Brewed by Simonds Farsons Cisk
Style: Mild Ale
Mriehel, Malta
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.3%
Blue Label, one of the Farsons Classic Brews was first launched in 1928. Locals and foreigners alike immediately appreciated the high quality of this beer and by 1952 Blue Label was awarded the Championship Gold Medal and diploma for the best beer on show at the British Empire and Commonwealth competition.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Arve_Christian (4013) - Oslo, - OCT 12, 2012
On 33 cl can, thanks for sharing Alexgc . Golden color, good foam. Light hoppy aromas, some fruitiness. Light body & complexity. Ok bitterness and balance . Pretty ok beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mortlach (1387) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle shared by ippopotamo36 (thanks Alberto!). Pours amber with a minimal off-white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, butter, biscuits, burnt sugar. Flavour is sweet, unbalanced, unpleasing. Light body, medium carbonation. Almost undrinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ippopotamo36 (871) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 28, 2015
At the multi-national tasting held in Rome-Italy on 29/08/2015 (Jow, Mortlach, ippopotamo36 and Marco). Bottle courtesy of Sylvan, thank you. Pours caramel clear color, some small head. Nose: burnt brown sugar, caramel far away. Mouth: too frizzy in my opinion, not a real taste but a confusing caos of caramel flaws.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenJensen (1295) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2015
Stable creamy foam. The aroma is caramel malt and light fruit. Tastes slightly burned malt and caramel. The hops are soft and gentle. Lovely mild ale with a clear idea to the UK breweries. Mouthwatering and delicate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7768) - NUNEATON, 3rd, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2015
1) Tap, Mdina, Malta. Bright bronze streaming steadily with a dispersing white cap. Aroma of not much, raffia table mat again, pine cone. Better flavour with appreciable flecks of boiled sugar citrus, dunked English biscuit, almost pecan afters, toffee popcorn, red berry boiled sweets. Pleasant enough drab bronze bitter with suspicions of flavour. 2) Can. Mad fizzing copper moussed with white. Rusty nail and butter biscuit aroma with glue and dried grass as it warms. Again boiled sweet caramel, Werthers, rust, hint of Tunes, a suspicion of citrus. Maybe it was Blue Label in Mdina after all. Actually not bad if anachronistic, drably old school English and ill suited to quaffing in these climes. 435310.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (1295) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2015 Bottle 25cl. @ bar in Valletta, Malta (26/8/15). Unclear medium amber, midsize frothy off-white head, slowly diminishing, good lacing; sweet malty nose, caramel, hay; taste medium sweet and bitter; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, sweetbitter aftertaste, metallic notes, mediocre Pale Ale,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jow (2845) - New York, USA - SEP 2, 2015
The night prior while in Rome went to the Malta embassy to take a look through the keyhole which is a cool experience than the next had a few Maltese beers to finish off the experience. clear copper with a soapy top to it. nose is faint sugar and leaves. tastes of caramel, hay, light walnut, and leaves. not terrific.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (6064) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle shared at Leighton’s place. 25/08/2015. Thanks to Paul. Canned miles FTW. Deep golden / orange coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is sweet raisin, dried fruit, toffee apple, paper. Flavour is composed of nutty, toffee malts, paper, light oxidisaed, raisin and dried apple. Palate is semi sweet, thin, papery, dry finish. Lingering metal and jammy fruits.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
The_Osprey (3841) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Can share at Leighton’s. Many thanks to Paul and Lorna for this Maltese pale mild - it’s not every day you try one of those. Hazy dark orange, still, small dense foamy off-white head, full lacing. Aroma is toffee, burnt sugars, some mint and background orange. Body is light, spritzy carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is light cardboard malts, pale grains, sodawater with a light finish. A great one to try, but not a great one to drink ... if that makes sense.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Leighton (14746) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2015 Can shared in London - many thanks to Paul and Lorna. Pours clear gold with a frothy white head. The nose has nips of cardboard, light caramel. Light sweet flavor with definite oxidation, more cardboard, faint dry caramel, leathery berries. Light bodied with average carbonation. Papery finish, some dry bread, some wood. So so.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1814) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours a clear amber color, topped with a rather small white head. Mild malty aroma with some fruity, citrusy notes. Taste starts mildly sweet, some caramel perhaps, with moderate bitterness later on. Not bad, nothing special either.

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