Elephant Beer | Carlsberg Danmark A/S

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67
poor
744 Ratings
THE BROS
59
awful
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlsberg Danmark A/S
Denmark
carlsbergdanmark.dk

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 04-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
744
Reviews:
326
Avg:
2.8
pDev:
23.21%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
92
For Trade:
0
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Photo of schoolboy
3.4/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It's been a long time since I drank any of this. There is a reason for that. I don't like it.

This very "malt-liquorish" brew is pretty nasty. It has a nasty bitternes mixed with the malty taste that is a bit hard to drink. If given a choice of chewing my arm off or drinking a six of these, I'd drink these!

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Photo of PancakeMcWaffles
3.35/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden colour, white and thin head, the head disappears fast.

S: Strong but typical Pilsner smell

T: Definetely a stronger Lager, rich maltyness, well balanced hops and malt, the higher alcohol kicks in, the alcohol is taste-able, leaves a nice rich and sort of fruity aftertaste, not too much hops on the aftertaste, quite a lovely and relatively long lasting aftertaste.

M: Feels richer than a "normal Pilsner/Lager", average carbonation.

O: It is quite a nice beer if you want to stay in the Pils/Lager style but want a slightly different or more interesting taste experience. Due to its high availability in Supermarkets it is a good alternative to your "Standard Pils/Lager", it will probably not become my favourite beer, but it is worth a try.
I would call it an "above average" Lager, although not too far away from average.

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2/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of frankiepop
3.2/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I don't drink this often, but I am giving this a positive review. This is, if not anything else, a unique malt liquor. A strong alcohol aroma with an underlying cloying sweetness and a rough graininess.and a sweetness comes through.

Fairly smooth medium body and lighter carbonation which all are a plus for me.

Taste is malty alcohol flavor with a hint of black licorice faded into the background. It kind of reminds me a bit of a Schnaaps.

Elephant carries a good kick so I recommend you drink this with Music For Gardening
Maja S.K. Ratkje & Lasse Marhaug

Read more: http://www.emusic.com/artist/maja-s-k-ratkje-lasse-marhaug/12645144/#ixzz1xBAhtFau

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Photo of steelreserve69
3.5/5  rDev +25%

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3.5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of WynnO
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of KTCamm
2.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a hotel water glass. Picked up at a liquor store in Bermuda, I think the locals like the higher abv.

Pours a clear gold with fast acting white foam. Some remains. Depper smell. Malt amongst the adjunct, if that makes any sense. Taste is a richer fuller lager. Firm pils hop with a citrus tang close. Quick finish. Some bitter remains.

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3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of cmak316
3.35/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is definitely a beer to at least try. Personally, I am enjoying straight from bottle on my 5th out of 6. The slightly higher alcohol content takes away from the taste, but it's still smooth for a 7.2. It may be a bit pricy for your particular vendor ($10 for a sixer at Gator Beverage in gainesville fl). Overall not bad for a strong ale. Easier to drink than an Heineken in my opinion.

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3.5/5  rDev +25%

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2/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of flyingpig
3.2/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Light, bright straw colour with a thin and bubbly white head around the top that leaves minimal lacing.

Strong corn and lager hops aroma hits you straight away with this one, along with some citrus and a generally sweet aroma. The overall smell is a crisp and clean one.

Strong tasting with lager malts and hops along with some mild citrus and some malts. There is a fair amount of alcohol like grain to the taste along with a spicy finish.

Thicker on the palate than most pale lagers but still light, for the most part it is a smooth beer but there is some alcohol grain to the drink. It is rounded off with a crisp and slightly bitter finish. Carbonation is medium.

Average tasting beer and although not a great drink it still ranks higher than both the previous Carlsberg offerings I have tried previously. It wasn't great and it was slightly grainy but it id have strong flavours and nice kick to it.

1 of 1001 Beers To Try Before You Die:
http://abarwithnoname.wordpress.com

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3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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1.25/5  rDev -55.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +25%

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3/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev +7.1%

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1/5  rDev -64.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev +7.1%

Elephant Beer from Carlsberg Danmark A/S
2.8 out of 5 based on 744 ratings.
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