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John Labatt Summer Blonde

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Formerly brewed at Labatt Breweries (InBev)
Style: Pale Lager
London, Canada

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   SEASONAL: Summer   ABV: -
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Label reads John Labatt Summer Blonde.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2008
Bottle from sampler case at Sams Club. Poured clear light amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Light grassy citrus aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a bitter finish of short duration. Drinkable summer brew.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2009
Bottle from Labatt’s variety pack from pat’s. Pours gold with white head. Nose and flavor are pale malt and hopcitrus, with some lemony and grainy nuances.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swoopjones (5889) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2008
Bottle. Golden pour with little aroma. Crisp clean & nice easy drinking summer beer.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 25, 2008
Straw color with a moderate yellowish off-white head. Grits and light greens scents. The more I sniff the worse it seems to get, so I stopped prior to this getting a 1. LIght herbal honey start. Some herbal and slightly minty hops in the middles. Cloying, funky sweetness in the finish that like the scent drags this one down. Not refreshing. Reminds me of a bleached blond that has spent way too much time in the sun.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4918) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured bright golden color with a large yellow-white head that fades fairly quickly but produces decent lacing. The aroma was sweet, sour, tangy and corny industrial lager. The flavor is sweet, tangy and lemony. There is a light yeasty and peppery undertone and a long tart finish. Surprisingly tasty.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheap (4054) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2008
Decent taste and aroma. A little hop bittterness in there but mostly well mannered and fresh. Enjoyable good crisp feel. Finish is acceptable for the most part. Good session brew and it goes down fairly easy. Overall, enjoyable and refreshing.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
HonkeyBra (3374) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2008
I know Canada sucks, but come on. This tastes like corn water mixed with aluminium. Seriously. And this is supposed to be a special import?

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3303) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2009
12oz bottle 4/5/09-Pours a slight hazy golden with a small ring for a head. Aroma of sweetness and honey. Flavor the same with some grains thrown in. This light bodied brew was pretty boring with nothing to write home about.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2008
Bottle - Pours a light golden color with a small white. Light lacing. Aroma and flavor is grain and herbal hops. There is a little more flavor in this beer than the regular Blue. Not much, but just a little more. Worth a try.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2008
A decent but standard golden ale. Aroma was so so. LIght honey, bread and pale malt. Pour was a light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was nicely carbonated and a little bland. Biscuit and light malt with a dry and flavorless aftertaste. So so beer.


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