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Carling Black Label - Molson Coors Canada

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Carling Black LabelCarling Black Label

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BA SCORE
60
poor

142 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 2.42
pDev: 31.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A contemporary lager beer with a light, crisp, refreshing aroma and taste.

(Beer added by: Shiloh on 02-17-2003)
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Reviews by canadianbarman:
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canadianbarman

Alberta (Canada)

2.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

--black can, with no freshness date found
--poured a clear, light golden in color. Head was nice but left way too quickly
--The smell was very, very average
Not a very impressive beer. There are many other better session beers if that is what you are looking for. I wouldn't turn it down if a friend offered me one, but I would not purchase again.
Thx

Serving type: can

06-18-2004 17:32:47 | More by canadianbarman
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Carling Black Label from Molson Coors Canada
60 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.