Labatt Blue Light | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Blue LightLabatt Blue Light

Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Labatt Blue Light was introduced in 1983 as a lower-alcohol, lower-calorie version of Canada’s most popular brand. Blue Light uses specially selected North American aromatic hops and the same strain of lager yeast as the one used to produce Labatt Blue. The result is a crisp, clean and delicately balanced beer, with a slight sweetness and citrus-like hop character.

Added by Todd on 10-22-2001

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2.25/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

This is often a session beer around these parts, and while it is less than steller all around it is completely drinkable in that it tastes like nothing. Unfortunately it doesnt give much of a buzz either.

Very clear lager. It claims to be a pils which is infuriating. Very smooth and crisp but scores low on taste simply because there is nothing for the palate here...a little malted barley is all I could pick up.

Not a great beer.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: pours a nice golden straw color with nice foamy head.

S: Not very much to smell light malt and maybe rice.

T: Very light on taste with a hard to detect flavor, almost non-descript and tasteless sadley I do enjoy a Blue the light is very light on taste.

M: Slightly metallic and akaline very carbed.

D:very drinkable for someone just not me.

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2.25/5  rDev +2.3%

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look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

24oz can for about $2.50. Had straight from the can, so I'll skip the appearance -- based on what I've seen in pictures, it looks pretty blah.

Smell: A very faint grain and corn sweetness. Nothing skunky or off-putting, but there's not much going on.

Taste: Almost like nothingness... honestly. Really does drink like carbonated water, but there's a slight bit of grains and corn sweetness... VERY slight. I don't think I've had a beer with such little flavor. There's nothing off about it at least, which makes it really drinkable. Extremely light, but pleasant with its slightly sweet flavor.

No hops to taste, no malt flavors that you'd TYPICALLY get in a craft beer... just a mild cereal grain flavor, with corn, and subtle sweetness. It costs a bit more than a made-in-America adjunct lager, and it tastes basically the same. Still, I think I'd choose a Labatt Light over a Bud Light, Coors Light, or even Miller Lite.

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look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Pours a nice golden color with thick head. Smells like the standard fermented corn. Not much flavor, like watered down labatts. Kinda dry going down. Not many redeeming qualities here.

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Labatt Blue Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
2.2 out of 5 based on 634 ratings.
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