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Brewed by Labatt Breweries (AB InBev)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, Canada

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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Contains all the distinguishing features of a true ale, including a good balance of dryness, complemented by a fruity taste and unique hop flavouring.

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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
tompete (311) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
Pours a pale yellow with a thin fast disappearing head. Aroma is slight floral and the barest suggestion of spice. Flavour is very light with pale malts and a tiny hint of bitterness. The finish has something very off putting, almost sour. Strange because it was from a can and poured.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hellonearth (138) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2014 Gazifie souhait avec une lgre amertume sympathique. La couleur est jaune-dore. Got de crales (peut-tre mme de riz) et de sucre. Franchement ma prfre de toutes les bires commerciales (Labatt / Molson) disponibles au Qubec. Avec une petite aura de "bire de mononc des annes 70" qui pourrait faire de la 50 la Pabst Blue Ribbon du Qubec, en terme dimage.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (2019) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Pale yellow, Blonde Ale, slight floral aroma, grass, pale malt and light bitterness. Havent had a 50 in many moons. Back in the late 80s you could find 50 Ale, OKeefes, Moosehead, Molson Golden, Grizzly and Glacier Bay at NJ Liquor Stores.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Art (3203) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2013
More flavor than the shit stuff. Cereal aroma and flavor. Had at Piranha Bar in Montreal.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Canmoore (437) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2013
Typical macro brew, however slightly better than most macros. Pours a clear straw colour, with a fizzy white head. the aroma is of grass, and some light malts. The tasting notes include more grass, and some sweet malts, and a dry finish. Again, better than most macro brews. Probably the best macro that Labatt has made.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lesifflebiere (1747) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2013
paisse mousse neigeuse assez tenace ; couleur dore assez franche, mi-mince, chappement de bulles rgulier. En nez, houblon, sucre, mais aussi savon vaisselle. Petite amertume de houblon. Rappelle les old ales des annes 40. Plutt aqueuse, mais on dcle quand mme du sucre et quelques crales. Pas mauvaise, et mme presque audacieuse pour une commerciale, mais si elle marque des points sur sa saveur et son originalit relative, cela ne lempche pas dtre assez quelconque en gnral, et pas exactement invitante en nez. Correcte.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
rejtable (2394) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2013
On tap at a bowling alley. I probably havent had this beer in more than 20 years. Was pleasantly surprised, especially when it was cold from tap. Had some fruity notes and maybe a very light hint of grassy hops. Nothing great, but if it always tastes like this I think it would be my go-to macro when choices are limited.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 15, 2013
Botella. Clear yellow colour. sweet like grainy maltish aroma. Thin mouthfeel like. Sweetisj grainy maltish flavour, mild bitterness. .

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
AKThunder (167) - New York, USA - JAN 6, 2013
This needs to become more prevalent. A nice alternative to Blue, and it does have some tastes that will surprise you considering its made by Labatt.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tessic (1077) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2012
This ale poured a crystal clear, light yellow colour with a decent, bright white head. Scents include corn, bread and hay. First sip was as thin as gasoline. No body at all. Flavours weak of light grain and hop. Very light bitterness to the finish. Drinkable but common corporate slop.


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