Carlsberg Beer
Carlsberg Danmark A/S

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From:
Carlsberg Danmark A/S
 
Denmark
Style:
Lager - European Pale
Ranked #141
ABV:
5%
Score:
70
Ranked #29,493
Avg:
3.04 | pDev: 20.07%
Ratings:
1,802
Status:
Active
Rated:
Today at 02:35 AM
Added:
Dec 14, 2001
Wants:
  38
Gots:
  472
SCORE
70
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3.83 by bw2000 from Texas on May 10, 2022
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3.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by lagrluvr

16.9 oz. can, pours clear, light straw- white head is respectable, aroma is clean and wonderful, even if faint
( as expected)
flavor is great clean Euro malt lager at 5%abv, and similar to -but not exactly like- Heineken
very decent, affordable Euro lager!

Apr 10, 2022
Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by davidward from Florida

A generic Dane pale lager.

Mar 24, 2022
 
3.54 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Feb 26, 2022
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3.48/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by jkh15 from Michigan

Really light flavor. Enjoyable. Refreshing. Solid.

Feb 05, 2022
Photo of Khocolate
1/5  rDev -67.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by Khocolate from Tennessee

Horrible.

Jan 20, 2022
 
3.59 by DOCRW from Washington on Jan 19, 2022
Photo of K4R4
1.5/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
by K4R4

Awful beer; but I don't give it a 1 since I drank it all.

Dec 05, 2021
 
3.19 by Catalinmunteanu from Romania on Dec 01, 2021
Photo of Kinisach
4.23/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Kinisach from Germany

Very enjoyable beer.

Nov 25, 2021
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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by magikbagel from Wisconsin

My first Danish beer, which i gotta say was pretty good for how simple it is.

Nov 20, 2021
 
2.68 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 04, 2021
Photo of Profundobaso
3.36/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Profundobaso from New York

Look - poured into a standard pint glass. pale yellow in color, clear, very big head that mostly dissipates quickly.

Smell - faint hops, a little bit of herb-like spiciness typical of Euro lagers. Mostly subtle.

Taste - moderate maltiness complemented by moderate hoppiness. finish is clean and slightly sweet.

Feel - light bodied, high carbonation, and pretty standard in ABV at 5%.

Overall - it's a decent Euro lager. Hoppier than most most American adjuncts, but less hoppy than Heineken and other comparable Euro lagers. Easy drinking and typically no complaints.

Oct 24, 2021
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3.53/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by RaulMondesi from California

Ok, come on. Hey now… Raul can get down on this beer. Raul can get down on this beer well and good. Like, offer this at the rodeo and Raul would be riding the bull. It’s nothing special, but so are a lot of things that people like in everyday life. And for now, right now, this beer is fine enough for me.

Peace.

Oct 02, 2021
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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Squire from Mississippi

Light golden yellow color with white cap and lacing.

Aroma of light hay, sweet malt and herbal, spicy hops.

Taste is straight forward sweet malt with a healthy dose of bitter, spicy hops. Malt is key here but the supporting hops leave a distinct bitterness in the aftertaste.

Medium texture with balancing carbonation.

This is a good, clean European style Lager with a distinctive hop punch that sets it apart from the ordinary.

Sep 29, 2021
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4.35/5  rDev +43.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by Doghead76

Enough has been said about notes etc. what hasn’t been said enough - or at all, is that this beer was made for a different culture. In Denmark this is the beer of the people - I grew up in Denmark, and though we have Nani and micro breweries en Masse, you won’t see people sitting on a train drinking those ( it’s legal to drink beer everywhere in Denmark) instead, Carlsberg is like soul food. It goes with everything, and everywhere.

Sep 17, 2021
 
3.18 by DannyBaldoni from Canada (QC) on Sep 08, 2021
 
3.41 by Darboux from China on Aug 01, 2021
 
3.66 by paulytasker from New York on Jul 31, 2021
 
2.74 by ronniebruner from Arizona on Jul 07, 2021
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3.52/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by rvisual from Texas

Considering the quality of some of the superb brews available today, it's easy to forget that many of these brews are only available in your local area or in one region of the world.

I agree with many of the posters here that a Carlsberg would not win a 1-on-1 battle with your favorite beer or beers. But it's available to a greater part of the world, and it ain't a bad beer. Its look, smell, taste and mouthfeel are good to very good. Testimony: during my travels to the PRC and India some years back, Carlsberg was often IMHO the best beer available, even in some urban areas.

Try and enjoy !

Jun 15, 2021
 
3.22 by Hopweiser from Korea (South) on Jun 09, 2021
 
2.78 by balizz on Jun 09, 2021
 
 
3.62 by BEZMEZ on May 28, 2021
 
2.98 by Daneve76 from Australia on May 25, 2021
 
3.8 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut on May 16, 2021
 
3.38 by cdub70085 from Connecticut on May 01, 2021
 
3 by Enomas from Portugal on Apr 29, 2021
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2.94/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Peach63 from New York

Pours golden yellow with a 2 inch white head, which lasts. Moderate lacing.

Aroma is grassy, bready, metallic, cardboard.

Taste is grass, bread, biscuit malt, slight sweetness.

Light bodied, light carbonation. Semidry finish.

For a pilsner, it's ok.

Apr 15, 2021
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Chocolatefreak from Tennessee

An average tasting euro pale lager. Slight malt up front; flavor dies on the back. Not a lager I would buy again.

Apr 08, 2021
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3.35/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by KT3418 from Colorado

This is pretty good, easily pairs with any food, definitely solid. Not mind blowing or the best beer in the world but yeah I'd absolutely drink it again

Apr 01, 2021
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3.05/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

A bright green 500 ml can poured out a bright and near translucent brew. There's good carbonation and that lends to a pretty decent head. It smells bread-like, so there may be more malt taste than hops. It is very light bodied, but surprisingly full tasting for a mass produced pilsner. Neither taste is particularly pronounced, but the balance between malt and hops is pretty good. Perhaps indicative of the light body, there's no glass lacing. Maybe not the best beer in the world, but it is drinkable with a noticeable pilsner bite.

Mar 28, 2021
 
3.18 by hybridnoisebloom from Wisconsin on Feb 09, 2021
 
3 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois on Feb 05, 2021
 
3.45 by Oleg85 from Russian Federation on Jan 14, 2021
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