Highlights from the history of Carlsberg
View the highlights of our history. From the birth of JC Jacobsen in 1811 to the extraodinary accomplishments of himself and his son Carl Jacobsen, to becoming one of the biggest brewers in the world.
Chapter 1: 1811 - 1870: Founding Carlsberg
Chapter 2: 1871 - 1914: Old Carlsberg vs. New Carlsberg
Chapter 3: 1915 - 2000: Exporting and Expanding
Chapter 4: 2001 - today: Global brewer
J.C. Jacobsen family archive
Browse through the digitized collection of more than 700 letters, notebooks, drawings & sketches, diplomas and other distinctions from J.C. Jacobsen himself.
Since the first Carlsberg beer was brewed in 1847 the iconic Carlsberg label has gone through many changes and variations.