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Labatt Blue - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

1,532 Ratings
THE BROS
62
poor

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Ratings: 1,532
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 23.48%
Wants: 9
Gots: 72 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labatt Blue is the best-selling Canadian beer in the world. Introduced in 1951 as Labatt Pilsener, it was named for the colour of its label by fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football team. Blue was the first brand in Canada with a twist-off cap and won the silver medal in the International Lager category at the 1998 Brewing Industry International Awards. Labatt Blue, brewed using specially selected aromatic hops, is a well-balanced, fully matured, full-flavoured beer with a fruity character and a slightly sweet aftertaste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-30-2001)
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on tap in minnesota was pleasantly suprised!

pours deep golden with a 1" white head. Good head retention & lacing

Smell: Slight fruit notes, not much else

Taste: Clean & malty with a slight fruitiness. Finished pretty malty

MF: Good balance & carbonation

Pretty darn drinkable. Was skeptical, so I had 2 more. This was tasty. I would say this beer must need to turn quick to stay in form, but maybe it just hit the right notes that evening

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2006 03:45:51 | More by russpowell
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Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 1,532 ratings.