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Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Pilsener
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 1449   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Danish: Carlsberg er egentlig blevet en del af den danske kulturarv og den danske tørst.
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 også det danske køkken hele vejen rundt.
Previously sold in the UK in gold coloured labels/cans as Carlsberg Export. The current UK Carlsberg Export is the same as the standard Carlsberg Export.


Jeppe's rating

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - SEP 20, 2004
Thin snow white head on a clear golden body. Metallic and grainy in the aroma with a slight tone of hops. Harsh pilsnener flavor, thin and not very interesting. This is a Carlberg for god sake!!!


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
R4N5H (210) - SINGAPORE - MAY 3, 2015
Draught pint at BATS, Shangri-La, Jakarta on 29/04/15. Clear golden colour with no head to speak of. Carbonated, bordering on fizzy. Aroma of bread, grass. Pretty standard commercial lager, but a poor one. Why this I S popular is lost om me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eurlager (28) - New York, USA - MAY 3, 2015
One of the best tasting Euro Lagers-German Pilseners in the world. It’s slightly better than Heineken, Stella and much better than all AAL.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DraftDodger (340) - - APR 24, 2015
Copenhagen 24/4 2015. 33 cl can from Netto. Pours clear yellow with white head. Rather persistent. Aroma of malts and some sourness. Medium carbonation. Taste is bland. A little sourness - not much else. Pretty refreshing on a summerday - but that goes for a glass of cold water as well.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gbgbrouge (299) - SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
Poured from bottle, clear gold with medium white head. Aroma with notes of bread, grass and hay. Taste is bitter sweet and dry. Not very tasty but drinkable on a warm day.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BBHansen (298) - Køge, DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
bottle @ DTU s-huset: Pours claer golden with ok white creamy head and some lacing. aroma/taste: bread, hints of caramel and some floral notes. palette: medium carbonation, thin body, some barley sweetness, low to medium bitterness, short duration and a watery texture. Overall: uninspiring pilsner

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
margarytab (1) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 6, 2015 does not count
Really enjoyed this beer! It reminded me of Ukrainian "Obolon". The same light taste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (76) - Colton, California, USA - APR 3, 2015
Pours light clear gold. Light white head. Aroma of pear orange and nice bread. Taste of citrus pear and good grains. No cheap cereal flavor. Pretty smooth balance of CO2. Cold, refreshing, tasty for a pilsner.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
PiwnyMarek (316) - Łomża, POLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Bez rewelacji. Aromat słodowy, wygląd słaby, a w smaku co najwyżej "ujdzie". Jeżeli to jest prawdopodobnie najlepsze piwo na świecie to ja prawdopodobnie jestem prezydentem Polski...

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tbonde (117) - DENMARK - MAR 15, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 33cl bottle@home in Carlsberg tall glass. Approx 10 degrees C. My hardest review to date! This is THE beer of my life. Grew up with it. My late father prefered it to Tuborg, the choice readily available at the time. Tried Tuborg myself as a youngster as is was the preferred brew of my intellecutal friends trying to emulate the working classes. Found out how much better Carslberg, then Hof, tasted and never looked back. Even persuaded my girlfriend, now my life’s companon, that Carlsberg is superior in taste. Today , the family, including our 22 year old son, agree. Carlsberg is the standard upon which pilsners/lagers are measured. And though not among the great, it fares well. LIght golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of malt, citrus, bread and pine. Taste slightly sweet and malty. I strikes me that I am drinking this too warm! Should be about 5 degrees, but then again, I get a long, malty aftertaste, which is more than I bargained for. Nuff said! I still like this old stablemate. Perhaps more that I should, but it just is a damn nice lager! Pobably not the best in the world, but one of the very goood macro lagers.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
60minuteman (993) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015
On tap at 5k Kildares. Glycogenic tasting pilsner from Denmark. Danky feel to it, flavorful at best, harsh at worst. Gets the job done, easily drank brew.


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