Brewed by Moosehead Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Saint John, Canada


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cracked Canoe is a premium light lager that is slow-brewed to perfection. Take your time to enjoy it. After all, we take our time to make it.

Gorbalev's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, - MAY 1, 2009
Can, I’ll credit the person when I am sure I will not get them in trouble. Great packaging - I’d check this beer out if it was sitting on the shelf, sleek, black, looks cool. Or interesting at least. In the glass it pours a very very pale yellow with a nice creamy white head that surprisingly sticks around. Lots of streaming bubbles as well. Aroma is not good though - Grassy and corny, not nice. Taste - ok. It is a light beer, so I was not expecting much. It is clean, nothing off, but no real flavour either. It tastes like a light pale lager that might have a tad more flavour than a Coors Light. There might even be the hint of hops in the finish and the body is a bit more robust (in relative terms) than normal. But that’s about it. Using "Light" is not an excuse when I can have world class flavourful beers below 4% from Grand River down the road - if they can do it, why can’t Moosehead?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
westy2889 (8) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015 does not count
For 3.5% ABV, I must say this has a lot more flavour than most light beers at 4% and even more so than some between 4-5%. With that said it taste very similar to MooseHead Lager from what I can remember, with that slightly skunky taste. If you’re watching your caloric intake, at 90 calories this isn’t that bad. Certainly better than Canadian 67 which is 3%, but the extra .5% is worth the 23 calories.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
PictouRx (158) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
They take time to make it? Time to scrape the froth off Moosehead regular beer from the vat and leave to skunk in the sun, then bottle? This stuff is quite foul, may I say on par or worse than MGD or Coors light.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
lesifflebiere (1521) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Blonde pétillante super pâle, au nez carrément absent, et à l’effervescence presque agressive. La bouche est bien rincée à chaque gorgée, pour être désaltérante, elle l’est. Extrêmement mince, et la seule saveur perceptible est celle de légères céréales blondes. Terriblement ennuyante, mais ça se boit.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
RhetoricalAns (666) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Basically nothing in this can but some coloured water with a few bubbles. Points given for it technically being a beer and bonus for it not being offensive.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
daniel0017 (426) - Yukon, CANADA - JUN 8, 2014
Bland, tasteless, boring. Acrid, dry. Leaves a bad taste in mouth. Nasty stuff. Never again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAY 31, 2014
Oh my gosh, this beer is exceptionally light. Little colour, little taste, no body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerhunter111 (12255) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, leicht süß. Geschmack wässrig, leicht malzig getreidig, minimal herb.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mnurda (1214) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
On tap at union social. Light straw colour. Not my style of beer. Not so great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Theis (14655) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear yellow - white head. Thin, cardboard, musk, grainy, corn, watery, wow this in very bad.... and boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
anders37 (20413) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2013
Can @ yespr. Pours a clear very pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity grainy cardboard aroma. Fruity weak malty watery corn flavor. Has a fruity malty corny watery finish.

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