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Carlsberg Master Brew

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Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Malt Liquor
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Danish: Master Brew giver dig en oplevelse af et stærkt og sødmefyldt bryg, med en god balance i bitterheden. I glasset krones øllens smukke rødgyldne ravfarve af et merskumsfarvet skum og møder dig med en let blomsteragtig duft.


1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MichaelAwesome (2993) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2014
This a tough one. I mean, maybe every malt liquor is. Tough to say what it tasted like because it was more of sheep skin and alcohol. Unpleasant brew from first to last.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (3501) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - FEB 22, 2014
Can 50cl, from Henrik. A very sweet and barley sugar beer, near to a barley wine just less complex and mono dimensional. Low caramel notes, alcoholic, very sweet, just ok.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (2995) - Ruhrgebiet, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2014
Can as "Carlsberg Elephant Extra Strong" to be aliased. Pours out in a clear, deep dark golden colour with very low head and very smooth body. Aroma of strong alcohol and sweetness. Taste of sweet hops, sugar, malt, bread and syrup. Very awful and hard finish with an high amount of sweetness. Not what I would call enjoyment.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlueWolf1894 (12) - GERMANY - DEC 31, 2013
The jump from the 7.2% variety may only be 3.3% but boy, can you tell. That said, it tastes far better than other beers of similar strength. Not sure what food accompaniments go best with it, as it isn’t often I buy it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zenkis (497) - Ogre, LATVIA - DEC 22, 2013
Thanks to Toms, can from Copenhagen,
Heavy malty, yeasty dominant, reminds me of pungent Belgian strong ale, sugary, thick mouthfeel, close to full body, Although alcohol is not well hidden, this brew seems like have to be this way. Pours dark golden with fast, bubbly medium top, no to minimal lasing. I think it’s first sample of this style and I liked it. Like lager type Belgian yeasty ale. Intense flavour. Bitter is lesser companion in this brew but plays good ending role. Liked.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (460) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2013
In India this beer is sold under the name Elephant Strong. Bottle 650 ml. In restaurant in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Clear dark golden, thin white head, no lacing, weak nose, sweet malt aroma, bit bread, grainy, grass hops, alcohol, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, flat, bit more bitterness in the finish, one feels the alcohol quite good at the end. Nice beer when you wantet drunk quickly.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
CPH2200 (221) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2013 50 cl can. Golden colour, malty aroma. Sweet taste with some caramel notes and a bit grainy. Not too alcoholic and does not really taste of anything. Will never drink this again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CarloOG (57) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Golden clear pour, thin white head. Aroma of cereal, grainy. Flavor is sweet up front that I am guessing comes from the high ABV. There really isnt much flavor other than the sweetness. Finishes with a slight dryness that has alcohol aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rozsoma (361) - HUNGARY - AUG 11, 2013
Can 0,5l bought in Aalborg supermarket. I really liked this one, and I just wanna more from this beer... Master. Brew.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TorbenH (788) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
bread, hay, cereal, golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,


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