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Labatt Ice - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

169 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 2.62
pDev: 27.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labatt Ice, introduced in 1993, was the world's first Ice-Brewed™ beer and the most successful new brand introduction in Canadian brewing history. Labatt Ice is a fully fermented beer that is allowed to mature at cold temperatures. Labatt Ice uses selected North American hops to complement its smooth, full flavour.

(Beer added by: Todd on 08-30-2001)
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BLACKENEDPLAGUE

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +24%

02-10-2014 21:49:39 | More by BLACKENEDPLAGUE
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

02-01-2014 02:51:36 | More by rypkr
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3/5  rDev +14.5%

01-30-2014 19:53:56 | More by WoodBrew
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brutesdad

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -23.7%

01-29-2014 23:58:21 | More by brutesdad
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Foam

Pennsylvania

2.84/5  rDev +8.4%

After a very expensive car repair that I had to pay for, recently, I wanted some brew that wouldn't further break the bank ... Stopped into my local beer distrib. and spotted this old econo-favorite for a mere $18/case (24 oz. "ghetto cans" as I call them ...)
There's not much depth to be tasted but the respectable 5.6% abv will get the job done when one is on a budget and wants something session-y .
It's no fine German pils/lager but for the money, you can't expect that from this formerly Canadian-brewed swill . Contract-brewed nowadays to I suppose, save money on the shipping over the border (I recall it tasting a bit better when it was still produced up in Canada.)
A few of these big ghetto cans will do ya unless you really wanna crunkify yourself (and I sometimes, do . : )))
No awards for Belgian-like complexity shall be won here but again, it was only $18 for case of the big cans ...

01-14-2014 00:40:00 | More by Foam
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Skillz

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-07-2014 23:56:18 | More by Skillz
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +5%

12-28-2013 04:02:09 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -33.2%

12-09-2013 03:41:42 | More by boszormeny
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

1.5/5  rDev -42.7%

11-27-2013 22:07:06 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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digitalflood

New York

2.75/5  rDev +5%

11-12-2013 01:18:52 | More by digitalflood
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -23.7%

10-31-2013 17:11:29 | More by gr8zehaman
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RHVC59

Oregon

3/5  rDev +14.5%

10-31-2013 17:02:43 | More by RHVC59
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-10-2013 03:46:29 | More by ZachT
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-05-2013 16:34:34 | More by Exeter
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mitch3114

New York

2.41/5  rDev -8%

poured big ass can into weizen glass

A-Light golden straw. When poured into my 10" weizen glass, 10" of off=white head...then the beer started to magically appear! A slight orange hue.

S- sweet, wet hay, corn, caramel, sugar, beer

T- not really sure how to describe the taste on this beer. Nothing is singled out. It's sweet, strong for an American Adjunct...if you agitate in the mouth, you can taste alcohol...

M- Mouthfeel is thin, but not thin enough for the style...

O-overall, as others have said, this isn't bad for an ice beer. Therefore, it's pretty good for it's style. However that's not saying much. What is the draw of this style? To me, it's a cheap buzz. It was Friday night and I had an extra dollar to spend at the grocery store. A stress reliever? A college pre-game in the bar parking lot beer? IDK, it's really not bad, but seriously, what is the purpose of this beer? It's too strong and the mouthfeel is off for a refreshing summer beer while doing work, and it's not really a session beer. ICE beer? IDK what else to say...

10-05-2013 02:31:46 | More by mitch3114
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev +5%

09-22-2013 16:22:38 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-14-2013 12:42:47 | More by ejimhof
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Rheaume17

Vermont

2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-10-2013 17:49:46 | More by Rheaume17
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Cooker_stp

New York

2.75/5  rDev +5%

08-25-2013 00:26:35 | More by Cooker_stp
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gulli

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

08-13-2013 00:00:08 | More by gulli
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Carpentiere

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

08-08-2013 21:22:59 | More by Carpentiere
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fishmich

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +5%

07-29-2013 19:08:30 | More by fishmich
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7beerphil

Maryland

4.65/5  rDev +77.5%

16oz can poured into a pint glass.

Color of the beer is on point for an ice beer. Not too dark of a golden yellow. Good head, fizzy, but stuck around a bit. Lacing was good for an ice beer.

Smells of corn, and 'regular beer'. No off or over boozy smells. Always a plus with an ice beer.

Taste is key with ice beers. This one isn't at all overly boozy. Slight corn taste, but nothing is off. Apparently the original did it right.

Mouthfeel is thin, yet carbonated. Always a plus when this type isn't thick or syruppy.

Overall, this should be the standard, or close to it. An excellent ice beer that is thoroughly enjoyable.

06-20-2013 00:24:48 | More by 7beerphil
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -23.7%

06-16-2013 14:01:42 | More by TheBeeraholic
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

2.58/5  rDev -1.5%

Labatt Ice is by far the best of the ICE beers. Obviously, the consumer needs to realize what this beer is and if you take L. ICE for what it is it's pretty damn good. A tall boy here in Ohio only costs ya $1.19... a good way to get a party started at least.

06-16-2013 03:56:16 | More by ValpoExpo
Labatt Ice from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.