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

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RATINGS: 477   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.


1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
jtclockwork (12845) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Very clear, almost like fresh glacier water. Pungent lager. No real taste. Rated 8/13/02

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mcberko (11870) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
My choice for worst Canadian macros. Light-bodied, watery and weak. Still better than Bud, Miller, etc.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerandBlues2 (11659) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 30, 2006
12-oz. bottle. Pours pale yellow with a rocky white head, bubbly. Aroma is yeast (grassy) and malt (biscuit) with light hop notes. Buttery malt, sour and tart grassy, straw flavor, low sweetness, metal notes. Light bodied and fizzy to creamy palate.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bov (11456) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 16, 2000

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dogbrick (10707) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2008
Can from a beer store in Prince Rupert, BC. The beer pours a clear yellow-gold color with a thick and foamy white head that recedes slowly. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of grainy malt and very light hops. Light-bodied with mild flavors of sweet malt, hay and hops. The finish is clean and lightly sweet and leaves a touch of hops aftertaste. Alright for what it is.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (10657) - Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2011
12 oz twist off. Generic macro Canadian brand. It pours an extremely light gold with a bright white head. The smell is almost non-existent but there is a bti of malt and corn. The flavor is sweet for an adjunct lager. It has a bit of nuttiness. It is better than an average AAL but it is still swill.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sammy (10555) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2006
Serviceable lager, with a light body with a bit of fluffly white head. Light colour, only some metallic taste and refreshing malt flavoured water.Inoffensive mild taste, and scent, even when not ice cold after skiing. Fizzy carbonation

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (10512) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Can - Light grains and very sweet. Pale gold with a fizzy head that disappears almost immediately. Sweet apple and corn. Another sweet pale lager that is not good nor offensive.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
adnielsen (10360) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle @ home. Pale light yellow appearance with a white head. Pale malty, bitter lager nose. Watery, bland, bitter, nasty, lightly flavored pale lager. Yuck!

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
shrubber85 (9935) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Can. Lemon and light barley malt aroma. Pale yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet lemon and light barley malt flavor. Watery palate. Drinkable but very standard pale lager.


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