Brewed by Carlsberg UK
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Northampton, England


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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml cans and 275ml bottles.
A very strong, dark lager. First brewed in 1950 to commemorate a visit to Denmark by Winston Churchill.
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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Erzengel (5078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2015
Can in HK, 8.6%. Sweetish grainy beer. No bitterness, only grainy sweetness, nothing more.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GuideDogSaint (727) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 20, 2015
330ml can on 1 May from a shop in HK drunk near Beer Bay. One for old times sake. Pours golden orange with a thin white head. Aroma of malt. Metallic oily taste. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hawthorne00 (2727) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 6, 2015
Not really expecting to enjoy (or finish) this one, but itís a storied beer. Can, very cold. Gold with a white head that never quite gives up. Aroma is booze, hay, overripe grapes, some lemon and herbs, hints of firelighters. Taste is not so bad. Itís very sweet but underneath the alcohol is grainy malt thatís around clean enough and some herbs. Bitterness is crude but not that strong and keeps it just about sippable. There is a lot worse of this sort of thing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Diabobale (273) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - MAR 26, 2015
una strong lager molto commerciale. al naso si sentono solo i malti e il caramello, al gusto ancora troppo maltata e dolce con leggero amaro finale. líalcol la fa da padrone e la rende molto disequilibrata

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
omikr0n (793) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 12, 2015
Can. Pours cloudy golden with quickly disappearing white head. Aroma is malt, caramel. Taste is wort, alcohol, hay, a bit stale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
The_Osprey (2916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Cold 440ml can, 9%, BB Oct 2015. Drank this on a bench in my local park, whilst shouting at some pigeons. Clear golden orange, sparkling, small foamy white head doesnít endure. Aroma is lager malt, sweet caramel, light boiled carrots, that cold minty alcoholic smell that comes off someone when theyíre drunk. Body is medium, quite foamy, spritzy carbonation. Taste is sweet, sharp, dry and alcoholic. Paper and sake. Finishes boozy. Has a sort-of Belgian yeastiness to it too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (609) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
Gedronken in Maleisie, blik 50cc, bruin met gouden opdruk. Smaak is licht zoet, caramel en licht bitter. Helaas is de smaak niet intens.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fashawn (373) - Montesarchio, ITALY - OCT 7, 2014
Una buona lager, certamente non complessa a livello olfattivo. Dolciastra , con il miele che emerge. Unnpoí di crosta di pane, e nientíaltro. Buona birra, piacevole. Una strong lager, ok.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
milo91hd (154) - Lecce, ITALY - AUG 25, 2014
Esattamente uguale alla Carlsberg Lager soltanto che ha 4 gradi in piý che nel finale danno una nota davvero pessima

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
SarkyNorthener (2797) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Can from local offie to celebrate my 2nd RB birthday. Well if itís good enough for old Churchill it should be good enough for me.....no itís shit. The looks are the only area it holds itís own, golden amber with a medium head. Aroma of sweetish malts. Taste is sweetish malts, lots of tin and a rancid astringency that makes your tongue recoil. Slightly syrupy body. Awful.

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