Brewed by Husbryggeriet Jacobsen (Carlsberg)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Valby, Denmark


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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Danish: Den mørke lagerøl er brygget efter Carlsbergs ældste opskrift, som blev til for 150 år siden. Det er en tør og fyldig øl, med en lang blød eftersmag, hvor du bl.a. kan fornemme karamel og nødder. Duften har lidt lakrids, og frugter som æble og pære over sig.

English: Original Dark Lager is brewed according to J.C. Jacobsen’s original recipe. The colour is chestnut. It has a Hersbrucker hop aroma while the floor malted Munich malt adds a caramel character. The carbonisation is gentle and the hop bitterness is soft. Enjoy at 6-8º.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintlyfe (5) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013 does not count
Bottle (750ml) from Irma. Sits in the glass nicely with a mid-sized off-white head covering the expected dark brown clear brew beneath. The first sniff offers pleasant butterscotch and toast but really only teases you on to plunge the upper lip. On giving in, more burnt butterscotch is there to meet you while the roasted malt brings the typical and welcome caramel/dark sugar flavours. Networks itself around the palate leaving a lovely sweet-to-toasted bitter finish. Makes a great singular on a sunday evening.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kronebryg (1123) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - APR 24, 2013
Little head. Brownish Nose w chocko and caramel. Medium body and length. Taste is soft with chokolatey caramel and a light dry exit

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
holdleder (219) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
75. Cl. Flaske. 5,8 % mørk øl med fin smag uden den store dikke darer. Endnu en letdrikkelig fra Carlsberg

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 8, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl. Dark amber with a reddish hue and a small off-white head. Heavy malty aroma with dark sugary and nutty accents. Flavor is sweet roasted caramel malty, with fruity notes of orange, distanct floral hoppy notes, and a discreet bitter finish. Not spetacular, but better than I remembered.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brnandersen (2282) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2013
75 cl. bottle, shared. Dark brown colour with a golden tint. Dense, creamy off-white head. Slightly roasted aroma with caramel and toasted malts and nuts. A hint of sweet fruits. Taste is light sweet. Medium body, creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes bitter with caramel malts and a toasted note. Decent as other Jacobsen beers however as always good food-beer pairings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dr.dod (362) - Szeged, HUNGARY - MAR 29, 2013
75cl bottle. It is a nice dunkel, its colour is rather brown, than black. Foam is quickly disappering but creamy. Tastes also creamy with hazelnut and some hop, almost no sweetness, just as i like. Light bodied, but oily. You can feel some earth in track.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikkellund42 (620) - DENMARK - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours haze dark brown copper with tiny head. Aroma is sweet malt and bread. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is watery with soft carbonation. Finish is a bit short with notes of malt, chalk and metal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (6558) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2013
75 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 20.02.2009
Aroma is sweet and malty with syrupy notes and roastiness. Flavour is sweetish with roasted malt, syrupy notes, hints of herbs and licorice. Sticky palate. Decent, feels a bit bulky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (3949) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy dark copper brown with airy off-white head. Clear, sweet aroma of malt, caramel and fruit. Bitter, hoppy onset, leading to a sweetish, malty flavour, ending in a dry, coffe-like finish. Complex and interesting, but rather watery and somewhat unbalanced. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (5696) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2013
19/I/13 - 75cl bottle @ RBBWG 2013 - BB: 25/V/12 (2013-59) Thanks to BelgBeerGeek for sharing the bottle!

Clear copper red to amber beer, no head. Aroma: very nutty, toast, lots of plains malts, caramel. MF: lots of carbon, light to medium body. Taste: very malty, some caramel, toast, bit sugary. Aftertaste: caramel, bit hoppy, dry some toast. Meh, not bad, but pretty boring.

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