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Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 1045   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Carlsberg Elephant er en såkaldt ”Bockbier” og blev brygget for første gang i 1959. Den er vinøs og frugtig med smagsindtryk af æbler, melon, banan og karamel afbalanceret af en tør bitterhed. Du fornemmer også antydninger af egetræ, bark, nødder og fyrrenåle. Farven er lys gylden med hvidt skum.

English: Carlsberg Elephant Beer is an amber-coloured beer with big intensity in its aroma, and with a distinct maltyness. There is notes of honey in the aroma. The palate of Carlsberg Elephant shows a good balance between a good body from the alcohol, and a discrete sweetness which is tamed by the sophisticated bitterness of the aftertaste.


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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ferris (10779) - Burnaby, British Columbia, - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle - Smells like a strong cider with a bit of grain. Clear yellowish with a thick persistent head. Tastes like a crappy cider, not too sweet and tasteless. Surprised how tasteless a beer of this strength can be.


2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ischas (334) - - MAY 25, 2016
0,5 l Flasche. Aroma: würzig, alkoholisch, vergorene rote Früchte. Erscheinung: Hell kupferfarbenes Bier, flacher, weißer Schaum, akzeptable Gardine. Geschmack: leicht malzig süß, unangenehm bitter, unausgeglichen. Nachgeschmack: Pelzige Zunge, erhöhter Alkohol kommt leicht durch. Gesamt: da gibt es viele bessere.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bikbo (80) - - MAY 25, 2016
Color dorado, espuma blanca nada duradera. Aroma ligero a malta. Sabor dulce y ligero amargor, refrescante, pero con poca gracia.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
L_Lovecraft (126) - - MAY 6, 2016
Melon, grain, golden with a good white head not very persistant, light body, alcohol is quietly well hidden, medium carbonation, taste of grain, quite sweet, bitter final...i know, like classic Carlsberg pilsener, is not a great beer but for many reasons, i love this elephant.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DubCInjun (34) - - MAY 2, 2016
Pours a golden color with a thin head. Tastes of malt and bitter with a crisp finish. A solid session brew on a hot day.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerInHeaven (356) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2016
pours a faintly murky straw gold with a decent white bubbly head. Aroma is hay, grass, and stereotypical Euro "good skunk". Taste is semi-sweet malt. Some faint hops fade in. Clean finish with a lightly sweet linger. Not bad. Refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alex60 (93) - - APR 10, 2016
Bouteille 33cl couleur or dorée, goût léger et assez limpide, malt doux, meilleure que la version classique

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1788) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle 50cl. @Kaufland supermarket, Herzogenrath. Poured into a footed pilsner glass. Clear medium golden, tall frothy white head, receding quickly, good lacing; aroma, sweet malts, grain, caramel; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, light toffee, average duration, sweetbitter malty finish; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; solid strong lager.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
leduardol (109) - - MAR 25, 2016
Creme de media duracao e corpo. Cerveja limpida e de dourado vivo. Aromas prevalecem fermento e Herbal. Na boca amargor que se intensifica no retrogosto, corpo leve, fresca, alcool acentuando no retrogosto. Cerveja desbalanceada e com notas metalicas. Lata de 500ml - Koln - Alemanha (25/3/2016) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1130) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Første gang jeg smager den efter jeg har fået smag for er andet end paderborn og guld-øl. Den er let spritet og også kun lettere humlet. Den har en meget god frugtagtig smag. Den er helt klart bedre end jeg husker den fra "gamle dage"

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ruprecht_007 (750) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2016
Barva: světlá zlatá, pěna hustá, vůně nevýrazná sladová. Chuť: sladší chlebový nástup, střední říz, hutné tělo. Bohužel chybí výraznější hořkost, v dozvuku lihová stopa.


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