. Somehow thin. Burnt notes along with dark chocolate and some acidity was also evident. Taste was a bit sharp and this beer probably gets better from storing. Good but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Racegoer (354) - Indiana, Indiana, USA - NOV 8, 2002
Best before April 2010. maybe this is a good beer for my cellar. Damn good Porter, Molasses, raisins, fills your mouth ,very good on a cool Fall night, Glad this one fell of the shelf at the beer store in to my shopping cart, Recommended !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dragonblaze99 (353) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2002
Sweet, roasty, nice dark chocolate taste. Good thick chewiness, and a pleasant lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bconley (352) - Fern Park, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2009
2006 Bottle. Thanks GodofThunder. Dark brown with a little red in there. Head is beige. Good but light roasted malty goodness in the smell. The molasses taste mixed with light chocolate. I like this one, kinda sweet though.

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