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


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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.65   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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Draught @ The Harlequin, Sheffield, England.
Clear light yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light malty, grain, light light hoppy. Flavor is light to moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20090718]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yespr (36095) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2013
33 cl can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light grassy. Cornish, grassy and light butterish and toasted malty. Toasted malty and light cornish finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (30812) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2013
Can. A light yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and cardboard, leading to a dry finish. Thanks joergen for sharing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
joergen (23865) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013
Can at yespr. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Malty aroma of corn. Malty flavour of corn with notes of hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
oh6gdx (22983) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2008
Canned. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is harsh grass, some wheat, grains and earthyness. Flavour is dry papery, quite harsh, and has a lot of mouldd, rubber and metal when it gets warmer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
anders37 (19552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
Draft @ Unicorn, Kentish Town NW1. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy aroma. Fruity grainy flavor. Has a fruity grainy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2010
2nd September 2008. Crisp bready lager, a little caraway at the back of the tongue. Nowhere near as bad as people like to make out - at least not if you get a decent pint on tap.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cgarvieuk (17647) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2009
From Tom sheffiled ...light yellow ... light grassy hop ... grassy grasyy lager vbery grainy

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (15567) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 10, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2011 Can. Pale golden with a nice dense, white head leaving lacings. Malty and hoppy aroma, but quite weak. Flavor is much the same. Thin to medium body and a finish with some bitterness and metallic notes. "The taste of Britain" it says on the can. Think not! Rating: 4-3-4-3-9-2.3. 060410

Can. A clear, golden beer with a small, off-white head. Weak nose with some dms. Grains and a fruity touch as well. The flavor is pretty much the same, boring and all that. Not much going in here, but at least it’s quite clean. 110403

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2007
440ml can from Sainsburys. Gold colour with thick white head. As a student, I drank a fair bit of this especially in The Pilgrim pub in Liverpool. So interested in this. Aroma is fairly horrible. Some corn and cereal even some tinned salmon skin. Bit of lemon maybe. Not much in mouth and then lemony crispish finish. Bit more lemon. Not entirely awful.

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