Brewed by Carlsberg Brewery
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 1072   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Danish: Carlsberg Elephant er en såkaldt ”Bockbier” og blev brygget for første gang i 1959. Den er vinøs og frugtig med smagsindtryk af æbler, melon, banan og karamel afbalanceret af en tør bitterhed. Du fornemmer også antydninger af egetræ, bark, nødder og fyrrenåle. Farven er lys gylden med hvidt skum.

English: Carlsberg Elephant Beer is an amber-coloured beer with big intensity in its aroma, and with a distinct maltyness. There is notes of honey in the aroma. The palate of Carlsberg Elephant shows a good balance between a good body from the alcohol, and a discrete sweetness which is tamed by the sophisticated bitterness of the aftertaste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arayaga2 (2221) - portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Sweet skunky industrial high test europils in aroma and taste. Its not bad, but it does leave an aftertaste of hop resin. -

Bill Becker (1804) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 8, 2017
From Apr 2008 This one pours a pale gold with a large but quickly shrinking head of foam. Very bubbly looking. The smell is of sweet malt and grain. The taste is very sweet with a lot of grain going with it and, the way this one goes, it doesn't even come close to tasting good. There's some bitterness there as well mostly in the finish but... Wow. This is a very rough brew and I'm going to find it hard to finish the bottle and not *just* because of the abv. This is a ghastly beer. Ok, I can't take it any more....down the drain.

Inbreak (6532) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2017
Old rating rerated 27.10.2017, 0,33l can @ home:
Nice fizzy-creamy mediumlasting head, light golden straw colored. Aroma is very mild grassy, sap, wet hay, minerals, grass, cereal, alcohol, bubblegum. Taste is harsh mineraly, weeds, metal tank, bark, paper, medicine, grass, alcohol. Medium to longlasting bitterness, harsh medical mouthfeel. Crap!

alhobj (43) - - OCT 13, 2017
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higgsbison (268) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2017
An odd beer according to beer buddy. Some people love it some people hate it. I enjoyed it. Very malty but A pronounced bitterness that was well-balanced. I found it refreshing and very drinkable. However my last sip was warm and I did not care for it warm at all. By the way I only had this one other time and I still remember it I was in my early 20s and it was at ono's in Clifton. I remember liking it then ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

xmunozsbd (149) - Sabadell, - SEP 12, 2017
Una cervesa comercial que no val la pena ni tastar... és un excés d'alcohol total!

dutchomatic (19) - Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2017
Not sure on the low ratings on this beer. Great with meals...roast lamb. Smoked fish. Golden pour with nice hop and malt balance per my tastes. Solid brew to me. Skál til Carlsberg

betweenskyandsea (3) - Réquista, FRANCE - AUG 9, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2017 Bouteille 27,5cl, légèrement ambrée, goût métallique sur note de fin, bière industrielle.

nathanvc (712) - Brugge, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2017
Pours hazy pale golden with a small, frothy, white head. The aroma contains ’wet malt’, corn, grain, some hops and citrus, and sweat. It tastes medium sugary sweet and light grainy bitter, with an astringent, alcoholic finish. Light body, watery texture, soft carbonation. Only drinkable when it’s ice cold, but then again, it’s far from enjoyable and completely redundant.

metalspice (1083) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2017
Kj�pt p� tax free p� color fantasy. Pilsnerfarget med fint skum. Mye h�y og karamell i b�de smak og duft. Fin munnf�lelse. Bedre enn jeg husket den.

Casper0904 (489) - DENMARK - JUL 31, 2017
Yes it has some taste, but also way to much taste of alcohol. Fou young people who wants to be special and those who only have one need in the world!

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