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


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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
worldbeertaste (1796) - West Midlands, - OCT 10, 2012
I think it may have once been easily available in bottles but Ive had a hard time fining one until I found a plastic one at a club. After all this time I found one. Medium clear gold with a thick creamy fizzy deminishing white head. Smells of grain and cereal. Lots off additives here. Some like stape hops. Chewey thin ligt body. Tastes sweet at first and then becomes cardboard which turns to pladtic when its warm. Rather harsh. Truly industrial swill. Glad I waited this long.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lkowalkowski (94) - POLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Barwa jasna, piwo klarowne. Ładna biała piana. Piwo bez smaku, bez aromatu. Jedno z najgorszych jakie piłem. Color bright, clear beer. Nice white foam. Beer tasteless, aroma. One of the worst I drank.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
caribou43 (655) - Chavannes-près-Renens, SWITZERLAND - SEP 14, 2016
I drank this beer during my stay in England. It is a standard lager, massive production, boring but it is drinkable. The body is yellow and gold, thin and white foam. The taste is watery, malt, corn, some hop.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cagou007 (1049) - FRANCE - AUG 30, 2016
On tap at Cock Tavern, London-- Pours clear golden with thick and persistent white head. Nice lacing. Nose is herbal hops. Aromas are sweet hops, herbal hops. Average carbonation, light body. Medium bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
beertholomeus (1725) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Pours a yellow color with a fizzy white head. Grass, grain and some floral aroma and flavors. Light body and moderate carbonation. Very watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Camons (10459) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle @ Bi Village, Fazana, Croatia. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of light malt, light grainy, hay, light cardboard. Flavor is light sweet, malt, grain, loads of cardboard. Thin watery body, lively carbonation. 030816

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
TheBeerUnited (47) - - AUG 1, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2016 No aroma except for faint dishwasher detergent and grass. Weak head that dissipates within seconds. Pours watery yellow. Overly carbonated. Hay, grass and some faint malt constitutes the otherwise metallic taste. Dry cardboardy finish. One of the worst beers I?ve had. There are much better cheap macro beers out there.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
alexmate (74) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
A very bland watery lager. Pours golden, with a slight head, very fizzy due to high carbonation. The flavours are bland, some citrus, some slight floral notes and a slightly sharp finish. This lager sells millions each year, but it was surpassed years ago.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
pkbites (871) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Slightly darker yellow pour. Very grainy with scant hops. It’s a macro and tastes like a macro. On tap @ The Grafton, Cork, Ireland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjsint (2377) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Pint at the Rock, Cambridge. well I’ve drunk almost everything in here, so desperate ticks call for desperate measures. Darkish gold with a big white head. The head settles quickly and leaves some sort of odd film. Smells of naked malt and salty sweaty lemon. Doesn’t taste of much, like alcoholic barley water, but the aftertaste has some odd plastic citrus note. Its actually not actively bad, but certainly disappointing, although I have no idea why I may have expected better...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
marcnow (105) - Pszczyna, POLAND - APR 29, 2016
Jasny i przezroczysty lager. calkiem niezla pianka zostaje na kuflu i ma mala fakture. Zapach sie nie wyroznia ale jak na lager to jest spoko. Niewymagajace, jak na lagera cialo ok ale no coz - szalu jakos nie ma. gazowane srednio

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