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Labatt Blue - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
63
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1,527 Ratings
THE BROS
62
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Ratings: 1,527
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 23.48%
Wants: 9
Gots: 68 | 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.

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Maine

4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

07-19-2014 21:17:29 | More by StangT5
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keytonic


4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

03-14-2012 23:37:39 | More by keytonic
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BuffaloBilly

New York

4.72/5  rDev +78.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the best beers i've ever had, I can't believe some of these reviews. This is my favorite beer, this and moslon canadian. Defiently my beer of choice. Pours a nice golden colour, with a nice tall frothy head. This is a great beer hands down. I love it in a cold glass, in a can, I just love it. My absolute favorite beer, if you are looking for a great beer this is it. Two thumbs way up. This beer is definetly recommend, these reviews are messed up, this is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2005 01:48:51 | More by BuffaloBilly
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

02-09-2013 18:32:38 | More by tyleeis
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

06-02-2013 00:34:42 | More by ryanbayv
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

04-12-2012 23:08:36 | More by elixerOFkings
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wikiwreck1776

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

07-17-2014 00:44:25 | More by wikiwreck1776
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Peter

New York

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

03-02-2012 02:21:19 | More by Peter
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

04-16-2013 16:57:29 | More by KS1297
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

01-16-2012 00:36:00 | More by sunavamitch
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recons54

Maine

4.38/5  rDev +65.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Decent head that melts away pretty quick. Light yellow/straw in color.

S - Nothing setting your nose on fire here, simple.

T - Taste is very good too ME, for what it is anyway. A very nice balance, nothing over the top, yet it still has decent body that tastes like beer... not to watery.

M - Above average for a macro.

D - I can drink these all day (and never seem to get a hangover if I do). Great beer for the weekend BBQ or watching the ball game.

Labatts Blue is one of my all time favorites. To me it has a much better taste and body then your average domestic beer (i.e. Coors, Bud, etc.), which drives it's drinkability in my book.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2009 15:55:34 | More by recons54
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Scarvingdozen87

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +64.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S: Smells like it has a slight caramel malt taste, but not an over powering one.

T: Smooth, non-heavy beer! This beer definitely stands out among most beers! Great taste!

O: Definitely a beer to try. My good friend tried it, and labatte became his all time favorite beer. This has always been my favorite! A distinct taste with this beer! Great and amazing taste of Canada!

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 03:39:32 | More by Scarvingdozen87
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7beerphil

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +64.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

24oz can into a pint glass

Light golden color. Head fizzes quickly, then dissipates with good lacing.

Not much of a smell going on here. Really can't pick up anything.

Taste is refreshingly mild. Not overly sweet, not bitter. And surprisingly not extra corn-filled. It is pleasant.

Mouthfeel is thin, with the proper amount of carbonation. Not overly bubbly, which is a good thing.

Overall, this is a quality Canadian Lager. Anyone who appreciates a simple, yet refreshing brew can appreciate this. No need at all to bash it, as it does indeed have its place in the beer world.

Serving type: can

06-20-2013 00:33:59 | More by 7beerphil
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vicg12

New York

4.28/5  rDev +62.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Best macro you can buy. If I don't feel like spending the money on a micro I pick up some of these. It is on the lighter side but to to light that you can't taste the pilsner flavor, I love pilsners. I can and have drank many in one night with no problem. I attend college near Canada and they are cheaper up here which is what mainly got me started on them, a giant leap in taste from the normal college beer of keystone light, blah. The beer is admititly better in Canada, they are keeping the good stuff for them selves. Ontop of all that they give away cool stuff in thier 24's certain times of the year. Recomend bottles in America and Drafts in Canada.

Serving type: bottle

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Georgia

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4.25/5  rDev +61%

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Florida

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PeskySaurus

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +59.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Labatt Blue is definitely my favorite beer to drink. The taste is not exceptional the way expensive imports are, rather it is simply a macro brew of Canada. However, I like this beer much better than Budweiser, and the reason ultimately is taste. It has that American Domestic taste like A.B. beers do, yet it is gently covered with some kind of import taste. The beer is easy to get down, meaning not super filling like the fancy dark brews I like to import. The appearance makes no difference to me, it just seems gold like Budweiser, but the smell, like the taste, has an air of import to it if just barely.

This beer is not too heavy, yet not too light. The way I would sum up Labatt Blue for you is "the best of both worlds".

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2009 20:14:16 | More by PeskySaurus
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4.13/5  rDev +56.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For all the mass-produced North America beers out there, this one tastes the best. Keep in mind, make sure you drink it cold, or it won't taste good (perhaps it's b/c there are no preservatives in this beer)? Anyway, this beer actually has a pleasant taste, no aftertaste, and is best among beers priced in the same catagory such as Bud, Miller Lite and Coors.

Serving type: can

11-12-2012 12:31:24 | More by michiganman48846
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Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 1,527 ratings.