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

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RATINGS: 966   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.


Cakes' rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (376) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2011
At a whooping 7.2% - you would think that this was more like 72%. You sense that kick. This is a legendary beer, before cranking up the alcohol was cool. This is still a classic European beer. A nice foamy head in pouring sticks around. Pour this into a pewter tankard and you will think that you are back n the 15th century. Th bottle is absolutely beutiful.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Boxereddy (71) - BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2014
Helder gouden kleur met een witte schuimkraag. Zoete mout in de neus. IMondgevoel is alcohol, droge afdronk.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
HULK777 (406) - - NOV 17, 2014
Grassy. Wet leafs aroma. Sweet and papery. Semi-bitter herbal taste. Somewhat spicy.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alusmamuts (434) - LATVIA - NOV 15, 2014
Pale amber with medium white head. Malty aroma. Typical lager taste with certain sweetness and good lasting bitterness at the end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Diabobale (225) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Una strong pale lager che si distingue per la sua struttura ben equilibrata. di colore ambrato pallido, molto chiaro, presenta una buona carbonazione e dolcezza dei malti, con luppoli leggermente amari

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"a very clean drinkable brew, backed up by a decent alcohol by volume. nothing less, nothing more. slightly better than what i was expecting, but i won’t buy again"

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fashawn (168) - Montesarchio, ITALY - OCT 2, 2014
Una birra onesta, che sa di malto e poco altro. In bocca, quindi, corrispondenza con il miele d’acacia, poco lievito ma appena percettibile. Amaro finale giusto. Buona birra.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
waiake (154) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 1, 2014
330ml bottle pours golden with a nice frothy head, faint malty aroma, bitter sweet taste is malty grainy & alcoholy with quite a dry bitter finish, 25yrs since last elephant beer, enjoyed this far more than before

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
cstuartj (1000) - Washington, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Color of watered down honey. No head or lacing. Nose us malt, bread yeast. Taste is malt and overly sweet. Drinkable if very cold

0.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Block (1481) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2014
I drink any beer I can get my hands on. Having said that, this beer was bad. It had some strange and off-putting flavors which actually made me think that this beer was awful. Light, weird flavors. That’s about it.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Enjoyit (3474) - Vadum, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2014
Clear golden of color with a white head. An aroma of sweet malt, alcohol, malty and sweet. A flavor of alcohol, malty, bread and alcohol.


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