Labatt Ice
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #223
Ranked #29,188
2.66 | pDev: 27.44%
Sep 16, 2023
Aug 30, 2001
Labatt Ice, introduced in 1993, was the world's first Ice-Brewed™ beer and the most successful new brand introduction in Canadian brewing history. Labatt Ice is a fully fermented beer that is allowed to mature at cold temperatures. Labatt Ice uses selected North American hops to complement its smooth, full flavour.
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Rated: 2.91 by SharPei19 from Ohio

Sep 16, 2023
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Reviewed by RollingRockRollingRocker from Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
It's not a bad beer by any means, but fairly cheap looking, tasting and smelling. The feeling is smooth and vibrant, saving it from falling below average.
Apr 27, 2023
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Reviewed by xolectic from Ohio

3.45/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
L: Standard straw yellow lager color. Head looks okay but fades away quick.
S: Hard to really smell much. Malt, a bit of alcohol, and the usual corn adjuncts.
T: Possibly the most well rounded of the macro "Ice" beers. Corn, grassy hops, you can taste a bit of alcohol and the sweetness, but not offensive. You get a hint of the sour aftertaste like Milwaukees Best Ice, etc. but much less strong. It has a bit of that soy sauce taste you get in stronger beers, which I like. Not overwhelmed by corn sweetness or sour aftertaste.
F: Less carbonated than some ice beers. Very refreshing and easy to drink.
Overall: Definitely one of the best for the category. A very solid go-to for cheap beer enthusiasts.
Jan 01, 2023
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Reviewed by datstankadank from New Jersey

2.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
American brewed, faint lacing. 1 finger rapidly fading head. taste of adjunct beer with a splash at the finish of vodka. not very good, priced accordingly. this is one whole dollar cheaper than a weaker imported labatt bleue single
Oct 07, 2022
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Reviewed by DrOfGolf from Delaware

2.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
The local beer store has been really good about single purchases of their beers and this was another that I picked up. Poured into a clear glass and the color was a light golden with a small white head. The smell was beer-like, nothing really special. Taste was okay and not as good as I expected. Would I drink it again? Sure, but I can’t say that I would seek it out.
Jul 27, 2022
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
24oz can. Poured out a clear, straw-yellow color with a small, fizzy, white head of bubbly foam. It left no lacing at all. It smelled of caramel, grains, corn and some grassy notes. Sweet caramel and grain taste with a bitter bite. Crisp and sharp.
Jun 26, 2022
Rated: 2.49 by Danzifer from Ohio

Jun 15, 2022
Rated: 2.52 by gardner254 from Ohio

May 26, 2022
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

2.2/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5
Purchased as a single bottle from the nearest Citgo for $1.99. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

L - Clear gold, with a minimal pale white head.
S - Corn flakes, biscuit, and grass.
T - Follows nose exactly. Finish is very clean.
F - Light-bodied; well-carbonated. Super drinkable. Refreshing.
O - It's a cheap macro, with simple flavors and barely a smell. However, this is one of the more palatable ones. I'd put this on-par with Natty Ice or Bud Ice, but there are definitely better macros for the price point that fit the vibe of this one. Probably won't buy again, but it's not too bad.
Apr 21, 2022
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

3.15/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Embarking on an Adjunct Adventure lately, seeing if I can find a commercial macro that competes with or bests PBR for my taste buds. This one is pretty decent - no offensive smells or flavors. A light-bodied, easy-drinking bready malt, but not as good as Labatt Blue all-around.
Apr 20, 2022
Rated: 2.43 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 17, 2022
Rated: 2.34 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 29, 2021
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

3.36/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
24oz can stamped B19127 poured into a becher glass at fridge temp 5.6% ABV. The beer pours bright light golden in color with off white head. The head recedes to a thin ring and single layer of bubbles. Minimal lacing. The aroma is faint with vague corny and grainy notes. The taste is semisweet corn plus stewed mixed vegetables and vegetable oil. Minimal bitterness and a hint of tart. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation and somewhat dry finish. Overall, not great, but it appears to be over two years old from the stamp. I'd drink again in the right setting with a fresher sample.
Oct 03, 2021
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Reviewed by WaterBoar from Pennsylvania

3.36/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
It is a Canadian Adjunct Lager that you can only get in Canada. If you are in America you will only be able to get the "Brewed in America" water, grain, and freeze method. This is watching hockey or football beer. This is a summer and it is a hot day, or Oktoberfest is over. or your hockey team made it to the playoffs. Not sure why it is only getting a 65 but I liked it! It is smooth, drinkable, and has taste notes of adjuncts. The Maple leaf on the front fools Americans into buying a 30 pack for dirt cheap, calling it Canadian and even making a joke about the metric system, saying eh or cracks about geese, moose, and maple syrup.
Sep 18, 2021
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Rated by LucaDiCriscio from Pennsylvania

2.67/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Not better than normal labatt blue. Don't believe the reviews. The smell is strange.
Aug 13, 2021
Reviewed by NATTYFATTY from New York

3.4/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Okay, so as the first ice brewed beer ever made I have to give it props.

That being said, I put this in the freezer but the alcohol content isn't NEARLY enough to keep it from completely freezing. I don't understand the purpose of an ice beer if it can't be served ICE COLD.

Anyway, it is reasonably priced.

The flavor is pretty standard for an ice beer. Better tasting than Milwaukee's Best Ice.

I'm not really a fan of ice brewed beer, especially Keystone Ice, but this one is tolerable for what it's worth.

It's nothing to write home about. Just an ice brewed beer or how they say in the Frenchy part of Canada "bière".
Apr 08, 2021
Rated: 3 by GRhoads from Ohio

Mar 16, 2021
Rated: 3 by badtman from Florida

Jan 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Caldwan123 from Iowa

3.67/5  rDev +38%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
OK SO ICE BEER Look strong amber appearance. Smell mellow slight red wine smell as well as aftertaste almost has a mouth feel of a dry red wine. Taste compared to a lot of other iced beers does not have a strong alcohol after taste. Mouth feel is average. Above average.
Jan 07, 2021
Rated: 2.75 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 02, 2020
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