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Carlsberg Beer | Carlsberg Danmark A/S

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,188
Reviews:
511
Ratings:
1,594
pDev:
19.93%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
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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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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gyro555in
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Frankgabriel2383
4.45/5  rDev +47.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pcbnumber1
2.59/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CNoj012
3.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer pours a crystal clear bright golden color with a one finger, dense white head that dissipates quickly to a 1/4 inch ring around the glass. There are a few spots of lacing left behind, but it's very minimal.

Smell is pretty basic. Grass, bready malts, grain, a hint of skunk and a bit of sweetness when it warms.

Taste is the same, but even more bland. Calling this beer a pilsner is a misnomer in my opinion. Same way Miller Lite claims pilsner status.

Feel is light and smooth with moderate carbonation. Very easy drinking.

Overall this beer isn't great. 10+ years ago when they were the shirt sponsor and main sponsor of Liverpool FC, I used to drink this beer while watching their matches, so it will always hold a special place in my heart, but it's really not that good. No idea how they can call this a German pilsner.

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Photo of bb-magic
2.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KMillard
3.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours darker than most lagers with a substantial head that quickly dissipates. Hops are their in the beginning then a heavier than normal slightly copper malt flavor. This is the cheapest on the shelf in many European countries and for a low price point this is fantastic beer. Freshest in cans.

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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.99/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Carlsberg Denmark A/S "Carlsberg"
330 ml. green glass bottle, no apparent freshness dating
$2 @ Weis Market #231, Conshohocken, PA

Look: Fingerprint-through-the-glass clarity in a golden body beneath a fluffy head of white that settles to a creamy cap. Better than average head retention and lacing.
Smell: Fresh. Spicy and grassy hops over a sweet, grainy and cereal-like malt base.
Taste: As the aroma suggests with a hint of apple-like fruitiness. Moderately bitter and balanced towards sweetness, just barely drying in the finish where the hops shine.
Feel: Medium-light in body and gently crisp then smooth across the palate.
Overall: Obviously designed to be served cold, it's a little sweet when warm, although never cloying. A high quality European pilsner.

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Photo of fthegiants
2.24/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Cristoph
2.25/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Patches826
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
2.19/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of IronLover
3.09/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden yellow in color with an orange hue with perfect clarity. Poured with a short, soapy, bright white foam with low retention. Light bready malt aroma. No hop aroma. Medium light bodied with medium light carbonation and a thin, watery feel. Stale, bready malt flavor up front that transitions to a light hop bitterness followed by herbal hop flavors to the end. Finished semi-dryly with light caramel malt notes, stale bready malt and light unpleasant spicy herbal flavors. Lifeless and nearly flavorless, but generally unoffensive.

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Photo of monkist
4.17/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JLaw55
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Gemini6
3.29/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vetbidder
2.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This beer has a very light see through look with lots of carbonation bubbles. Smells like a ballgame beer, biscuit malt scented. Flavor is not my favorite but I will call it biscuit like with a slightly metallic flavored hop end. Quite carbonated feel with a fairly light to slightly creamy body.

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Carlsberg Beer from Carlsberg Danmark A/S
Beer rating: 3.01 out of 5 with 1,594 ratings
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