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Kräftig Light - William K Busch Brewing Company

Kräftig LightKräftig Light

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23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 18.09%


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

9 IBU

(Beer added by: Tone on 12-12-2011)
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Ratings: 23 | Reviews: 9 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Brewnah:
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Brewnah


4/5  rDev +31.6%

08-30-2012 22:32:01 | More by Brewnah
More User Reviews:
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Biff_Tannen

Missouri

2/5  rDev -34.2%

12-25-2013 16:38:33 | More by Biff_Tannen
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-08-2013 15:20:47 | More by Wally1912
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schematix

Missouri

4/5  rDev +31.6%
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

Serving type: can

10-29-2013 01:53:36 | More by schematix
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thefluker

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

08-31-2013 13:30:26 | More by thefluker
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jmccullough108

Missouri

2/5  rDev -34.2%

08-26-2013 03:04:00 | More by jmccullough108
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Packman4IL

Illinois

3/5  rDev -1.3%

08-09-2013 02:27:34 | More by Packman4IL
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

2.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A - Pours a very light straw color with a nice 2 finger fluffy white head. Very nice carbonation as well

S - Not much on aroma. Smells like corn

T - Honestly a pretty decent light lager. It does have a little flavor. Seems slightly grassy.

M - Quite thin as expected.

O - A good alternative to Bud Light. It does have slightly more flavor. Nothing special though

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 12:46:14 | More by Goosehunter75
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AleWatcher

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

06-19-2013 23:16:09 | More by AleWatcher
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rlb49

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

05-29-2013 21:57:05 | More by rlb49
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zeff80

Missouri

3.05/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Poured out a pale, golden yellow color with a one-finger, bubbly head of foam. It left little to no lacing.

S - It smelled of grains with some floral notes.

T - It had a sweet grain flavor with a touch of caramel and a slight spicy bitterness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light bodied lager with a dry finish.

O - This is an okay light lager. Better than most that are out there.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 01:42:15 | More by zeff80
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

02-04-2013 04:31:52 | More by Eaglefan344
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tomhartnett

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

12-09-2012 02:50:47 | More by tomhartnett
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-15-2012 05:42:05 | More by jharris0624
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

RJT

Serving type: can

09-05-2012 14:39:59 | More by RonaldTheriot
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salinasa

Delaware

3/5  rDev -1.3%

06-28-2012 19:10:53 | More by salinasa
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gunclubchris

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -1.3%

06-27-2012 22:10:49 | More by gunclubchris
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Bierwolf

Missouri

3.28/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle poured into a pilsener glass. No "born on" or "best by" date.

Appearance: A nice medium yellow, slightly hazy. About a finger of white, fizzy foam that was gone in about a minute leaving no lacing. Nice carbonation bubbles.

Smell: Both malt and hops with more on the malt side and floral notes in the background.

Taste: There were more hops than malt here. Slight bitterness with citrus notes.

Mouth Feel: Like most light lagers it was pretty thin. Light carbonic tongue bite.

Overall: I've had a number of domestic lights and this is better than any of those. It tastes a bit more like a lager than the others. Still a light beer but a decent one.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 16:36:18 | More by Bierwolf
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rev_jimmy

New York

2/5  rDev -34.2%

04-07-2012 12:40:22 | More by rev_jimmy
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peabody

Kentucky

2.93/5  rDev -3.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 15:52:34 | More by peabody
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bnes09

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Transparent straw color. Very weak head that fades to nothing. Soda bubbles form on the side of the glass.

Ultra clean smell of rice and a hint of corn.

Mild wheat grain flavor mixed with rice and corn husk. No skunkiness. Hint of leafy hop is barely detectable.

Light feel and high carbonation. Just enough texture to say it has a body. Crisp finish.

Slightly above average for the style. Smooth and easy to drink. Lacking in flavor, as expected. Standard AB flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 06:15:11 | More by bnes09
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.05/5  rDev +0.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 22:52:34 | More by GossageBrewery
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Tone

Missouri

3.55/5  rDev +16.8%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 17:11:35 | More by Tone
Kräftig Light from William K Busch Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.