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Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Baltic Porter
Falkenberg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 915   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.


aaronh2012's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aaronh2012 (92) - Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Very mild bitterness and a faint coffee flavor. Overall all it seems very balanced. It’s easy to see how this made Michael Jackson’s 500 Classic Brews.


3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
elosop (177) - SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2014
Årgång 2013. Kolsvart med fin krona som dock ganska snabbt försvinner. Doftar inte så mkt, men smaken ngt lenare. Bred maltig choklad med lakrits på toppen. Tämligen markerad beska. Eftersmaken hyggligt lång, lite söt, men ändå torr. Mkt God som uppenbarligen kan sparas mkt längre än ett år.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1783) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
Flaska från SB. 2009 vintage. Smak och doft av mörk torkad frukt, madeira, marsipan och lite kokkaffe, choklad och soja. Trots låg alkoholhalt har smakerna utvecklats bra. Rund och len, lätt beska.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2208) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2014
Flaska från SB. 2009 vintage. Jag har druckigt den några gånger men aldrig så här gammal. Tydlig utveckling med mycket mörk torkad frukt, madeira, marsipan och lite kokkaffe, choklad och soja. Känns inte platt utan ganska spänstig men betydligt lättare än som färsk. Ingen stor doft men smaken håller. Funkar riktigt bra att lagra.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (447) - - NOV 4, 2014
Julie says that it taste a little burnt. Overall ok however the burnt smell limits her enjoyment smells metalicy she gives a 3.0

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (615) - Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2014
12oz bottle. Dark brown color with one finger white head. Roasted malt and slight cocoa aroma. Sweet taste of cocoa and dark fruits. Ends dry. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2406) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle picked up in Sweden, after having the excellent Synebrychoff Koff Porter I was expecting more from this. The color was pitch black but the body was a tad light. The flavor was solid but not as impressive as some other baltic porters I had during my 2013 trip around the Baltic. A good cheap(for Sweden) porter but nothing jaw-dropping.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (771) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2014
330 ml bottle. Translucent cola brown color. Thick rocky tan head with clinging lace. Smoky roasted malt nose has hints of cocoa and floral hops. Sweet toasted malt flavor is subtle and smooth. Notes of cocoa and coffee with complex spicy hops. A touch of licorice in mid taste. Dryish finish. I find that the depth of flavor improves as the brew warms. Very well made. A world class porter.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westchesterco (1113) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Poured from a bottle at rustico in Alexandria it is a dark brown color with a slight head. The aroma is mocha and the taste is strong coffee flavor tgat finishes on a strong smokey note

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3652) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
From a 50 cl bottle at Rustico Alexandria. Vinatage 2006. Pours a clear black cola with a tan head. Licorice aroma. Flavors of caramel, butterscotch and tobacco. Smooth, sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gbgbrouge (162) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2014
Poured from bottle, dark Brown almost black with low head. Aroma strong with notes of coffee, caramel and a trace of smoke. Taste is bittersweet with notes of coffee and bread. Light bitterness in the finish.


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