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Kokanee Glacier Beer - Columbia Brewery

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BA SCORE
67
poor

109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 23.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | 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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ronaldo_epr

Texas

3/5  rDev +7.1%

06-02-2013 23:09:50 | More by ronaldo_epr
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WallingBrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +42.9%

05-27-2013 19:16:50 | More by WallingBrew
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seinfeldette

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-16-2013 20:12:59 | More by seinfeldette
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

05-09-2013 01:16:34 | More by leftoverburrito
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Olek4374

Alberta (Canada)

2.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Kokanee is a popular macro here in Edmonton, and everyone has had it at one point or another. It pours a pale yellow with not much smell to report. It's got dat corney taste that adjunct lagers have, but it is not as pronounced as some of the cheaper beers. Aftertaste is tolerable.

I'd grab this sooner than a bud or canadian. It's best cold and is very refreshing.

Serving type: can

05-07-2013 21:19:24 | More by Olek4374
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Lobstertainment

Ontario (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -37.5%

04-24-2013 06:59:23 | More by Lobstertainment
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LB22

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-12-2013 03:02:49 | More by LB22
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

04-06-2013 18:28:02 | More by Kahlerbock
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harpus

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-01-2013 19:47:40 | More by harpus
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

02-18-2013 01:46:52 | More by LampertLand
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Lazaro

Florida

3/5  rDev +7.1%

02-05-2013 19:54:17 | More by Lazaro
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-24-2013 17:24:56 | More by 4ster
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cliff1066

Virginia

3/5  rDev +7.1%

01-04-2013 17:50:51 | More by cliff1066
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3/5  rDev +7.1%

10-14-2012 19:34:31 | More by Chucker17
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allforbetterbeer

Colorado

3.2/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Well I have not reviewed a real adjunct lager in a while. Poured from a bottle.

A thin layer of white head caps a fizzy "well-hydrated person's urine" yellow body. The head disappears in record time.

Smells a little like a skunk splashed with PBR. Actually there is a sweet corn aroma that dominates and it really isn't so bad.

Light malty flavors of corn, rice, and barley paired with a generic "hop" flavor (not like actual hop flowers, but rather a bitter shadow of them). Every bit as complex as the usual American examples of this style.

The mouthfeel is fizzy and light. Light body.

Conclusion: Reminds me of Heineken more than MGD or Bud. Not terrible but nothing different than the usual. I really enjoy beers like this from time to time actually. No major flaws, nothing to differentiate it from the next adjunct lager.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 06:03:47 | More by allforbetterbeer
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SierraDeuce

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-01-2012 23:21:33 | More by SierraDeuce
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Firgy


3.5/5  rDev +25%

08-31-2012 22:15:48 | More by Firgy
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Melomanemusher

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev +7.1%

08-18-2012 06:04:29 | More by Melomanemusher
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grubefresh

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +25%

08-08-2012 03:18:40 | More by grubefresh
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Big_White_Bear


5/5  rDev +78.6%

07-22-2012 00:55:05 | More by Big_White_Bear
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womencantsail

California

2.18/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The pour is the appropriate pale yellow color with a short lived, but voluminous white head. An extremely powerful skunk aroma to this. A fair amount of grass along with some lemon, yeast, and sulfur. The flavor is mostly just sweet cereal notes with a bit of rice. Quite a bit of grass, lemon, and tons of skunkiness to go along with it all.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 21:16:29 | More by womencantsail
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DCon

Missouri

2.58/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed a 11.5 FL. OZ. - 340 ML bottle of this @ a friend’s house in Yakima, WA. Poured from the Blue/White Glazier labeled bottle into a 16oz Pint Glass. Has F05G21 on the front of the label (hardly visible) but doesn’t seem like a sign of a best by date...

Aroma- Almost no aroma present... Only thing I found was a sweet, watered down malt character. Below average for the style but should be some other things here!

Appearance- Pours a .5 finger head that dies quick. Has a pale straw colored body with great clarity. Leaves a bit of lacing behind.

Flavor- Very dry and has a sweet malty taste all the way through. No bitterness or hop, very average.

Mouthfeel- Light Bodied, High Carbonation, Corn, and this is all...

Overall Impression- A decent adjunct, but nothing special. Its always fun comparing different lagers from other countries and this one fell a bit below average. Give it a try yourself!

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 01:22:50 | More by DCon
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -28.6%

07-05-2012 22:14:54 | More by beerhunter13
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KK5150


3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-01-2012 22:54:29 | More by KK5150
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-20-2012 23:21:47 | More by cbcrunch
Kokanee Glacier Beer from Columbia Brewery
67 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.