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Carnegie Special 175th Anniversary Porter - Carlsberg Sverige AB

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Carnegie Special 175th Anniversary PorterCarnegie Special 175th Anniversary Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.47%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Sweden

Style | ABV
English Porter |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bark on 08-30-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This is a collaborative beer made by Carlsberg Falkenberg and Brooklyn Brewery. It was top-fermented and then aged for three months in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels by Carlsberg and the Brooklyn brewing team, who flew to Sweden to do the barreling, together with members of the Swedish Porter Drinkers Association.
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Carnegie Special 175th Anniversary Porter from Carlsberg Sverige AB
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.