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

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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12/5   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.

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2.4
mabel (10004) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2007
[084-20061103] Tap @ St.Louis (Toronto, ON). Grainy bread aroma. Clear, pale golden straw-coloured body with a medium-lasting creamy white head. Grainy bread taste still, light booze, aftertaste is OK. Palate is a nice light feel. Comes together and is repeatable at a game, say, but is not particularly memorable.

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blipp (9904) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Bottle. Pours light gold with a white head. Light sweet malt aroma with grain and honey. Light clean body. Flavor is again malty with grain and a hint of grass. Not that bad.

1.3
douglas88 (9795) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 8, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2008 Bottle bought at the Utah State Store. Pours a very clear yellow with a small white head. Usually, I see a beer with this much clarity as a good thing in a pale lager. The aroma is is mostly skunky and metallic notes. The taste is pretty bad; first, it surprises me how much alcohol is in the taste, like a over fermented batch of corn and stagnant water. Some soap and odd metal in there too. Sorry, but this was pretty bad.

2.6
Skinnyviking (9767) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2006
Draught. Relatively high white head. Clear yellow body. Nice hops aroma and flavor with a pleasant bitternes.. High carbonation.

1.4
solidfunk (9734) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2011
What can i say? I drank it when i was 16 and thought it was better than molson canadian and labatts. Today, having sipped a new one with a fresh mind, i can’t say much more. Avoid, unless your only choice is one of the aforementioned.

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arminjewell (9727) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Pours clear yellow, thin white head. Aroma has a tiny bit of grass, some grain. Taste is very weak with notes of grass, some grain and bread, tiny bitter at the end.

1.8
3fourths (9367) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2003 Very light afternoon beer, not much taste, but not as carbonated as macro beer. I remember it being better though.

2.6
Ibrew2or3 (8913) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Rockin’ the Kokanee! (You know chicks dig it, right?). 340mL bottle pours with a clear pale gold body that supports a white head. The aroma offers up corn, corn flakes, floral hops and grainy malts. The taste is similar with sweet malts, corn, floral hops and then some mild grainy malts that take a stab at balancing out the sweetness. It gets a bit mineral here and there too. Not bad as there is some balance achieved that offers a small island amid the sea of sweetness.

1.9
BuckeyeBoy (8860) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 2, 2006
12 oz bottle Pours out like a normal bud or something like that. Very lite with a white head. Not much there but does go down smooth.

2.9
jredmond (8839) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Draft at heart and crown in ottawa Canada. Pours a clear golden body. Aroma is standard pale lager. Taste is pretty flavorless... but not offensive at all. A decent pale lager


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