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Labatt Blue Light - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Blue LightLabatt Blue Light

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BA SCORE
54
awful

454 Ratings
THE BROS
39
awful

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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 2.19
pDev: 30.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labatt Blue Light was introduced in 1983 as a lower-alcohol, lower-calorie version of Canada’s most popular brand. Blue Light uses specially selected North American aromatic hops and the same strain of lager yeast as the one used to produce Labatt Blue. The result is a crisp, clean and delicately balanced beer, with a slight sweetness and citrus-like hop character.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-22-2001)
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wailingwench

New Mexico

1/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Eye Candy: Transparent yellow-like, not even yellow..

The nose knows: let Blue Light warm, then smell it. It smells like vomit in a bottle.

Tongueland: The taste gives me the creeps. I actually have gagged while drinking Blue Light.

Bender Factor:If for some reason you decide that tonight is crappy Canadian beer night, Molson Canadian is the best choice. Everyone here in Buffalo thinks that Blue/Blue Light is the the sheezy, I say it makes me queasy. Labatt Blue is a sad excuse for a beer. It should be put out of it's misery. I feel bad for Canadian citizens who are exposed to Blue on a daily basis. That and the dude on hockey night.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2004 23:46:45 | More by wailingwench
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

1/5  rDev -54.3%

09-07-2012 03:18:37 | More by sethmcconkey
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nyyfanatic213

New York

1/5  rDev -54.3%

07-08-2013 23:06:13 | More by nyyfanatic213
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Rons35

Michigan

1/5  rDev -54.3%

03-06-2014 02:28:25 | More by Rons35
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Lare453

Florida

1/5  rDev -54.3%

05-12-2013 15:51:06 | More by Lare453
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BMMillsy

Florida

1/5  rDev -54.3%

02-15-2012 22:43:48 | More by BMMillsy
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AMCimpi

New York

1/5  rDev -54.3%

05-27-2014 13:48:03 | More by AMCimpi
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dmorgan310

Panama

1/5  rDev -54.3%

02-02-2012 23:34:17 | More by dmorgan310
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

1/5  rDev -54.3%

12-06-2011 18:13:56 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

1/5  rDev -54.3%

04-16-2014 01:15:53 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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Dogbrick

Ohio

1/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Had a can of this and a can of Michelob Light at a Bluejackets game. Back and forth I went between the two, back and forth, Labatt and Michelob, Michelob and Labatt. There literally was no difference. Both had next to no aroma or flavor. Both sucked sour frog ass. Taste tests between two crappy beers are not fun. At least they were free.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2003 07:33:48 | More by Dogbrick
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valianes

Ontario (Canada)

1/5  rDev -54.3%

10-16-2013 20:05:37 | More by valianes
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -54.3%

03-21-2012 02:44:54 | More by randylangford
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jordand3

Michigan

1/5  rDev -54.3%

02-13-2014 23:48:15 | More by jordand3
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

1.02/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Despite being thirsty and there being only this and hard liquor, I regret trying to swallow even one mouthfeel. It has no head, is yellow, and smells like beer and soap detergent. The taste is acidic water. Metallic ugh! aftertaste.Fizzy carbonation, watery.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2006 03:06:27 | More by Sammy
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GoalieRon33

Pennsylvania

1.13/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I'm not even gonna break down each catagory. Everything that could go wrong with a beer is present in LBL. It tastes bad, smells a little like something spoiled? I dont even know what, but the taste is yucky. How could a respectable brewer put this product on the shelves? Light beer fiends that don't belong to BA probably love this stuff. They think it saves calories so they immediately buy it and pretend to like it becuase they think its healthy. Overall, I'd buy keystone light over this any day of the week, which says a lot about how i feel about LBL.

Serving type: can

10-23-2009 00:35:42 | More by GoalieRon33
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

1.15/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Okay this is simple, imagine Labatt's Blue which is relatively lighter american style lager, now imagine that same beer watered down. I don't know how they can get away making artificial beer, this just isn't beer. It smells of a mild malt sweetness very faint, no sign of hops here just chemical ridden stench. This is one poorly made beer that just over did it on the water and left out beer. Appears yellow and very fizzy (artificial carbonation), with a very thin head even when I poured it straight into the glass with no tilt. The bubbles are still rising from the bottom of the glass much like seltzer water, which also explains the mouthfeel of this beer. In the taste it is a very nasty watered down flavor that isn't sweet and isn't bitter it's just straight gross and unappetizing. There is no finish to speak of here, just blandness absolutely no flavor. You may have to take in a keg IV of this on to get a buzz, it is that watery. I don't ever picture myself drinking this beer ever again, no matter what.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2003 01:44:13 | More by WVbeergeek
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mikeal1917

Michigan

1.18/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I thought maybe this could be the saving grace for the Labatt name in my book....I was wrong

Appearance- Even worse than it's "full-bodied" counterpart. A completely white initial head that flat lines in under 2 minutes. Typical golden Pilsner color.

Smell- Pungent, but nothing going on what so ever.

Taste- Awful, flavorless and watery. A complete waste of time. I would't play beer pong with this.

Mouthfeel- Watery with no substance. If it wasn't for the fact that my mouth felt liquid, I would have never known I was drinking a beer

Drinkability- Null and Void

Serving type: can

03-03-2009 02:16:27 | More by mikeal1917
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rye726

Colorado

1.18/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

The website says, "Crisp, clean and delicately balanced in its flavour delivery. A hint of aromatic hop with slight sweetness and fruity character." That really sums this beer up perfectly, not. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Almost no aroma, very light malts and yeast. Watery body with almost no flavor. It's drinkable, but so is water. I think I'll have a water.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2008 23:35:29 | More by rye726
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Todd

Colorado

1.2/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Presentation: 11.5oz brown twist-off top bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Extremely pale, straw yellow in colour with a foamy pure white head. Starts of pillowy then settles to a creamy lace with stick on the glass.

Smell: Extremely faint grain and floral aroma. Nothing going on here.

Taste: No malt body, sweetness of character. There's some dry grain flavour/tannin/feel on the palate, but that's it. Fizzy, light soda water, in feel and partially in taste. Beer goes twangy (slight citrus, lime bite) for a brief, split second, then back to the grain. Very crisp and dry.

Notes: There's absolutely nothing to this beer. It still has 111 calories which nearly the same as a Guinness Draught at 115, by the same volume.

Why? Why make it? Why drink it? Why does "light" have to mean lack of character?

Just wrong ... no better or worse than any other mainstream "light" or "lite" or "lacking" beer. I have to say it again ... Why?

Who drinks this stuff anyway? I'd like to meet them and take them out for some real beer. That, or jab them repeatedly in the kidneys until they switch brands -- the later might prove cheaper and more fun.

My rant is complete ...

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2001 19:26:16 | More by Todd
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DruC4

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

06-18-2012 19:42:15 | More by DruC4
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traumaqueen


1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

04-03-2012 04:46:30 | More by traumaqueen
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bewareOFpenguin

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I guess after the Labatt bear finishes the regular Labatt's, he produces this. It is very light, with no taste. Take away the carbonation, amd it would be just runoff. This stuff is just plain awefull.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2002 07:39:20 | More by bewareOFpenguin
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TimRex

New York

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

02-28-2013 17:49:13 | More by TimRex
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pandow

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

07-22-2012 20:57:54 | More by pandow
Labatt Blue Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
54 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.