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Labatt Blue Light Lime | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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Labatt Blue Light LimeLabatt Blue Light Lime

Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 97
Reviews by marty21:
Photo of marty21
3.3/5  rDev +31%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a lighter yellow with two fingers of foamy head. Settles to a ring around the glass within minutes and didn’t really leave any lacing.

S: Tons of lime. Not much of anything else but what do expect when you buy a lime beer.

T: It’s all lime. It’s actually lighter on the taste then the nose which is good.

M: Light carbonation with a light body.

O: I didn’t mind this light beer. I would prefer it to most other lime beers.

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Photo of tectactoe
2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BCborn
3.25/5  rDev +29%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zapx
3/5  rDev +19%

Photo of jminch
3/5  rDev +19%

Photo of WVbeergeek
2.1/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Taking Labatt Blue Light into a clear bottle and adding lime flavor to it, let's follow suit we have to compete with Bud Light Lime, Miller Chill. Who thought of this, forget real lime wedges, let's just add the lime flavoring before it's bottled. Clear bottle pours into a Hoegaarden glass with a pale straw yellow color and quickly fleeting fizzy white head. Aroma has some faint background cereal grains, with lime peel citrus fruit pretty match masking any possible hops/malt tones. Flavor is water mass produced tasteless unoffensive lager with lime flavor added. Again much like adding actual lime to carbonated water, maybe a splash of Labatt Blue for color. Watery texture, high carbonation brings on lime burps. Drinkability I could drink one or two but give me a Dos Equis/Pacifico with a twist of lime if I'm going for mass produced imported beer with lime. I just don't see the point of these breweries making every variation of the same beer just to take up shelf space from brewers who actually deserve it.

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Photo of sgttibbs
2.75/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Brenden
1.8/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Side-by-side with Bud Light Lime. For science!

It looks nearly identical, a crystal-clear light gold. The color is very slighly darker than the BLL. The head pours the same, though, pure white and dead within 20 seconds, no lacing whatsoever. As with BLL, 1.5 because at least it started with something. Bubbles cling to the glass until it's gone.
The lime smells natural enough with grains supporting. The only detectable difference is that dusty grains come out just a little more than in the Bud. Exactly the same, though, is the clean lemony fresh dish detergent that comes out after a few minutes.
As light as it gets, which is expected. Apparently there's something about macros with lime that makes them watery and slick at the same time. Weird.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
2.19/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ixnay21
2/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of mbratt93
2.43/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of tdm168
1.7/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours a bright golden yellow with a ton of carbonation rising to the top. There some loose, soap-like head that quickly fizzles away. The nose smells like grains and artificial limes. The flavor is sweet, grainy, and finishes with a faint lime flavor. There's something chalky and powdery about the flavor that's off putting. The mouthfeel is very light and very crisp.

This is not a good beer. The other light lagers with lime are better. I definitely won't have this again.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.19/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I hate to disrespect a brew by coming to it with preconceived notions, but I have to admit that I pretty much knew what to expect of Labatt's take on light beer with lime.

On the other hand, it is slightly different. Just slightly. The lime is bright and sweet in the nose, and it's not quite as acidic as it is in the flavor of some others. And it not quite as malty as one offering. In a blind taste test between Bud Light Lime, Moosehead Light Lime, and Labatt Blue Light Lime I could spot each of them readily, but really, what would that mean as they're all just variations of the same thing?

I feel that all beers have their time and place, and this one is no different. The only thing I find surprising is that Labatt let Moosehead beat them to it.

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Photo of ChristopherWIU-UTPA
1.36/5  rDev -46%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

It pours watery yellow, with a petite soapy head that dissapated rapidly, much like Oakland Raiders playoffs in 2014. It had the taste of fake limes and malts, with no much of any other taste. Went down super smooth, left the palate wet, and was not filling. No edge, light body, and a lime aftertaste.

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Photo of nicholas2121
3.06/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Labatt Blue Light Lime brewed Labatt Brewing Company Ltd., with an ABV of 4.00% This brew pours out a nice golden, amber color with a smell white head. The head to this brew goes away fast. This brew has the look of most light lagers on the market, not saying that is a bad thing. The smell of Labatt Blue Light Lime is sweet with lime grains and malts. Labatt Blue Light Lime smell puts you in the mind set of lemon lime soda. Now for the taste , it is Lime, with some beer taste. This brew has a nice smooth lime taste to it. Not much else to say. The mouthfeel of Labatt Blue Light Lime, is Light , Smooth, clean and refreshing. This is a nice smooth brew to drink on a hot day. There is nothing overpowering about this brew. Overall I'm giving Labatt Blue Light Lime a 3 out of 5. Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.,did a nice job with this one. I would buy this brew again when it get really hot.

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Photo of Richter35
2.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Termed just "Blue Lime" on this label; still 4%...

Pours a washed out yellow colour and looks to be a bit flat. Not appealing.

Blue Lime doesn't really smell like beer at all...more like a glass of Perrier infused with a bit of alcohol.

Mildly refreshing, BL also doesn't taste like beer. It tastes like a lime. This is not acceptable.

Mouthfeel is average, but too carbonated.

Overall? Not impressed!

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Photo of odbjs735
1/5  rDev -60.3%

Photo of Bm1
3.05/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good for a summer day but I don't enjoy it as much as bud light lime

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Photo of fishmich
2/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of tone77
3.16/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a clear 12 oz. bottle. Has a very pale yellow color with a small head. Smell is of limes, nothing else. Taste is also of limes, slightly sour, no other notable flavors. Feels light in the mouth and has good drinkability. Overall this makes for a mediocre beer.

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Photo of puboflyons
2.48/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

From the 24 fl. oz. can no. C14R1106:27. Sampled on May 11, 2011. The pour is olive-yellow with a fizzy, bubbly head and tons of carbonation. The aroma is lime to the extreme, almost as if I squeezed a lime right into it. You can barely find anything close to malts or hops. The body is thin. The taste is also lime to the extreme almost like a lime-flavored soda. Ah well, the can was cheap enough.

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Photo of Spikester
3.03/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours clear pale gold with a small white head that was gone before I could walk down the hall to my computer. Some feeble laces decorate the glass.
Smells like lime.
Tastes like lime. Really a lime flavored sparkling water. Crisp and refreshing.
Mouthfeel is typical of a light lager.
Has a lightly dry finish. And except for the appearance it is nothing like beer. A good choice for those folks who don't like beer.

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Photo of Caveworm
3.1/5  rDev +23%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Labatt Blue Light Lime | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's head is non-existent, with minimal lacing,and a clear pale golden body.

I smell lemon-lime soda,basically. This is kind of expected per this style, as I review WITHIN THE STYLE.

Tastes like a less limey Bud Light with Lime. Not to say this is a bad thing per se if its in the high 80's with well over 50% humidity.

The mouthfeel here is light and crisp.

Overall, I'l give Labatt Blue Light Lime | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. a 3 rating. Nothing great, but nothing awful for what it is.

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Photo of ryanbayv
3/5  rDev +19%

Photo of metter98
2.54/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation.
S: Light to moderate aromas of artificial lime are present in the nose. It poured with a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
T: The taste follows the smell, having initial flavors of artificial lime but these quickly dissipated, leaving flavors of grainy malts.
M: It feels light-bodied and slightly watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer would have been more comparable to Bud Light Lime if the lime flavor didn't quickly disappear from the taste.

Serving type: bottle

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Labatt Blue Light Lime from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
2.52 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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