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From the cellar: Carlsberg Elephant Beer

Carlsberg Elephant Beer: vintage poster

ABV: 7.2% Origin: København, Hovedstaden, Denmark Website: Date: 23 October 2000

Another review from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). I’ve left it uncorrected — so please read it in that historical spirit. Elephant Beer is still brewed, as it has been since […]

Amager Imperial Stout

Top Tastings 2009.

A shorter version was originally published in BEER November 2009 as part of a piece about strong ales for winter.

Amager Imperial Stout

ABV: 10.1% Origin: Kastrup, Hovedstaden, Denmark Website:

No roundup of winter brews would be complete without a real imperial stout, and one of the very best I’ve […]