Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden


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RATINGS: 936   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (12519) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 14, 2012
The pour is brown in color with a small tan head. Some roast malt, dark fruit, and a hint of coffee come through first on the nose. A bit dusty and oxidized. Quite a lot of dark fruit, especially prunes. The flavor is fairly simple. Some roasted malt, chocolate, and tons of dark fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8199) - Tel Aviv, - DEC 30, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2013 Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks David Cohen. Dark brown with a beige head. Sweet aroma with caramel, chocolate, a bit of vanilla and dark fruits. Sugary sweet malt flavor with some chocolate and caramel. Finishes drier. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (5258) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2013
33cl Bottle from ABC Beers, 2012 version. Clear dark reddish brown to black colour, light-beige head. Aroma is sweet, brown malts, some dark fruits, typical lager notes, sweet coffee. Flavour is medium sweet, brown malts, roasted malts, coffee with milk & sugar, dark fruits, sweet light sugary finish with some coffee bitterness. Light-bodied. Decent, but not nearly as good as expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1551) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2013
(tap) clear very dark brown colour with a small brown head; faintroasty aroma; balanced flavour; somewhat creamy palate; average

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3963) - 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.

-- via beerbasher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lukaduke (2604) - Gray, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2777) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2014
330ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Pours very dark reddish-brown with a tan head of moderate size and retention. Spotty lacing. Aroma: dark and smoked malts with a hint of dried dark fruits. Flavor: dark fruits, dark bread, light smoke and a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9000) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2015 Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Taste is medum sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

Bottle 500ml vintage 2001 @ yngwie
[Courtesy of yngwie] Pours almost black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, dried fuits, and oxidization. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long roasted and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (752) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (1004) - Göteborg, 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.

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