Carlsberg Beer | Carlsberg Danmark A/S

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BA SCORE
3.01/5
1,588 Ratings
Carlsberg BeerCarlsberg Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,719
Reviews:
511
Ratings:
1,588
pDev:
19.93%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
394
Trade:
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Photo of LucMcD17
2.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TeachChefs
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.61/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of insouciantx
3.47/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OzmanBey
1.21/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Overall this beer didn't do it for me, it has a funky smell, the taste and body is too late for my liking,

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Photo of Brolo75
3.27/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

1000 ml can poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a straw pale yellow with a bright white head, good amount of carbonation, no retention or lacing.

A: Subtle aromas of lemon grass, grain, spice, honey, bready malts.

T: Grain, spice, light bitterness in the middle, finish has lemon and bready malts, crisp and refreshing taste.

M: Light bodied with a crisp, clean finish, very light on the palate, easy to drink.

O: Not that flavorful or aromatic but definitely very drinkable, would pair well with a hot summer southern CA day while working around the house or grilling.

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Photo of Metalsnota
3.42/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3.25/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pat61
3.25/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: brilliant gold under a 1/2" layer of white foam with moderate to poor retention

S: light bread crumb, traces of hop spice and a hint of sulfur

T: Lightly sweet bread crumb leads the flavors with mild hop spice, and a trace of apple. On the finish, mild bitterness and slight acid tartness fade into a gentle drying

F: The body is light and the carbonation is medium high

O: The beer is fairly well balanced and drinkable but the brewer should do more to protect the beer from becoming light struck.

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Photo of NeilSilber1
3.58/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Clean, smooth, whimpy and easy drinking pilsner.

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Photo of MVanTryke
2.39/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A poor man's Heineken. Ok, a poor already-intoxicated man's Heineken. Sorry, I just don't know how such a taste is 'good'. But, to each his Danish own.

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Photo of sineone
3.46/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sometimesibreathe
4/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nobledust
3.07/5  rDev +2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AfricanPete14
1.83/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

I bought a thousand milliliter can of this and it poured out a clear yellow color with a thick somewhat creamy head. It had a very strong sour grain smell with a little smell of malt and hops typical of a heavy lager. The taste was malty and metallic with a light taste of hops but was mostly overpowered by a wheaty/grainy taste. The aftertaste was very metallic and unpleasant.

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Photo of Dface
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gajo74
3.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I had this one on tap on multiple occasions while in Europe.
Pours an amazingly clear yellow straw color that displays a modest head that retains quite well.
The taste and aroma are aligned, mostly clean and with a slight malt sweetness. A tiny prickle of noble hops balances things out. Dry and lemony in the finish. Light and crisp, very easy to drink and refreshing on a summer day.
This was not all that bad and was arguably the best macro euro lager I had while abroad.

P.S. I can see how the bottle would cause slinky aromas, however, due to having it on draft, I didn't get any. I would recommend draft as the serving choice for this one.

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Photo of migleskun
2.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of FadetoBock
2.88/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TPZEM
2.34/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a very clear straw golden. Thick foamy head that seems to dissipate faster than it should. Doesn't keep that nice appealing look like most Euro lagers I know. Smells strongly of a mixture of hops that blend together so well to form a mild skunk smell that I can't disseminate what they actually are. Tastes of a slight citrusy nature, but more of a sweetened maltiness. The only taste I am getting after the swallow is a bready or ricey taste. Light carbonation. Overall, could use some work. Not the best Pilsner I have ever had the pleasure of trying. Just average.

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Photo of Yeldarb92
2.52/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mamaraza
2.63/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of drmeto
2.26/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Canned version, brewed at Holsten, Germany

L:
-pours a clear straw golden with a medium to big, foamy,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-grainy,spicy,lemon,slight sulfur,cereals,honey
T:
-lemon,oranges,pears,honey,grainy,chalky,dusty
-low bitterniss for the style
-finishes dry
F:
-low to medium carbonation
-light, watery body
O:
Bad, even for a Euro Lager.

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