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Labatt Blue - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

1,587 Ratings
THE BROS
62
poor

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Ratings: 1,587
Reviews: 580
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 23.86%
Wants: 9
Gots: 85 | 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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bignick

Massachusetts

1.4/5  rDev -47%

On tap at a Celtics game 4/20/06. Served in a 16oz plastic cup.

This beer is absolutely atrocious. There is no flavor to it whatsoever. It is like drinking flat, flavorless soda. I would take Bud over this any day of the week. It is truly repulsive due to its absolute lack of flavor.

04-20-2006 04:11:08 | More by bignick
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

1.4/5  rDev -47%

Poured out of a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A--Egg white head that quickly disappears. Straw yellow body.

S--Strong sulfur smell. Watery smell.

T--Faint malt. No perceptible hops. Mineral sulfur taste.

M--thin

D--Just not very good even for this style. Bud of the North.

02-09-2008 16:50:03 | More by jneiswender
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

1.45/5  rDev -45.1%

Poured a straw yellow with a 1" head composed of very cheap bubbles which quickly dissipated and left no trace of head at all. Mildy sweet with almost no taste at all. Really about as boring a beer as you can get.

Years ago before I was into drinking and beer I asked a bartender for a good beer I should try. He said Labatt Blue, and I didn't notice anything wrong with it at the time. I know now one of several things were going on a) I was being hazed as a new drinker or a newbie to that bar, or b) He had some Labatt Blue he was having trouble getting rid of, or c) He was an idiot. Guess I'll never really know which one it was.

10-17-2010 10:38:42 | More by MoreThanWine
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tbryan5

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-19-2013 03:14:48 | More by tbryan5
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

02-08-2014 17:45:45 | More by DWolf
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rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

Very light in texture and flavour, slightly sweet, short finish, very watery, and slightly chemically finish, its obvious that they use the cheapest ingredients possible, not good at all.

08-17-2002 18:05:35 | More by rastaman
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acurtis

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-17-2012 21:41:03 | More by acurtis
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traumaqueen


1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

04-03-2012 04:44:42 | More by traumaqueen
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

04-13-2013 18:46:54 | More by chim52chim
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WeizenMike

Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

07-14-2013 23:25:22 | More by WeizenMike
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CortexBomb

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

Standard fare macro brew that many people I know are quite fond of. Pours out light yellow with little to no aroma to speak of.

The mediocre nature continues with the flavour, very light, slightly sweet but watery (though not *quite* as bad as American macros) and completely unremarkable.

I'll take Labatt over American macros, but that's certainly not saying much.

01-13-2004 00:39:48 | More by CortexBomb
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TimRex

New York

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

02-28-2013 17:48:54 | More by TimRex
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Mr_Rocca

Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

09-26-2013 08:18:59 | More by Mr_Rocca
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

02-02-2012 03:04:10 | More by slimntubbs
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hockeybarbie

Alberta (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-15-2012 16:52:05 | More by hockeybarbie
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dante23x

New York

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

11-21-2012 17:52:27 | More by dante23x
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-08-2014 22:13:09 | More by Jotora
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asull238

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

07-08-2013 15:41:04 | More by asull238
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

02-10-2012 19:49:02 | More by oldp0rt
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godmare

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-06-2012 05:33:43 | More by godmare
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khargro2

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

01-11-2012 20:46:46 | More by khargro2
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

07-22-2014 21:04:55 | More by green_plastic
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NateMac13

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

08-17-2012 17:29:50 | More by NateMac13
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miwestcoaster

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

10-12-2013 21:48:37 | More by miwestcoaster
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Rons35

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

02-19-2013 22:24:52 | More by Rons35
Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 1,587 ratings.