Carlsberg Beer | Carlsberg Danmark A/S

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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

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
Ratings:
1,569
Reviews:
504
Avg:
3
pDev:
20%
 
 
Wants:
31
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381
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.29/5  rDev +43%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Juiposa
3.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerBobber
3.87/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The look is a nice golden colored beer with a thick, frothy and bubbly white head. Lots of streaming carbonation bubbles visible.
Smells of malts and that familiar skunk smell. Just a touch of the skunk in this one though. Also getting something like crackers. Something like a bit of mineral water smell as well.
Taste is just a touch of metallic flavor coming through otherwise a real nice pilsner balance of malts with some hops coming through towards the back. The carbonation is helping to push the flavors across the tongue.
Mouth feel is just a bit slick with a nice wet finish that helps to wet the old whistle.
Overall I really liked this pilsner. It has a lot of the European lager qualities that really help make this shine. I like that the skunk is not over powering and the flavor profile is pretty darn clean. This also drinks well from a cold 16 oz. can. And the crazy part is I can pick up a shrink wrapped pack of twelve tall cans for a $12 regular price!

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Photo of agreenman19
3.24/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Holderness
3.2/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

L -- Very pale orange. Clear and fizzy, with a moderate bone white head. Surprising amount of lacing for a tallboy that wasn't particularly fresh.
S -- Mild wheat, corn, malts, and dough
T -- Grains, hops, soap(?), and a metallic aftertaste.
F -- Like a strong Heineken

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Photo of joaopmgoncalves
2.46/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Dkline39
3.22/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zrroot
2.96/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Edie
2/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.01/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Typical yellow beer with lots of clarity and carbonation. Aroma hit those Euro lager skunky notes, something I kind of have an affinity for.

Taste has pronounced alcohol relative to its abv and body. Minimal hopping, maximum carbonation, minimal barley. Too distracting of a burn to be a relaxing lawnmower summer kind of beer. Carlsberg just isn't that good no matter what beer they kick down, but at least this isn't as bad as their red.

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Photo of Exeggutor
2.96/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Dean1139
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Kind of like heineken, moosehead and Becks. Ok, but I prefer heineken.

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
2.46/5  rDev -18%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Roberto11232
3.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DanielCseklye
3.14/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RyanKininger
3.31/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of notheroic
3.61/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Not much of a Pilsner guy, but this is my favorite one. Pleasant enough that when I can't have a craft, this'll do.

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Photo of Toza
3.4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaron73
3.55/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of braican
2.85/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tottel
1.96/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ChuckTom
4.19/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisCage
3.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- This isn't much different from any other macro in terms of looks....as it is clear, grassy in color, perhaps with more of a golden tinge than most, and comes with a very nice looking head that starts about two fingers in thickness but does fizzle out rather quickly....it is super white in color. Carbonation looks to be plentiful with many columns of bubbly goodness rising to the top of the liquid and they look burly indeed...somewhat aggressive as well. The lacing is quite nice on this one, with a fair bit of creamy white foam sticking to the side of my glass...I'm impressed by it actually!

S- Not bad really....there is some pungent skunk for sure, but I do detect some malt sweetness, dry grassy notes, slightly citrus like zest, soda crackers and some bitter hop presence on the finish.....better than average!

T- Follows the aromas a fair bit....provides that Pilsener tang that I enjoy but to a lesser extent than say Urquell or Golden Pheasant. It still has that mass produced quality about it to a point....it's clean as though there is rice used in the mash, but I can't be certain.....I did buy a can and there is a slight tin quality about it....The finish has a decent hop bitterness and even some floral notes.....makes a decently flavored brew!

M/O- Light bodied, plenty of palate scrubbing carbonation and lots of zesty flavor bursts from the aggressive nature of said carbonation.....it's a very decent Euro lager and I would say could do as a solid entry level Pils style beer.....nothing about makes me not want to drink it, and I'd buy it again, when I want something simple but with some flavor.....above average for what it is!

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Photo of Commandophile
4.02/5  rDev +34%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Extol
4.19/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - gold in color, good clarity, and good lacing. Smell - slight bready and slight hops. Taste - really smooth. Solid all across the board. Definitely refreshing. Overall - nice solid beer and if I ever see it on tap, I might have to try that. First time having this beer, but won't be the last.

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Carlsberg Beer from Carlsberg Danmark A/S
3 out of 5 based on 1,569 ratings.
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