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

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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pondoshuffles (141) - Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, - MAY 11, 2007
An acidic beginning gives way to a beautiful malt backbone. Nice caramel touches throughout. I’d drink this again.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (1320) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle@Inside, Hammel. Pours brown with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, fruits, caramel, hint of licorice, nuts. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Diller (45) - Hvidovre, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2015
Deep light Brown colour. Caramel notes with chocolate and chestnut finish. Strong caramel and malt taste. Well balanced and a lot of character ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenJensen (1435) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2015
Original Dark Lager is brewed according to an old classic recipe, and it is a tasty dark lager with tasting notes of toffee and slightly burnt tones. The malt is heavy and reminiscent of a white beer. Hop bitterness is very moderate. A quite excellent beer, which is not surprising much.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CaverP (9) - Holte, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015 does not count
Flot mørk øl, som dog ikke helt lever op dens flotte mørke ydre. Alt i alt en fornuftig mørk øl

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jenner707 (56) - DENMARK - JUL 8, 2015
Clear light brown lager beer with dark taste of hops. And a nice dark aroma with hints of licorice and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (1236) - CROATIA - JUN 28, 2015
Tap (at Carlsberg Brewery); pours clear dark brown with a beige head; aroma is malt with a bit of caramel, nuts, and dark fruit; taste is caramel with some roasted malt and hints of nuts; finish is a light bitter; a little thin but not bad

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StoutHead (940) - DENMARK - JUN 15, 2015
75 bottle at home. Pours a clear red colour with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma. Taste is malty and very nutty and fruity. Long sweet and malty aftertaste with a slight tang to it. Well, it’s nothing special but at least above average. Sold but a bit boring. The aroma reminds me of raspberry sodapop. Strange, but at least doesn’t taste like it, haha.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1702) - DENMARK - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle @ dark brown. Haze. Small head. Nutty roasted notes. SMooth malty mouthfeel. Sweet dry finish. nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (661) - Køge, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle @ Rio Bravo. Appearance: Pours clear dark amber/copper with good off-white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste notes: barley, caramel, nuts and some floral notes. palette: low to medium aroma, average carbonation, medium body, average barley sweetness, low to medium bitterness, medium duration and a watery texture. Overall: decent lager, with a nice roasted malt profile

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aleksander9 (1205) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2015
- On tap at carlsberg brewery tour- Caramel, some coffee, cereal, pilsner. Round, short, watery finish. Overall: Boring.


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