DrnkMcDermott (2894) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Traded for this in 2005, and I’m not sure the "2001" on the label is the bottling date. But at 5.6% abv, it probably should be rated by now. Thick, coffee-liquer nose in the 500 ml bottle. Pours a solid black with a kind of greyish stout-type head. For all its thick smell, though, the actual beer is pretty easy drinking. Slight banana note at first, then a gentle porter with some spices, and a pronounced lager finish. A little more texture and coffee roast toward the bottom, but this never goes beyond its nice quaffability. I suspect this didn’t really need to age this long. And only my third rating from Sweden?
stevoj (2814) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Boise Coop. Right in the wheelhouse for a classic porter. Dark, sweet and malty, pour has nice fluffy head which leaves streaky lacing. Nose is sweet malt, leading into flavors of molasses, peat and sweet malts. Classic porter.
Ktwse (2698) - SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with medium tall tan head. Aroma of chocolate, wood chips, basement, light german sausage. Taste is balanced sweet and light bitter. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.
BuckeyeBoy (3531) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle pours out brownish black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate nutty notes and some grain. Taste is roast sweetness wood and some earth tones.
BlackHaddock (4846) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
29th May 2015: on-tap as Carlsberg Carnegie Baltic Porter at the Seal Beach Beachwood BBQ bar. Coffee flavoured dark brew with a bitter bite towards the finish. Semi-sweet in the mouth it gets drier and more bitter in the aftertaste. Decent.
mariuszek (491) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown, beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, ciffe, dried fruits, same in taste, medium roasty bitter aftertaste.
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Malty, nutty coffee aroma. Very dark but nearly clear brown. Sweet caramel and toffee, ash and burnt sugar tastes. Creamy feel although on the thin side for a porter. Great overall drinker now available in these parts .
FunkyF (345) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaska från SB. Svart med beige skum. Kraftig chokladdoft. Söt chokladsmak, lite dåligt bett.
Sekemoto (20) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown/black with no head. Aroma of caramel and roasted malts. The flavour of roasted coffee, vanilla, chocolate and a touch of alcohol was creamy but too thin and a little flat.
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2015
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
33cL bottle from Wilbur’s, bottle just says porter. Appearance: slight light brown head that does not last, dark amber to brown color, clear, light lacing. Aroma: nutty, molasses, chocolate, very light floral hops, caramel. Palate: medium body, average carbonation, slightly dry finish, cloying sweetness. Taste: sweet molasses with chocolate sweetness, into a light floral hoppiness, but finishishes with the molasses sweetness. Overall, pretty good, nothing amazing though.
Bosbouw (1723) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mooie zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt rogge, vanille, zacht. Smaakt zoetig, chocolade, vanille.