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Kräftig Light - William K Busch Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Kräftig LightKräftig Light

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11 Reviews
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Reviews: 11
Hads: 41
Avg: 3.13
pDev: 30.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
William K Busch Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Tone on 12-12-2011

Kräftig Light is clean and malty with no lingering aftertaste. A well-balanced brew in terms of hops and malt. Flavorful. Refreshing.

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Reviews: 11 | Hads: 41
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2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

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Photo of valkyre65
2.94/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of schoon
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of jheezee
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Eaglefan344
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This tastes like what I imagine Bud Light tasted like before corporate greed took over. Still not going to kick you in the face with flavor, but what is there is pleasant. This is a nice sessionable lager that would be very easy to throw a few back of.

Would drink again.

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Photo of Faroveryonder
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of peabody
2.91/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours out straw yellow with decent bubbles. Looks like any AB brew.
Smell is very light yeast and alcohol. Not a lot here.
Taste isn't that bad. You could def. drink this instead of Bud Lite.
Mouthfeel is very clean and that isn't really a good thing.
Overall not a bad beer, just not a good beer.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.03/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Kraftig Light has a thick, slightly off-white head and a clear, somewhat bubbly, golden appearance. There is no lacing associated with this beer. The aroma is faint, but one can pick up sweetness, light barley malt, and metal. Taste is of very mildly-roasted malt, sweetness, some aluminum, and bread. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Kraftig Light finishes crisp, fairly refreshing, drinkable, and mostly dry. Overall, this is at best and average light beer. There are no foul aspects, however.


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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rev_jimmy
2/5  rDev -36.1%

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2/5  rDev -36.1%

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3/5  rDev -4.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

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2/5  rDev -36.1%

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3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

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3.35/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Tone
3.55/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, straw color. 6/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and slight lacing. Smells of citrus hops, pale malt, slight sweet malt, a hint of wheat. Fits the style of a Light Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, hint of sweet malt, hint of wheat, and a hint of hops. Overall, as far as a Light Lager, this is a pretty good beer. Good appearance, feel, blend, and body.

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Photo of schematix
4/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pale, golden yellow. Poured from a can straight into the center of the glass. Fizzy head dissipated as quick as it formed.

S - Grain and corn with some yeasty notes.

T - Subtle sweet grain. Minimal hop flavor but there is some bitterness to balance. Malt flavor is better than average for the style.

M - Crisp, clean and moderately high carbonation that is perfect for the style.

O - Very good example of the style. Flavor approaching a more premium american lager, but in the ABV range and calorie range of a light lager. Very clean flavor. I don't see any major faults considering the style. I would suggest at least giving it a try.

Serving type: can

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Photo of gunclubchris
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of GossageBrewery
3.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Excited to add my first brewery to the site! I poured this Light Lager from a bottle into a pint glass. It pours a clear straw color, produces a decent white head and has average retention. There is some lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma smells of pale malt,and a slight suggestion of earthy hops. The taste is light in body, mouthfeel is nice and features a base of pale malt, and a touch of hops. For a light lager, its pretty well balanced, slightly above average flavor- I would have to prefer this to Bud Light. Don't get to excited, at the end of the day its still a light lager. It's a contract brewed beer, not exactly craft, not exactly marco brewed either.

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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Suds
2.96/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Golden-straw in color with a soapy head. The aroma is grainy, with some grass. More aroma and flavor than a typical light beer, but it is still slim and faint. It is, however, clean and thirst quenching.

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4/5  rDev +27.8%

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Kräftig Light from William K Busch Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.