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Kokanee - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

160 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 2.58
pDev: 24.42%


Brewed by:
Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Kokanee has been one of B.C.’s best-selling beers for more than ten years and was awarded a Silver medal at the 1996 Brewing Industry International Awards. Brewed using a blend of Pacific Northwest hops, Kokanee delivers a smooth, clean and lightly hopped taste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-25-2002)
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DoubleJ

California

2.8/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Right now, a "glacier fresh beer" sounds like it would hit the spot. Whether this actually is good or not is another story. 11.5 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

A pale shade of brilliant yellow, if that makes any sense. The creamy white head on top holds up pretty well and surprisingly throws up lots of good lace. The aroma has some cooked cereals and some sulfur. It could be worse.

Off-flavors are minimal, but so in the flavor in general. Light doeses of simple esters and dried grass lead the charge of this Western Canadian beer. Also there's a trace of cereals which linger in the aftertaste. The carbonation level is medium-high, and has a refreshing character. Quite clean overall.

On the bland side of flavor, and also lacking nasty off-flavors so commonly found in macro lager. This would be good to quench any thoughless thirst; that isn't much of a compliment, but better that than nothing.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 08:31:04 | More by DoubleJ
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Kokanee from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
63 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.