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Carlsberg Imperial Stout/Gl. Carlsberg Porter

Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Baltic Porter
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
G.L Carlsberg Imperial Stout Porter was introduced in 1930, won the silver medal in 1996 World Championships, and is still remembered as the world’s best Porter. Sold in bottles and cans.

Aromas and flavours are dominated by caramel, liquorice, Munich malt and roasted chocolate malt, providing a deep dark brown colour with light brown foam.

Serving suggestions: Should be served at 7-10 C. Its strong character makes it suitable for the cold winter months. Its caramelized malt flavor pair well with game, roast pork, sausage, potatoes, ham or desserts with chocolate. It could also be enjoyed by itself or mixed with lemon water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyF (811) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2016
Burk från Netto i Haderslöv. Mörkt brun med beige skum. Doft av choklad. Smak av choklad och lite kaffe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lmojoh (262) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2016
Boks 0.5L hos Djoeye. Farge sort ned mocca skum. Lukt lakris. Smak lakris, noe kaffe, mørke frukter, alkohol. En god Carlsberg 👍

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
samires (51) - POLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Says Imperial stout, in fact is baltic porter, well... Pretty average (at best), some roastiness, mild fruits like prunes and raisins, some chocolate, faint notes of coffee. Pretty bitter (on roasty side). In nose it’s pretty meh, really faint notes of dark chocolate with roasty undertones. Carbonation is semi-high.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalspice (606) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JUN 27, 2016
Helt svart med lysebrunt lavt skum. Svak duft med mye knekk, lakris og karamell. Fyldig smak med kaffe, lakris og brunt sukker. Lett bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7318) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle from a Copenhagen convenience store. Poured almost black with a thin broken light tan head. The aroma is roasty malt, chocolate. alcohol liqourice, coffee palate. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich, roasty, dry coffee, chocolate palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. Much better than I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Near black with a small tan head. Aroma of big caramel, sweet chocolate, toffee and light licorice. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Above medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nevalainen (525) - FINLAND - MAY 15, 2016
Very good stout for the price. Very dark brown color with beige head.Aroma of licorice and chocolate, caramel. Taste is sweet with notes of licorice, chocolate, roasty. Very nice stout, well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Florya (1621) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 4, 2016
How : can Appearance : black with a medium tanned head. Aroma : burnt caramel, raisin, milk chocolate , hint of spice. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1920) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Appearance: Very dark brown, basically black. Small amount of tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted.
Taste: Dark malt, slight bitterness, roasted. Slight sweetness.
Bought: Trade with Bamsen78 - thanks!, 330 ml
Info: 24/12-2015, 238/300, BB: 1/12-2019

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2015
En lidt overset øl, hvilket nok skyldes at den er så kendt her i landet at den igen er gået i glemmebogen. Den er faktisk rigtig god.

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