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

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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jenner707 (25) - 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 (912) - 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 (853) - 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 (1474) - 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 (411) - 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 (794) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2015
- On tap at carlsberg brewery tour- Caramel, some coffee, cereal, pilsner. Round, short, watery finish. Overall: Boring.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Milter (343) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2015
God mørk lager øl. tør og fyldig. Let duft af karamel/lakrids. Lidt for mørk efter min smag.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DraftDodger (471) - - FEB 14, 2015
Copenhagen 25/1 2015. 75 cl bottle from Føtex. Pours brown with off-white head. Slowly subsiding. Aroma of toffee and coffee - slightly bitter. Medium carbonation. Taste is sweetish - toffee and chocolate - with notes of coffee and a little bitterness in aftertaste. Nice combination of bitterness and sweetness - and quite light taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (868) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Brown/red color, off-white head head Aroma: raisin,fruits, herbs, wood Palate: mediumt body, average carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (5064) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2014
330 ml bottle @ Bodils Kro, Skagen. Clear, dark brown body with a small off-white head that disappears fast. Plain aroma of dark malt. Flavor is mild roasted dark malt, quite smooth, low bitterness makes it feel rather sweet. Medium body and a bit short in aftertaste. Straight forward, easy and a bit one dimensional but goes well together with the fish.


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