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


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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.69/5   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

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Xorue (9) - - MAR 4, 2013
Another terrible in-every-pub lager. Poor from glass to tongue, it has a cheap taste to it, along with a watery texture. Often comes with a thick white head. Avoid at all costs if possible.

Lonick (2122) - 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.

mrjez (630) - 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.

macca147 (223) - 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.

Johnsense (1688) - - 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.

mefi17 (20) - POLAND - JUL 17, 2017
Not bad for a pound. Better than any Polish mainstream beer, that’s the best I can say about it.

DraftMeister102 (1) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2017 does not count
Piss poor larger. Very little flavour. There is only one mainstream beer that is worse than this Carlsberg. Only drinking it because my mate left it hear last week.

MRMedellin (301) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - JUN 17, 2017
Clear golden beer, standar carbonation, white small head, mainly grain notes, not too much hops, slight bitterness at the end, metallic flavours and yeast ones, not the best lager.

Acaro (241) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 12, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2017 Aroma: Very subtle cereals and herbs. Appearance: Gold color with clear sparkling liquid and white frothy head. Taste: Light sourness. Palate: Light body with thin texture and average carbonation. Very short and subtle astringent finish. Overall: Not bad flavours but it is too weak. Drink cold as a refreshment.

Wezzielad (34) - Ilkley, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2017
The thing is with Carling, it’s a true session lager. The only lager the English have made that is mass produced. I used to hate Carling but now I don’t mind the odd one as it can be quite cheap. Carling serves a purpose, if you fancy pacing yourself then no reason why not to have a carling. For a 4 percent lager it’s probably the best. Usually with Carling if it’s not flat then it is quite drinkable. Don’t drink it from the can though.

Dazka (133) - Milan, ITALY - JUN 9, 2017
S: alcohol, malt A: creamy head, clear color T: low bitterness P: high carb, refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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