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Labatt Blue | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada
labatt.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,820
Reviews:
660
Ratings:
2,088
pDev:
24.15%
Bros Score:
2.6
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
416
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of JLaw55
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Didn't smell great, but the flavor was ok for a adjunct lager.

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Photo of OldSchoolMike
3.85/5  rDev +45.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

By far my favorite Canadian AAL that I have tried so far, and the only one that merits the extra cash. I often find this in convenience stores in the pint cans.

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Photo of Jsalz21
1.96/5  rDev -26%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ajm5108
2.94/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

What you see is what you get - run of the mill, easy to drink, easy to turn your nose up at but it is perfectly fine as an adjunct sipper in normal circumstances

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Photo of BenHoppy
3.4/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of adipilla8708
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rdoggg
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jackiestander
2.59/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Spencer96
1.37/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Khaack
2.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Krusader
2.05/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of LucMcD17
3.54/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.31/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TBDave
3.51/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A very clear, light yellow color. Smells fine with no funk. Tastes smooth and crisp. Very refreshing on a hot summer day. I can drink this all day long.

Priced similar to other macro lagers. $2.99 for a tallboy (24oz) at Walmart.

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Photo of TooGood
3.07/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Poormansreview
2.36/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of choll
3.25/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Less skunky than Moosehead. I prefer Molson Golden for my go to Canadian beer. Although after a few this beer can grow on you. So give it a try.

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Photo of Greasy
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kraut6363
2.03/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of edthehead
2.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RJLarse
3.05/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Six-pack purchased at a duty free shop in Roosville, British Colombia.

This macro lager is better than average.

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Photo of pat61
3.25/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: brilliant straw with rapidly rising bubbles under a 3" pure white foam cap with good retention

S: light grains, very faint apple and fruit, fresh flour and some floral notes and a very faint hint of sulfur

T: bread crumb, low levels of fruit, a hint of apple peel, low levels of floral and spice, a light sweetness and a moderately bitter hop finish

F: medium light body with medium low levels of carbonation

O: drinkable, reasonably refreshing

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Photo of jbehlar
3.25/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of corywalston
3.06/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StormAles
2.92/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.65 out of 5 with 2,088 ratings
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