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Carlsberg Imperial Stout/Gl. Carlsberg Porter

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Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Baltic Porter
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2384) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle from random kiosk on Christianshavn - black pour with brown head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, with some milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, some burnt notes, allot better than was expecting. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gorkogrlo (177) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 16, 2014
Can. Black as night. Medium-big brownish head. In nose notes of chocolate, nuts and coffe. Flavor of chocolate, bread, nuts, plums and some roast. Full body. Creamy texture. Some bitterness in finish. Hard beer for quantity drinking. But actual really good and a positive suprise from Carlsberg.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2341) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 6, 2014
Black color with a tan head with good duration. Aroma has notes of toasted malts, notes of chocolate and ripe fruits. Flavor is slightly sweet with hints of roasted malts and coffee. Smooth and creamy on palate with light sweet notes.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6319) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
Medium dark brown head. Roasty chocolatey aroma with earthy notes. Very delicate and harmonic aroma. Dry-sweet roasty chocolatey taste with burnt caramelly notes. Mid-to-full body. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry roasty resiny chocolate aftertaste with dusty burnt caramelly notes. Lingering delicate sweetness and bitterness in perfect balance, with dark chocolate, toffee, and vanilla fudge notes with background minerals. Alcohol heat remains when all else has faded. This is just excellent. (0.5l can, from Føtex, Frederikshavn.)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikkellund42 (582) - DENMARK - NOV 15, 2014
Can. Pours opaque black with large brown head. Aroma is malt, rotated malt, rye bread, grain, malt whisky, earth, bark and autumn leaves. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter, light acidic and faint salty. Body is light oily with soft carbonation. Finish is long and balanced bitter and sweet and dominated by malt, but there?s also notes of coffee, licorice, prunes, gravy, soy sauce, ammonium chloride and rye bread again. Extremely complex and rich yet will balanced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rouhlas (313) - GREECE - OCT 30, 2014
330 ml bottle, courtesy of Nils, shared at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma. Taste is sweet, malty, light chocolate. Light to medium body, oily, soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fugitive (1392) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle. Color black with almost no head. Aroma malt, roasted, alcohol. Taste sweet, roasted, sugar, alcohol, caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alkolas510 (700) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2014
Kolsvart med mellanstort brunt skum. Doftar och smakar choklad, kaffe och rostad malt. Mycket bra carlsberg!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Can. Jet black pour with a small tan head. Chocolate, vanilla fudge, some caramel, ash, light roast. Actually pretty good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickFifty (441) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
Jet black color, brown head. Roasted coffee and roasted malt nose, licorice, dried fruit. Roasted malt taste, licorice, chocolate, smoked and earthy notes. Full body, medium carbonation.


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