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Kräftig Light - William K Busch Brewing Company

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Kräftig LightKräftig Light

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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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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
Photo of Tone
3.55/5  rDev +14.5%
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.

Tone, Dec 12, 2011
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 AleWatcher
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

AleWatcher, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of Chucker17
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Chucker17, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of peabody
2.93/5  rDev -5.5%
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.

peabody, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of Eaglefan344
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Eaglefan344, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of bnes09
3.33/5  rDev +7.4%
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.

bnes09, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of jharris0624
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

jharris0624, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of GossageBrewery
3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
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.

GossageBrewery, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of jmccullough108
2/5  rDev -35.5%

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

salinasa, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of schoon
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

schoon, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of Wally1912
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Wally1912, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of Faroveryonder
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Faroveryonder, Aug 13, 2014
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
Photo of Biff_Tannen
2/5  rDev -35.5%

Biff_Tannen, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of thefluker
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

thefluker, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of gunclubchris
3/5  rDev -3.2%

gunclubchris, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of Packman4IL
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Packman4IL, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Stephen_Woods
3.35/5  rDev +8.1%

Stephen_Woods, Sep 15, 2014
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
Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

JLaw55, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of tomhartnett
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

tomhartnett, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of rlb49
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

rlb49, May 29, 2013
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Kräftig Light from William K Busch Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.