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


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RATINGS: 1076   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Danish: Carlsberg Elephant er en skaldt Bockbier og blev brygget for frste gang i 1959. Den er vins og frugtig med smagsindtryk af bler, melon, banan og karamel afbalanceret af en tr bitterhed. Du fornemmer ogs antydninger af egetr, bark, ndder og fyrrenle. 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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JDUB (178) - Venice Beach, California, USA - MAR 24, 2005
rather weak and somewhat offensive aroma. Tastes a little bitter, but not in a good way. I am sure its better fresh in Copenhagen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mviljamaa (138) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Pours with a good fluffly head. Color is clear and bright lager. Aroma is malty and has typical lager aromas. Typical bulk lager hoppiness. Palate is fairly well balanced and pleasant. Has both dry and oily components. This has the normal Carlsberg taste, but is noticeably stronger, more alcoholic and richer. Its certainly a "better" Carlsberg and not bad at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
beerstar88 (585) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2017
Goldgelb, lig mit schwacher Blume! Malzig metallischer Geschmack, starke Alknoten. Zum Wegballern gut geeignet, hat aber wenig mit Genuss zu tun!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ehaak26 (466) - - MAY 1, 2017
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Its not good, but its drinkable. Way too malty for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (2160) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2017
From old tasting notes. Deep gold color. Rocky white head. Light fruity tart aroma with a metallic background. Big flavorful sweet malt palate has noticeable hops. Heavy mouthfeel and noticeable alcohol prescence. Bittersweet finish and aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zilb (295) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - MAR 21, 2017
Val thorens ucpa 2017. Ambre petit col de mousse bonne tenue. Carbo moyenne. Lgre amertume finale. Un petit got mtallique lger. Une biere industrielle standard.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Evilman (222) - Taverny, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2017
Outrageous and I know my shit when it comes to outrageous drinks. I expected something uninteresting, I ended up with some cancerous liquid put in a can. Awful aroma and bitterness, not sure whats wrong with this one, it was acid as fuck, and in a very bad way. Hints of petrol and oil, piss-like aftertaste. Fuck this was bad. Really. Even served cold. Theres worse but dont count me in to buy this shit again. DISAPPROVED BY TAVERNYS BLACK METAL CREW!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StoutBeerReviews (126) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2017
simple but surprisingly smooth considering its abv. tastes like a Stella or Heineken

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hessu1 (1) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2017 does not count
Strong beer flavor with a fruity taste and a light herbal nuances. When poured color reminds light amber yellow includin white nice lather. Great beer!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Villyzzz (373) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours golden with small white head. Aroma is bread, malts and hay. Taste is sweet with some malts and hay and booze. Medium bodied. Boozy macro.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
psilosophy (765) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - JAN 13, 2017
Bouteille de 25cl. Couleur dore, mousse moyenne de tenue moyenne. Trs peu d arme, il en ressort surtout une pointe d alcool et une finale mtallique. Got dsquilibr, franchement coeurante, allez hop, ce sera pour le picon bire! Trouve intermarch - Montigny en gohelle.

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