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John Labatt Red Amber Lager

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Brewed by Labatt Breweries (InBev)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
London, Canada

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
generallee08 (637) - New York, USA - JUN 20, 2014
It has a deep reddish amber color body with good clarity. The head is thin and white in color. Its head fades out quickly leaving no lacing behind. The aroma has sweet caramel and malty notes with some grainy cereal notes as well. The flavor is rather simple, thin and light. It is similar to the aroma with a sweet cereal grain and light caramel malt. Hop flavor is light and grassy. It adds a good bit of bitterness as well as some metallic notes to the finish. The body is light and its texture is thin with a sort of light fizzy carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light amber with cream coloured head. Tons of caramel on the nose, taste is similar with a subtle hop bite. Pretty solid.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ontbeertaster (2323) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle, pours a light amber, light head, aroma is light, tastes a little caramel, maybe some straw, a light toastiness, and overall it was what it was.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
SrSilligoose (3243) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 29, 2013
bootle tried back to back with Labatt brown ale all thanks to boostipa. Thank you! notes of doughy silly puddy. cooked veggies. raisin. dough. touch metallic. some butterscotch notes. not very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle in NH. Pours clear, light amber-gold with a mild, creamy off-white head. The nose has simple bready malts and ripe berries. Medium sweet flavor with sugary bread, brown sugar, light caramel. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, more sugary and bready malts, caramel, no bitterness. Somewhat tasty but I wouldn’t want to drink a ton of this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkSachon (574) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2013
12 oz bottle from the four type variety case. Weak, insipid and anemic. The low cost of the case explains everything.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirADNielsen (8963) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle @ home tossed via courtesy of BlackIPA. Tasted during the Pussypete presents Molson/Labatt Grand Tasting 2013 in my parent’s basement. Cheers! Pours a clear dark burnt orange appearance with a light brown head. Toasted malty, caramel, a bit nutty, light espresso aroma. Slightly watery, a touch earthy, coffee, burnt malty flavor. Actually not overly bland like the others in the mixer pack but still not very good.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1245) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Malty red lager. Dirty tasting. No hops to speak of. Not very good. Limited edition bottling. Meh.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopdog (8848) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2012
I think this rating goes here...11.5oz, ’limited edition’ bottling. Poured a golden/amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, toasted grains, and some honey. Tastes follow.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
This beer is not much of a bitey red just very light and thin like the rest in the sampler.


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