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Labatt Blue Light - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
54
awful

487 Ratings
THE BROS
39
awful

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 2.19
pDev: 30.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 23 | 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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sames6840


2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-09-2012 03:41:49 | More by sames6840
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Jared2287


2.75/5  rDev +25.6%

04-03-2012 19:32:32 | More by Jared2287
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traumaqueen


1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

04-03-2012 04:46:30 | More by traumaqueen
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hardy008

Minnesota

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

Pours clear pale yellow with a small white head with poor retention. Smells somewhat like corn and like nothing else. Talk about bland.

Tastes somewhat like corn and grain, but mostly like water. Why bother to make this? Why did I bother to drink this left over beer flavored water?

Thin bodied, average carbonation. Doesn't have much in the way of aroma, taste, or character. A failure of a beer in about every way possible.

Reviewed from notes.

04-01-2012 02:57:55 | More by hardy008
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

1.75/5  rDev -20.1%

03-28-2012 20:12:10 | More by TheRuss9585
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mzeld

Michigan

2/5  rDev -8.7%

03-27-2012 04:49:37 | More by mzeld
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VonZipper

New York

1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

03-27-2012 00:59:37 | More by VonZipper
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zoso1967

Michigan

2/5  rDev -8.7%

03-25-2012 21:31:37 | More by zoso1967
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szmnnl99

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-24-2012 15:45:05 | More by szmnnl99
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -54.3%

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

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

03-16-2012 14:07:28 | More by BigCheese
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.63/5  rDev +20.1%

Served in a bottle at Admiral's Club at YYZ (Toronto, ON)

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with a moderate amount of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy white head that reduces to a thin patch and thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate lacing is observed.

S: Very sweet aromas of adjunct malts - including both grains and corn - along with a very light hint of hops.

T: Again, the flavor follows the smell of this beer... Light flavors of adjunct malts featuring both sweet grains and malts. There are some slightly skunky hints to the flavor of this beer and a light hop bitterness in the finish.

M: Served extremely cold, the mouthfeel was very light and thin/watery with a moderate amount of carbonation.

O: Very light an easy to drink and refreshing when it is really cold. Sessionable but not a beer that I'm going to go back to often - maybe best served when fishing. Definitely recommend drinking this beer when it is very cold.

03-14-2012 17:25:09 | More by dbrauneis
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bakerm3

New York

1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

03-13-2012 00:32:54 | More by bakerm3
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OldTime

Georgia

2/5  rDev -8.7%

03-10-2012 06:45:58 | More by OldTime
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dhep16

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-08-2012 05:18:26 | More by dhep16
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PJF12866

New York

1.75/5  rDev -20.1%

03-04-2012 12:48:20 | More by PJF12866
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Jenessa

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-04-2012 02:39:55 | More by Jenessa
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -8.7%

03-02-2012 02:22:22 | More by rydev24
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.58/5  rDev +17.8%

Pours a translucent, golden yellow with a ton of carbonation rising to the top. There is some loose, soapy head when first poured but it quickly fizzes away to nothing. The smell is incredibly faint; sweet and grainy. The flavor is a little more than I expected. It's light and hardly intense, but lightly grainy and grassy with just enough hop character to keep me interested. The mouthfeel is very light and crisp.

This isn't a great beer, but for the style it has more flavor than most others. It's drinkable and refreshing. This isn't my style of choice, but this is a light beer I wouldn't mind having again.

03-01-2012 15:58:48 | More by tdm168
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

1.95/5  rDev -11%

Poured from can into pint glass

Appearance – The brew has light golden colored body and formed a large head upon pouring. The head faded fast giving almost no lacing.

Smell – Not much in the nose at all. A little bit of breadiness and some corn, but not much else.

Taste - A very light corn taste with the slightest bit of sweet caramel.

Mouthfeel – Very light bodied and a moderate level of carbonation. It is kind of like drinking a flavored seltzer water, but with a bit less carbonation.

Overall – As for light beers, this is not the greatest to say the least. If you really want a light beer do something like a Sam Adams light or a other lower abv. beers (such as Guinness Draught). This is not the best.

02-29-2012 02:17:54 | More by Darkmagus82
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -8.7%

02-22-2012 00:22:06 | More by PeteRiz
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BMMillsy

Florida

1/5  rDev -54.3%

02-15-2012 22:43:48 | More by BMMillsy
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animal69

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -8.7%

02-15-2012 19:13:01 | More by animal69
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

02-11-2012 22:45:51 | More by nrs207
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Amalak

New York

1.65/5  rDev -24.7%

To be honest, this isn't far off of a Labatt. I guess as far as macro light beers go, it's not hideous. There's a mild maltiness to it, some wheat. Kind of sour and a mist of skunk to it.

The color is clear straw and bubbly, with something of a head and no lacing. Malt scent. Basically what you would expect.

02-05-2012 22:16:07 | More by Amalak
Labatt Blue Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
54 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.