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Carling Black Label Suprême 8.0% - Molson Coors Canada

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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.28
pDev: 17.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Barraclou on 07-19-2005)
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Photo of biboergosum
2.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

355ml can. Still readily available, it would seem.

This beer pours a crystal clear, pale golden colour, with a surprising two fingers of tight, cake-like off-white head, which leaves a crazily uncharacteristic swatch of webbed lace around the glass as it slowly (really?) recedes.

It smells of astringent corn and rice husk, and that adjunct je ne sais quoi. The taste is urp, ugh, oh my freakin' god, gag-worthy boozy sweetness, all dive bar floors, and not much more to relate, I'm afraid, ok, maybe some overwhelmed, weirdly existent biscuit character (WTF?), before that alcohol strength makes itself altogether known.

The bubbles are pretty oppressed, with little to express beyond a subtle wandering, the body a sickly sweet, medium weight monstrosity, smooth in only that particularly creepy way. It finishes on the sweet side, which also includes a hefty dose of overbearing skankiness - blended, in the most perverse sense of the word.

Gah - Black Label is bad enough, so I suppose that this surpasses it progenitor (all things being equal) by way of its elevated ABV, so there, I guess. Malt likka is as malt likka does; yuk, and thanks so much.

biboergosum, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of Viggo
2.6/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Who doesn't enjoy the occasional malt liquor?

Pours a really strange colour, clear, kind of amber, but with a strange unhealthy tinge to it, pretty thick white head forms, settles to a solid layer and laces. Smell is sweet and corny, adjunct city, fruity alcohol, not much else. Taste is super sweet, very sugar, some corn, citrus, alcohol, pretty average. Mouthfeel is light bodied with medium carbonation. Pretty middle of the road as malt liquors go.

Viggo, Jul 15, 2007
Photo of BDTyre
1.6/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Oh God, what is this? It starts off looking...acceptable at best.

Smells industrial, metallic. Adjuncts and alcohol.

And it tastes...of sugar...bleh. Its like someone took Kokanee and added sugar and rubbing alcohol.

I've had worse, but not much. Slick, but tingly mouthfeel. Harsh, bitter alcoholic aftertaste.

I never turn down a free beer, but I wouldn't accept this one again. Unless maybe I was paid to drink it.

BDTyre, Feb 22, 2007
Photo of Barraclou
2.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

You want something cheap to get loaded fast? Here's your man: Carling Black Label (CBL). Since a few months / years, Molson brews a whole family of Black Label economy brands generally available in larger sizes (king cans - 950ml or 1.18L bottles). So, the review is about CBL Supreme 8.0%.

Appearance: Not much to say, except it is another yellow fizzy beer.

Smell: Heavy adjunct smell.

Taste: Adjunct with an alcohol aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Its bubbles burned my palate. I think it is biggest weakness.

Drinkability: Well, it is so hot and humid that I would drink about anything fresh today. Excluding that fact, CBL Supreme 8.0% is surprisely good for a economy strong macro. Ok, it is really not a "vintage" one, but I was expecting worst. At 8%ABV and CAD 4.19 per 1.18L bottle, it delivers what you expect of it.

Barraclou, Jul 19, 2005
Carling Black Label Suprême 8.0% from Molson Coors Canada
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.