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Kokanee Glacier Beer - Columbia Brewery

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Kokanee Glacier BeerKokanee Glacier Beer

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 24.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Columbia Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: riversider76 on 03-30-2008)
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Reviews by wordemupg:
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Alberta (Canada)

2.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500ml can poured into 500ml schneider weisse glass on aug17 2009

A clear straw yellow, with a big bubbly head that had some retention and even some lace. heavy bubbles float up from every point within the glass, not what i expected

S not as nice quite plain, mild hops and some sweet grains

T as it smells really, another big name beer nothing great going on here. from a king it has time to warm up, this is not a good thing, drink ice cold

MD a little to much carbonation for me and nothing nice to say about the last few sips

another plain lager try it if you must

Serving type: can

08-18-2009 04:02:17 | More by wordemupg
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2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-24-2014 04:24:58 | More by krl2112
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Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-23-2014 08:35:05 | More by ThomasT
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Alberta (Canada)

1/5  rDev -64%

07-18-2014 09:45:42 | More by RandyFlameThrower
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2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-12-2014 16:32:01 | More by lakersfan16
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2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-10-2014 23:10:12 | More by ortie
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Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-05-2014 02:09:21 | More by LDuke
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4/5  rDev +43.9%

06-20-2014 23:38:15 | More by J_Dub
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

1/5  rDev -64%

06-19-2014 00:34:47 | More by graybayou
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Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev +7.9%

06-16-2014 19:19:27 | More by DaveR514
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

2/5  rDev -28.1%

05-31-2014 05:42:59 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Alberta (Canada)

2/5  rDev -28.1%

05-29-2014 02:04:08 | More by Slongie
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New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev +7.9%

05-18-2014 06:26:23 | More by DreamDeath
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1.5/5  rDev -46%

05-12-2014 01:01:46 | More by Georgiabeer
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North Dakota

3/5  rDev +7.9%

05-04-2014 16:30:43 | More by DiggerDahl
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3.18/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 11.5oz bottle into pint glass.
Appearance: pours a thick sudsy white head which slowly recedes with moderate lacing. Color is clear straw with plenty of streaming carbonation.
Aroma: lightly toasted barley malt dominates with a bit of grassy herbal hops in the background. Mouthfeel: light and crisp with a quite dry finish.
Flavor: sweet barley malt, some corn sweetness, some mild hop in the finish. There is also a bit of paperiness and a bit of green apple.
Overall: a mild, pleasant, refreshing lager.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 19:00:08 | More by Foyle
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3.25/5  rDev +16.9%

04-07-2014 01:29:38 | More by habaceeba
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +7.9%

04-06-2014 00:32:24 | More by jmkoscie
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3/5  rDev +7.9%

03-28-2014 04:23:25 | More by DaveMiller
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2.83/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a pint can into a shaker pint glass. A semi-aggressive pour produces about 1.5 inches of creamy, frothy head. This settles down to about 1/8 inch and sticks around for the duration. The beer is a pale straw color with pretty active carbonation.

Light corn and cooked vegetable characteristics are in evidence in the flavor and aroma, but nothing too off-putting. Actually, it's rather watery in flavor and mouthfeel. Maybe just a slight tang of metal. I don't detect any of the skunkiness that I associate with Canadian brews. The finish is quite clean with just a tad bit of lingering sweetness. Some light floral hops are perhaps in play, but barely detectable.

This is a clean tasting, light bodied beer with good head retention, and rather easy to drink. You could do a lot worse with the AALs out there. I paid $6.99 for a six pack of pint cans at a Safeway store.

Note: I modified this review after drinking about three of these in succession. The wateriness really gets to me after awhile. Though I don't expect much for the style, this beer could really use some flavor.

Serving type: can

03-24-2014 03:33:18 | More by archyquaffer
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New York

3.41/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours bright straw gold with a inch of white soapy foam that fell fast and left no lace just a thin ring. Nose is pristine. Light sweet corn and a bit of grain. No fruit. The hops show up only to give a bit of grass. Taste is crisp, clean and mild except for a bit of bite from carbonation. Has a thin body with a touch of dry cracker and sweet corn. No fruit. I really like it. As it warms rather than discover a bunch of off flavors that compel you to drink this quickly, this one shows off a bit of water that I would say tastes like new snow. They claim to use mountain stream water in their brewing.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 18:24:57 | More by utopiajane
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3/5  rDev +7.9%

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Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev +7.9%

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Kokanee Glacier Beer from Columbia Brewery
67 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.