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Labatt Blue - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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1,671 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,671
Reviews: 588
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 23.86%
Wants: 11
Gots: 111 | 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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5/5  rDev +89.4%

HarryHood, Dec 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +89.4%

Great beer. Full flavor.

Ziggyheide2, Tuesday at 12:25 AM
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5/5  rDev +89.4%

strongbo8, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +89.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

StangT5, Jul 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +79.9%

keytonic, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of BuffaloBilly
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.

BuffaloBilly, Aug 08, 2005
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

tyleeis, Feb 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

ryanbayv, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

elixerOFkings, Apr 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

Peter, Mar 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

KS1297, Apr 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +70.5%

sunavamitch, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of recons54
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.

recons54, Apr 11, 2009
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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!

Scarvingdozen87, Oct 21, 2013
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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.

7beerphil, Jun 20, 2013
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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.

vicg12, Sep 10, 2008
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RWiley, Apr 22, 2012
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Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 1,671 ratings.