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Labatt Blue Light - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Blue LightLabatt Blue Light

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497 Ratings

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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 2.19
pDev: 31.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 25 | 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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1.75/5  rDev -20.1%

PJF12866, Mar 04, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Jenessa, Mar 04, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

rydev24, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of tdm168
2.58/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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.

tdm168, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of Darkmagus82
1.95/5  rDev -11%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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.

Darkmagus82, Feb 29, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

PeteRiz, Feb 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.3%

BMMillsy, Feb 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

animal69, Feb 15, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

nrs207, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of Amalak
1.65/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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.

Amalak, Feb 05, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.3%

dmorgan310, Feb 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

everlong353, Jan 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev +37%

heff316, Jan 23, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

TrojanWheels, Jan 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.3%

acurtis, Jan 17, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

irishkyle21, Jan 16, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

plusorminus, Jan 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

electtodefer, Jan 14, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

SaintJonah, Jan 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

DenverDaveMax, Jan 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

ZPB, Jan 12, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -31.5%

WuAnquo1, Jan 08, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

TCgoalie, Jan 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -8.7%

brenjames, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
2.78/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Labatt Blue Light is number two....gonna drink it with my left over pizza. The beer pours a clear yellow color with an intial foamy white head that dissapates to nothing. The smell and taste is typical...grain with mild hop just enought to attempt to balance the beer. The mouthfeel is light and carbonation is big. Overall is typical....drinkable....but not notable.

WoodBrew, Jan 08, 2012
Labatt Blue Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
54 out of 100 based on 497 ratings.