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Brewed by Columbia Brewery (Labatt-InBev)
Style: Pale Lager
Creston, Canada

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RATINGS: 462   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Kokanee is a 5.0 percent alcohol (by volume) lager that is smooth, clean and lightly hopped. It is brewed with mountain stream fed water and a blend of 3 malts and features a unique combination of superior Western-grown North American hops. Brewed in the Kootenay Mountains of British Columbia by the Columbia Brewing Company, Kokanee is British Columbia's most popular beer over the last 10 years. Since its introduction to the Northwest U.S. in the summer of 1994, many people have discovered and enjoyed Kokanee's cool, crisp, glacier fresh taste.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
scottw86 (1090) - Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle. Aroma of light corn and skunk with some pale malts. Taste is very smooth and crisp. Not too much flavor, but nothing too offensive. Very nice for a warm day. Finish has some light hops and not much else. Pretty standard pale lager.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
txspartan (962) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2012
Hardly any aroma. Some malts in there. Watered down texture, little flavour. Typical poor pale lager.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wanja (612) - GERMANY - JUL 30, 2012
Clear golden appearence. Just very light bitterness, typical for a lager beer.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
luttonm (2170) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUL 20, 2012
Cool lager, refreshing. Sour lemon malting. Corn sour mash. Tasty after a round of golf at least

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DConMan (114) - Ballwin, Missouri, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Enjoyed a 11.5 FL. OZ. - 340 ML bottle of this @ a friend’s house in Yakima, WA. Poured from the Blue/White Glazier labeled bottle into a 16oz Pint Glass. Has F05G21 on the front of the label (hardly visible) but doesn’t seem like a sign of a best by date... Aroma- Almost no aroma present... Only thing I found was a sweet, watered down malt character. Below average for the style but should be some other things here! Appearance- Pours a .5 finger head that dies quick. Has a pale straw colored body with great clarity. Leaves a bit of lacing behind. Flavor- Very dry and has a sweet malty taste all the way through. No bitterness or hop, very average. Mouthfeel- Light Bodied, High Carbonation, Corn, and this is all... Overall Impression- A decent adjunct, but nothing special. Its always fun comparing different lagers from other countries and this one fell a bit below average. Give it a try yourself!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
reebtogi (4080) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2012
3431ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a small white head and no lacing. Aroma is light cereal grains and mild hops. Taste is grainy malt sweetness with a moderate dose of hop bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light bodied with average carbonation. Another typical macro lager.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2012
Tap @ Malone’s. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, grass and hops.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KeefOz (845) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2012
Pours a pale yellow colour with a clear body. Thick white foamy head. Aroma of sweet malt and trace of hops. Taste of sweet grain and trace of bitterness. Light body. Medium-high carbonation. Crisp, clean, refreshing.

1.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
garth_86 (225) - EDMONTON, Alberta, CANADA - APR 8, 2012
Crappy just a brand name and ye everyone seems to love it. Beer almost always tastes flat.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Metalchopz (2207) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2012
Originally rated May 2005. British Columbia’s favorite beer pours a pale golden colour with a foamy white head. The retention is actually not bad and the lace is great. Carbonation is active with tiny bubbles. The aroma is nice, with some sweet malt and maybe hop. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean. Taste like water, with some slight bread in the background. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean. If you want swill, you got it.


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