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Labatt Blue Royale Light - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Blue Royale LightLabatt Blue Royale Light

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BA SCORE
66
poor

36 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 2.56
pDev: 22.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: carpandean on 02-24-2014)
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tdm168

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -21.9%

07-27-2014 22:23:00 | More by tdm168
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gulli

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

07-13-2014 02:05:09 | More by gulli
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +17.2%

07-06-2014 03:29:43 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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22Blue

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

06-29-2014 17:20:43 | More by 22Blue
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bluejacket74

Ohio

2.7/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

24 ounce can, I think I bought this at Kroger or some other grocery store recently. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear straw gold color with an inch white head. Head retention and lacing are both decent enough. Not much to the aroma, just smells like corn and grainy malt to me. I think it tastes pretty much the way it smells, but there's some sweet malt and a white grape flavor noticeable too. It wasn't too bad at first, but I was liking it less and less the closer I got to finishing the can. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's smooth and is well carbonated. I don't think I'd buy this again, but I'd drink it if someone gave me one. I've had far worse brews than this, not bad for being a "light" lager.

Serving type: can

06-27-2014 23:13:28 | More by bluejacket74
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Wortman1998

New York

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

06-25-2014 18:34:17 | More by Wortman1998
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sunnyandovercast

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +36.7%

06-21-2014 00:15:04 | More by sunnyandovercast
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Bigcat21

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -31.6%

06-08-2014 06:13:48 | More by Bigcat21
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a blue 12 oz. bottle. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of corn, some grains. Taste is mild, light grains, a touch of corn, a tad more flavor than your average light beer. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 13:15:20 | More by tone77
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Huge 24 ounce can brewed and bottled where all great Light Canadian lagers are brewed, Rochester, NY of course. This is direct competition with AB's blue bottled Bud Light Platinum weighs in at a 6.1% abv. Pours into a glass pale straw color completely filtered with creamy white textures, fine speckled lacing. Aromatics corn, cereal malts, clean somewhat clean aroma nothing like those malt liquors that normally come in these 24 ounce cans. Flavor fortified sweet flaked corn and cereal notes, cooked veggies, grainy husk notes, mild generic hop burps pretty blah at least it was brewed at High Falls Brewing aka Genesee Brewing. Mouthfeel highly carbonated seltzer water with some slight residual sugars tying all of this together. Not horrible but definitely leaves a lot to desired, What's the guy doing with hoser beer from Canada...I would have thought that Molson Canadian would cease and desist letter for this beer being labeled as a light Canadian Style lager.

Serving type: can

05-28-2014 06:35:45 | More by WVbeergeek
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

05-24-2014 17:57:35 | More by Latarnik
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a light golden color with a one finger head of pure white foam and tons of carbonation bubbles seen streaming up through the brew. The head fades very fast leaving only a trace level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is mainly of a corny and bready nature with some hints of a grainy smell as well as some fruity smells of apricot and peach.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter corny flavor mixed with a lighter level of a bready and doughy tastes. The doughy flavors quickly lose ground leaving only a bready flavor on the tongue that is overall very-very light. The corny sweet flavor fade toward the middle then resurge at the end where they are met with some other flavors of a more papery and light grape taste, leaving one with a somewhat off, but decently crisp, sort of wine like flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is quite high. The higher carbonation and thinner body create a more champagne like feel for the brew which actually matched very well the lighter and somewhat crisp flavors of the beer.

Overall – Not really a super tasty brew, but is has some odd dry champagne like characteristics that make it more drinkable in conjunction with its thinner body and higher carbonation. Too bad for the more corny and papery flavors or actually this may have been a much more enjoyable brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 01:02:03 | More by Darkmagus82
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.53/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Today is a Blue day, what with my having just re-reviewed Bud Light Platinum, which also comes in a pretty blue bottle. I will admit to being a sucker for pretty things and this spent bottle will go on my windowsill to brighten my day as needed.

From the bottle: "Light Canadian Style Lager".

My agro pour netted two fingers of rapidly dissipating fizzy bone-white head with poor retention. Color was a washed-out light yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4) with NE-quality clarity. Nose actually smelled halfway decent, filled with adjuncts like corn, sure, but not in a sickening way like my last review. Mouthfeel was thin, light, ethereal and the taste was like so many of its ilk: slightly husky, some corn, relatively sweet. Finish was semi-sweet and mostly unobtrusive. This would be a great lawnmower beer. Me = damning with faint praise.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 18:33:34 | More by woodychandler
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russwilliam

New York

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

05-05-2014 14:16:58 | More by russwilliam
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ktlthrashers

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

05-01-2014 16:15:52 | More by ktlthrashers
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mpolewan

Ohio

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-01-2014 02:03:03 | More by mpolewan
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-30-2014 01:40:59 | More by TheBigBoy
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -21.9%

04-29-2014 20:36:06 | More by ramrod666
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lagerlover888

Ohio

3.41/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Idk everyone is hating on it of course they are going for the bud platinum crowd and they hit the nail on the head. It has a much better taste its smoother and gives a great drunk fast cause of the high alcohol after 3 of these I was buzz in and after 6 I was feeling real good. Its way better then bud platinum and is wayyy better then any of the ice beers... This is honestly one of my favorite beers because of the high percentage and still smooth.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 21:16:26 | More by lagerlover888
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CountryRock2001

New York

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

04-14-2014 00:38:15 | More by CountryRock2001
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tommy5

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-13-2014 02:16:01 | More by tommy5
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Peanut2074

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

04-12-2014 21:15:37 | More by Peanut2074
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joe12pk

Michigan

3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Got a 24 ounce can on the way home from work. Was looking for something else, but for $1.99, what the heck.

A - Light gold. Half inch head doesn't last long. No lacing.

S - Corn, malt, and a mild booziness.

T - Corn, malt. A nice peppering of hops on the front of the tongue that lingers. Cool! Unfortunately, there is an alcohol/metal taste that lingers also. Not cool.

M - Light

O - Quite refreshing if served ice-cold. The warmer it gets, the more pronounced the booze aftertaste. I really enjoyed this compared to other high alcohol adjuncts. Not great, but I might try it again when the summer heats up.

Serving type: can

04-12-2014 04:33:56 | More by joe12pk
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BrewClint

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +27%

04-08-2014 14:20:56 | More by BrewClint
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themick002


2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

04-07-2014 01:43:01 | More by themick002
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Labatt Blue Royale Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
66 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.