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Kräftig Light - William K Busch Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | 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:
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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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Chucker17, Oct 03, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev +8.1%

Stephen_Woods, Sep 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Faroveryonder, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of mgould10
3.75/5  rDev +21%

mgould10, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of schoon
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

schoon, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

JLaw55, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of Biff_Tannen
2/5  rDev -35.5%

Biff_Tannen, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of Wally1912
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Wally1912, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of schematix
4/5  rDev +29%
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

schematix, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of thefluker
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

thefluker, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of jmccullough108
2/5  rDev -35.5%

jmccullough108, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of Packman4IL
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Packman4IL, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Goosehunter75
2.79/5  rDev -10%
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

Goosehunter75, Aug 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

AleWatcher, Jun 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

rlb49, May 29, 2013
Photo of zeff80
3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
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.

zeff80, Mar 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Eaglefan344, Feb 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

tomhartnett, Dec 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

jharris0624, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
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

RonaldTheriot, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of Brewnah
4/5  rDev +29%

Brewnah, Aug 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

salinasa, Jun 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

gunclubchris, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of Bierwolf
3.28/5  rDev +5.8%
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.

Bierwolf, Apr 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

rev_jimmy, Apr 07, 2012
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Kräftig Light from William K Busch Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.