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

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Ontbeertaster's rating

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, - SEP 17, 2010
Pretty typical large brewery beer, not much different the a blue or a canadian or bud. But its a good beer


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sawyerpc15 (43) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016
Just your average canadian lager beer. I have trouble distinguishing between this, Canadian, Blue, etc.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd (5298) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle at Snowbird. Light yellow body with thin head. Nose is nondescript. Taste is light, corn and malty. Crisp finish. Not much to it.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
kaser (5389) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Crisp clean lager. Nothing great or bad about it. Golden and bubbly pour from bottle at the Calgary airport. White head. Grassy. Straw. Fine

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kto (761) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 8, 2016
0.355l bottle as "kokanee glacier fresh beer". pours a clear pale golden with a frothy white head and some lacing. aroma of grains, corn. flavour of sweet corn, mostly water. very thin body. sweetish finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
IrishBoy (4079) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 26, 2015
12 oz bottle brought back from my aunt and uncle’s summer in Washington. Nose is corn and maybe a little floral hops along with a lager sweetness. Clear gold with a big, glass-lacing yellow tinged head that lasts a long time. Flavor is lightly sweet corn with a very slight bit of bitterness and caramel. OK pale lager.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
biir (667) - Berlin, - NOV 14, 2015
A slightly below average lager and exactly the reason why craft beer got so big in northern america, I guess.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Reeko (50) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
I really have nothing to say about this beer. I would rather drink water. After switching to craft brew I will never go back to kokanee.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
adamnowek (1577) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2015
Crisp but with a slightly more of a bit than your average Canadian lager. Kind of a chemical aroma.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (274) - Utah, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Kokanee has always been one of my favorites from Canada. Has a good clean crisp taste smooth finish very drinkable.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
jgb9348 (5529) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Crisp clear coloured body with a thinnish white head. Aroma of pale malt, alcohol, cardboard and a touch of caster sugar. Light-bodied; Pale funky flavour of cardboard, stale malt and absolutely nothing else - not even bad flavours - just water. Aftertaste shows the cardboard, alcohol and water - pale and nothing giving. Overall, a very poor beer - and one I guess I should have known was garbage, but I didn’t recognise the name on a Chinese restaurant in the West End of downtown Vancouver, so I tried it, and I wish I would have thought othertwise. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Dinesty Chinese Restaurant in the West End of Vancouver, British Columbia on 07-June-2015 for CA$4,50.


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