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

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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
santabeer (68) - Kristiansand, - APR 21, 2012
UPDATED: APR 22, 2012 Is this carbonated water or beer? Can’t taste much difference. 5.2USD for a can 0.5l, less expensive with water from the tap.


0.5
tonyyoung (9) - - OCT 10, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2017 Tramps piss for football fans who have no clue what real beer is. Tastes like the smell of wet cardboard that has rotted in the street.

2.1
FinnIckler (784) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2017
Can from Mark. pours catpiss. Nose is citrus, straw, some malt. Palate is citrus, very watery. Not great.

1.8
jinroh (2123) - ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2017
500 ml can, I think it was from Seiyu. Pours clear light amber, some foam that even leaves lacings. Nose has corn, wet cardboard, stuffy biscuits. Tastes sweet, bitterness very light, average carbonation, biscuity and watery. No real aftertaste, maybe just a bit of plasticky feel lingering. Not really pleasant to drink, too characterless.

1.8
jooilakon (256) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2017
440 ml can. Aromas are malts with some acidy notes. Fluffy white head an clear golden body. Taste is plain malts. Quite watery. Just like any other, mass produced cheap lager.

2.2
AleMan84 (12) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2017
Characterless lager not much aroma or flavour just damp cardboard, 1 pint on a hot day is ok but soon becomes very bland and boring.

2.2
p0urmeac0ld0ne (199) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - AUG 22, 2017
absolutely dreadful swill that is absolutely rancid canned. even ice cold, battling through a carling can be difficult some times. however, there is something possibly nostalgic about an ice cold pint of carling on a summer’s day. this is a brew best left in the past, for me at least.

1.3
Lonick (2537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2017
Keg @The Pleasence Courtyard, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival 2017. Pours copper/golden, thin white head. Nose is grass, wet hay and some honey. Taste is metallic and nothing else.

2.6
mrjez (659) - Osaka, JAPAN - AUG 1, 2017
500ml can from Seiyu. Pours a clear pale gold, nice finger of lasting foam. Grainy malt nose, sweet, grassy, nothing bad. Sweet lager malt flavour, hop bittering on the backend, simple inoffensive macro malt notes. Light body, fizzy, a bit harsh at the end, kinda mouth coating and oily rather than a good crisp clean finish. It is what it is and seems in decent condition imported to Japan.

1.6
macca147 (385) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2017
Pint. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Aroma: Very mild citrus and grass notes. Mild malt notes. Taste: Not much flavour here. Very basic malt flavour. Moderate to high carbonation. Thin bodied. This is a very very average beer.

1.6
Johnsense (1734) - - JUL 22, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2017 Bland, watery, fizzy gold pour, blink and it’s gone head. Faintest of malting and hopping in the aroma and taste. This is corn water if anything with the saving grace being that even the corn is ridiculously faint.


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