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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:
#44,763
Reviews:
659
Ratings:
2,085
pDev:
24.15%
Bros Score:
2.6
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
417
Trade:
0
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Photo of Duff27
3.15/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nater919
2.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of MallardDrake
2.86/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PMarcy78
3.1/5  rDev +17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Timc32
2.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of brewnme
3.75/5  rDev +41.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Exeggutor
2.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

From Detroit Red Wings bottles at Firebird Tavern, Detroit, Michigan on 02/17/17.

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

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

Photo of speedlimit7
2.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

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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

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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

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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

Labatt Blue from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.65 out of 5 with 2,085 ratings
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