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Labatt Blue - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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1,623 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,623
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 23.86%
Wants: 9
Gots: 94 | 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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2.83/5  rDev +7.2%

Appearance - Has a clear golden color with a small head that dissipates instantly. Looks very crisp and has decent lacing.

Smell - Corn, a subtle sweetness, and bread.

Taste - Corn, rice, quite sweet, and some malts.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with medium carbonation.

Overall - This beer is very popular in my area, but this is actually my first time trying it.. It's not the greatest beer out there, but it's not terrible. I don't understand why so many people buy it though.

jsisko01, Feb 28, 2012
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2.63/5  rDev -0.4%

Poured from can into pint glass

Appearance - Pours a light golden color with a billowy white head with huge carbonation bubbles entrapped within. The head fades quickly leaving a very light amount of lacing.

Smell - Corn is the main aroma detected with a slight hint of caramel sweetness in the background.

Taste - A sweeter taste first meet the tongue. Mainly corn in nature. The flavor however slowly bitters as time goes on and leaves a rather subdued taste in the mouth; not a bad one just bitterness.

Mouthfeel - A bit on the thin side with lots of carbonation. Nothing to shout about.

Overall - It is very easy to drink. Its subtle flavor profile and light body and aromas make it very easy to down; like water. Likely would be good on a very hot day when served very cold, otherwise nothing to pine over and just pretty ordinary.

Darkmagus82, Feb 17, 2012
Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 1,623 ratings.