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


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RATINGS: 990   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dubbercody (213) - Vancouver, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2009
500mL can found in the ’closeout’ bin post Saint Patrick’s Day. I don’t know how it got mixed in with a bunch of UK beers...but another interesting beer to try on the cheap. Makes me remember Carlsberg beers consumed in Malawi as a Peace Corps volunteer and think back that none of them were this bad. It’s just a lot of alcohol in a golden yellow delivery product. I’d rather drink an IPA with the same abv if alcohol was the only reason to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer (1683) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Aroma: Pils grain meets cereal with light to moderate sweetness; hops are on the woody side. Appearance: Light copper pour with little wisps of carbonation; the foamy white head settles down into a slightly bubbly skin pretty quickly. Flavor: Pils/cereal up front, but also quickly and surprisingly woody; the sweetness of the grains is pretty well met by the hops here. The finish is lightly bitter, still woody, and mostly dry. Palate: Light to medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Really just a bigger Carlsberg Pils, a beer I don’t particularly enjoy. Still, I feel like this is better than many of it’s counterparts, which almost always come off to me as alcohol delivery devices (Rinkuskiai Werewolf, I’m looking at you!). "High Boost" and a good value- a sixer in my area is $6.99.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
soolash (182) - POLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Puszka 0,5 l (7,5%). Aromat słodowy, lekko trawiasty. Piana biała, średnio pęcherzykowa, niezbyt obfita i nietrwała. Barwa jasnego złota. W smaku słodowo, lekko słodko z średnią goryczką. Alkohol wyczuwalny, ale nienachalny. Nasycenie średnie.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RickFifty (630) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Golden color, white head. Malty nose, grass, white sugar. Sweet taste, malty, earthy hops. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Calisky (1557) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2015
Couleur dorée, très légère mousse. Nez malté, sucré, vieille pomme. Gout leger malté, vieux fruits, mauvais sucre, metallique, vieux houblon astrigent en fin de bouche... grand public, pas chère, forte en alcool et .. vraiment pas bonne

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dacrza (596) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2015
DATE TASTED: May 1, 2015... GLASSWARE: Hennepin pokal... OCCASION: attractive looping fence of white lacing; mostly clear, light yellow body that generates reasonable effervescence... APPEARANCE: clear, orange amber body with mild effervescence; thin, steady, snow-white head that frames the body attractively; appropriate lacing.. AROMA: pungent maltiness that suggests envelope gum, light floral hops, and medicinal alcohol ...PALATE: thin and oily early; lingering, warm, and carbonated respectfully... TASTE: beefy sweetness that sours slightly at the finish; largely malty; cloying graininess ...OVERALL: a fat taste becomes a flat finish, with the alcohol content leaking into the profile against my will--not quite smooth and not quite flavorful; a big beer that drags...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fellebag (1087) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 28, 2015
Can 33cl. Small white head, normal carbonation, dark pilsener color. Aroma is wort, barn, leaves. Taste is quite sweet of malt, leaves.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Atom (1679) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2015
330mL bottle pours a clear orange with a medium white head. Sweet corn and pale malt aroma. Taste similar to aroma kind of stale with some alcohol.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yy0pp (813) - - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden color with white head. Aroma - Malts, sugar. Taste - Bittersweet, hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (309) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - APR 18, 2015
500ml Dose. Klar und golden. Mittelgrosse Schaumkrone. Würzig im Antrunk, süss und trocken im Nachgeschmack.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
skatanarchy (86) - - APR 17, 2015
칼스버그-엘레& 7.2% 코끼리 라벨이 인상적이라 집어들어 마시고나니 카스레드의 추억...자세히 보니 칼스버그의 알콜 부스트 버젼. 싼값에 취하려는 욕망은 한국이나 유럽이나 마찬가지... 라이프치히,독& 조건의 홉과 몰트에 알콜을 추가하면 알코홀냄새만 역하게 올라오고, 반대로 미국 중서부 바이블 벨트지역의 동일한 조건의 알코홀만 3.2도로 낮춘 맥주들은 취하기 전에 두통부터 찾아온다능... https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

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