Labatt Blue | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

Labatt BlueLabatt Blue
BA SCORE
4.8%
Liked This Beer
2.65 w/ 2,074 ratings
Labatt BlueLabatt Blue
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:
#43,704
Reviews:
657
Ratings:
2,074
Liked:
100
Avg:
2.65/5
pDev:
24.15%
Alströms:
2.6
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
410
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,074 |  Reviews: 657
Photo of LisaAnnLynch
4.38/5  rDev +65.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerguy04
2.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours a see through golden yellow with a fizzy white head. Smell is skunky and grainy. Taste is the same as smell. Bitter aftertaste. Heavy carbonation. Mouthfeel was light. Overall, just another macro lager.

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Photo of bdiiorio
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Oidmoe
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
2.98/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.32/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Labatt's has been in and out of my rotation since I could belly my way up to a bar. It's an unofficial beer of Michigan summers. You're not going to be blown away drinking one but you won't be disappointed. It's a day on the lake, at the ballgame kinda brew. Dont let the score here fool you, if you gotta have a beer and it's a choice between Labatt's or some BMC, take the Labatt's without a second thought.

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Photo of Tjb14
3.12/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JLK7299
2/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of LukeGude
2.81/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

About what you'd expect. Bought in Illinois and poured into pint glass.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.49/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fern22
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zekeman17
2.89/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MaddoJay
2.1/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of scootercrabb
3.14/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Edie
2/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of mpt2222
2.39/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hayley_86
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AmitC
3.99/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pshu
4.54/5  rDev +71.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RR58
3.75/5  rDev +41.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warpedrevolution
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of joeseppy
3.56/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've been drinking this on and off for at least twenty years. I never paid mind to it lately but when I saw it for 7.99 @ 12pack (and company coming over for a bbq who could don't know any difference) I bought it. So it appears and tastes adjunct and over commercialized. I have to say it's a decent drinking Pilsner for sitting around a fire and just plain drinking. Better than Miller/Bud lite.

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Photo of TAisaBAlla
2.9/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of telescifly
2.13/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of mdt88
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 4.8% out of 100 with 2,074 ratings
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