Carlsberg Light | Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
Ontario, Canada
labatt.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Shiloh on 02-25-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
3
Avg:
2.97
pDev:
13.8%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Cycle69
2.35/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Derek
2.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

It's like a watered-down version of the Carlsberg Pils. Now brewed by Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

A: Clear yellow, some white head, very little retention.

S: The aroma falls between an American macro lager and a German Pils: Metallic minerals, floral and a little catty.

T: Taste is a little flat with hints of cardboard (oxidation?). Modest bitterness, but some decent hop flavour.

M: Light body; moderate carbonation.

D: Not bad, but one of these was more than enough.

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Photo of cyrenaica
3.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

354ml bottle
4.0% abv
For a light beer, this my preference so far. Much better than any other Light beer I've tried. The aroma here is similar to the main brand, so much so that I am unable to tell the difference. Again, like the main brand, it is golden in colour with a mouthfeel that is not offensive to the tongue. However, the flavour has slightly less bite than the parent brew.

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Photo of Shiloh
3.48/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Carlsberg Light as brewed in Canada by Labatt's under the supervision of Carlsberg..
A very pretty lager with a deep clear golden hue and a lingering semi thick head. The body is light by Canadian standards.
I find the taste to be almost a perfect compromise but limited in duration.
Nice offering for a "light" from a macro..

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Carlsberg Light from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
2.97 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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