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Kokanee - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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187 Ratings
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 2.54
pDev: 25.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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Bland beer with a five finger fast reducing head

Similar to Coors Light in appearance,

Smells: malt, wet cereal, water

Taste: water, doesn't feel like a beer

Mouthfeel: thin, and watery

Overall, this was introduced to me as a local brew, so I had sought it out. It is watery, but it beats Bud Light or others in its class. Quite frankly, steer clear. Have a brown ale instead.from Big Rock if you happen to be in the City of Edmonton. I don't think anyone understands or appreciates craft brewing or micro brewing aside from the Big Rock brewing in town.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- Perfectly clear golden, yellow. Head is thick and white. Retention is mediocre.
S- The aroma is sweet grain, with a touch of just plain bread. The adjunct notes are there, but not overwhelming.
T- The same thing here. There isn't an abundance of flavor, which cuts both ways. It's not interesting but the adjunct flavors are low. Lightly sweet.
M- Very thin and watery. Really drinks easily.
O- Among the adjunct lagers, it's ok. Not bad, but it's not really noticable in any sense.

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Really not a lot to say about Kokanee. It's a light golden colour with little head that isn't going to stay around long. There isn't much on the nose at all, faint hops and corn. It tastes like a light beer, not a lot of flavour. Very watery, medium carbobation, goes down great on a hot day, works well as a thirst quencher, or if you want to take a couple beers down in a hurry, you're not drinking this for the taste of it, which isn't bad, just watered down and insignificat.

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Kokanee from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
62 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.