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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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Carlsberg Sverige AB

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by bark on 08-30-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Cellared since release date. Live review.Keeping it short I'd say it has aged beuatifully. Smell and taste gives lots of sweetness, oak and dried fruit. Allthough it is more like a bock or a belgian double than a porter.

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3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.88/5  rDev -25.4%

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4.6/5  rDev +19.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pour is dark brown with a tight tan head. A hint of bourbon but extremely faint, light note of milk chocolate, a touch oxidized, and a good bit of malt berry sweetness. Taste pretty much follows the nose. Faint note of bourbon and some slightly rich malt, oxidation mid palate and a good bit of malty sweetness but not really sugary. Silky smooth body, moderate carbonation. Fairly bright flavors, slightly oxidized, not bad now, probably a bit past it's prime and could have been a really nice beer before.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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2/5  rDev -48.2%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Carnegie Special 175th Anniversary Porter from Carlsberg Sverige AB
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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