Labatt Blue | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

Labatt BlueLabatt Blue
2,077 Ratings
Labatt BlueLabatt Blue

Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada

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

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

Pours to a 1/2 inch white head that falls quickly to a thin ring of foam around the glass and yellow gold color. Aroma is a weak grain and slightly buttery. Flavor is a bland mixture of corn and faint hops. Mouthfeel is light and CO2 is appropriate for style. A very common North American lager that is rather unremarkable.

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Photo of MichaelNickerson
2.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance - excellent golden amber, with thin white head

Smell - smells like the typical "beer". slight hops. very strong odors

Taste - malty, hint of sweetness

Mouthfeel - more than the average dryness, does leave you wanting more

Overall - classic beer, reminds me of hockey and enjoying a game with a cold one

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Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.65 out of 5 with 2,077 ratings
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