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Brewed by Coors UK (MolsonCoors)
Style: Pale Lager
Burton-upon-Trent, England

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised keg, can and bottle.
Ingredients: Burton water; White Lager malt; English hops (varies); yeast.
"The great balance of taste and refreshment". Britain’s best selling beer since 1971.
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The "Black Label" has been dropped from the name in the UK. The brand, originally Canadian, was launched multinationally in the 1960s and since then ownership fell into the hands of different breweries in different countries. The original Carling O’Keefe brewery that developed this beer was purchased by Molson in the 1980s. Coors later purchased both Molson and the UK license holders Bass. Carling Black Label is still brewed in Canada


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
spkevin (371) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2014
Okay pilsener. Not that bad at all. Typical, but refreshing with a nice finish. Drinkable.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Deu (588) - Nantes, FRANCE - DEC 27, 2013
Clear golden appearance, medium head. Malty and mild hop aroma, medium bitterness. Average lager style beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (459) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2013
Clear pale golden, medium white frothy head, vanishes rather quick, some lacing; grain, grass, paper, herbs, citrus; lightly sweet, slightly bitter; light bodied, watery texture, fizzy carbonation; crisp mild bittersweet finish with hint of acidity. Rather bland beer.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
DESIRE4BEER (8) - Keele University accomodation, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2013 does not count
awful lager, especially from a can. ice cold on tap on a hot summers day it’s drinkable, but one to avoid.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
zimbo (483) - SCOTLAND - NOV 30, 2013
Pale yellow with seemingly decent ready head. Cabbage nose and mega carb throughout the palate. FIZZY and biting and burpy. Thankfully leaves no residual aftertaste. Truly hideous.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Argonian (248) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 17, 2013
Can. Pours a clear golden body, with an average white head that diminishes fairly slowly. Some malty and skunky aroma, along with a fairly watery, herbal, grassy taste. Nice carbo level, watery, but also smooth mouthfeel, thin to medium body. An average lager alright, but better than others.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (5356) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2013
Canned at Kanarieöarna Pale golden with a white, frothy head. Metallic and cereal aroma. Rather sweet flavour. Dry and cereal. Low to medium bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Smurf2055 (1293) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Pours yellow finger white head. Smell light corn Taste mellow grain Fizzy, light, easy drinking Ok

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kita (861) - Koper, SLOVENIA - OCT 23, 2013
Bottled, 0.50l. Clear golden color with large frothy white head, good lacing and average sparkling appearance. Aroma is grainy, grassy, lemony, dusty, papery and mild skunky. Taste starts with light sweet malt, followed by grainy and grassy sourness, while finished moderate bitter. Light body, dry and thin texture and lively carbonation in palate. Plain and boring...

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Shaney (2429) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2013
Bis auf das ansprechende Äußere, goldige Farbe mit guter Blume, hat dieses Lager nur einen flach malzigen Geschmack mit etwas Hopfen zum Schluss. Insgesamt sehr wässrig und fade. Grottig!


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