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Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Danish: Som Carlsbergs originale pilsner blot med 5% alkohol. Du oplever en harmonisk balance mellem bitterhed og sødmefulde æbler, mens du nyder den lyse gyldne farve med det flotte skum og duften af fyrretræ, strå, hasselnød og skovsyre. Ja, det er næsten som en forårsdag i Danmark. Og sådan klæder Carlsberg Pilsner også det danske køkken hele vejen rundt.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (5074) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden color with a white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Mild malty, moderate hoppy and mild corn.
Palate: Medium body. Slight sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Mild sweet malty, mild hoppy, corn and some fruity notes.
Overall impression: Plain lager. The sweet corn stuff makes it just bad.
Personal stats: Bottle from Brugsen in Kolding, Denmark

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (4915) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2011
A better brew than regular Carslberg, it is still a ’cheap’ tasting lager overall.

2.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4904) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2012
German export in 0,5 l bottle. My husband likes to refer to beer in green bottles that they smell like a mens toilet. And this is what comes to my mind when drinking Carlsberg. Citrus flavors, medium bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (4904) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2014 0,5 l bottle. Unbelievable citrus smell. You have to be a fan but when it hits you, you are done. Maybe industrial made beer but it still has something special. Yeast and citrus all over. Great one. Still.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Countbeer (4903) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2012
Can/Bottle: A modified rating from the old days: Clear golden (yellow) colored beer with a small to medium and quick disappearing white head on top of it. The smell is typical grainy, some malts, light sweets, old grassy hops and herbs. Taste is light/medium bitter with grainy herbs, grassy hops and some sweet bitter herbs. Aftertaste seems to be more bitter than it’s in the taste. Decent for the style but bad for beer in general…

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4813) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2011
568ml can. Straw with a loose white head; cereal grain aroma; fresh gainy flavour with a medium body and light carbonation; and a very lightly bitter finish, just avoiding the damp cardboard found in so many cheap macro lagers. Probably the best lager in the world ... I beg to differ.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2011
Can from Systembolaget, Charlottenberg. Fully diminishing greyish blond head. Plain pale pilsner golden body. Appears sweeter and with less bittering hops than the original. Weak, sweet-scented malt aroma with a light fruit tone. Taste is sweetish malts and faint apple-fruitiness. Barely any bittering hops. Slick texture. No offs, but bland and utterly boring.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
allmyvinyl (4795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Episode 9 in the continuing saga of Crap Beer I Can Buy At The End Of The Road, Individually. Pours clear gold. Short-lived white head. Lemon sweet aroma. Sweet taste. Light cereal malt. Watery.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2011
(Bottled, rated 2006-01-06 16:15:11) Pale golden with a medium, lightly lacy head. Slightly stufy nose with fruitiness and reasonable hopping. Sweetish, honeyish flavor with quite crisp, lemony hops - but also slightly dish-washing-liquidy. Light body with lots of CO2. Ok hops, but that’s it.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
charlotte (4427) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2012
Bottle.Clear golden colour with small off-white head.Aroma is malty and sticky,with lively mouthfeels and metallic light body.Taste of straw and corn,with malty finish.Overall a boring beer.


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