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

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RATINGS: 1071   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tiktokfx99 (2) - USA - APR 23, 2002
Malt liquor in 12 oz bottles? This tastes better than any 40 I’ve had, and better than a lot of beers I’ve had too.


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Drake (13739) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 22, 2017
11.2 ounce bottle. Clear golden, large creamy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of skunk and wet paper. The taste is pale malt, grass, skunk. Thin. Meh, but at least I finally ticked this.

2
GeorgePratt (77) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2017 Drank from a can. Generic strong lager. Drinkable and gets you drunk.

1.7
Ritzn (1412) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2017
Aroma is metallic straw and bitter alcoholic. Taste is alcoholic metallic bitter grains. Very bad and undrinkable.

1.8
FinnIckler (480) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2017
Can from Phillip weyer. Nose is fermented straw, some citrus. palate is disgusting fermentation, straw, wheat. Grainy finish. Just no.

1.8
DwarfeD (3513) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2017
Bottle from Intermarché supermarket. Clear golden with a small white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Metallic bitterness with subtle sweet tones. Caramel, hay, malts and grass. Mediocre.

2.5
cagou007 (1169) - FRANCE - JUN 23, 2017
Pours clear golden with medium white head. Nose is fruity esters. Aromas are sweet malts, fruity esters. Average carbonation, medium body. Short boozy and fruity finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
Humlehuet (16) - Også Hønefoss, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2017
Not to bad under the right circumstanes, but a rather powerful lagerstyle beer.Packs 7.2% alc vol and it is quite easy drinkable when served cold.If served lukewarm, it is way to tick and malty. A small glass of jeagermeister with this one is a summertime moment for me.

2.8
roflorence (109) - South Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2017
Clear, golden colour poured from the can. Sweet malt on the nose. Similar malty flavour that is quite light on the palate considering the ABV.

2.5
Maits (479) - ESTONIA - JUN 2, 2017
Clear amber beer with some little thick white head. Aroma is full of malts with metallic notes. Taste is mild sweet malty, grass and some alcohol in background. Overall drinkable.

3.9
mviljamaa (180) - Jyväskylä, 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. It’s certainly a "better" Carlsberg and not bad at all.


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