Moosehead Cracked Canoe | Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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Moosehead Cracked CanoeMoosehead Cracked Canoe

Brewed by:
Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
New Brunswick, Canada

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bobsy on 05-26-2009

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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of Boo-urns
3.33/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mousel
2.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of fortyfield
2.25/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes like cheap macro American beer even though its from a large Canadian "Micro". Mild, watery taste. Pale colour. This just isn't a good tasting beer.

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Photo of Simon212
2.69/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of InsideLiquorMan
4.43/5  rDev +72.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The problem with the reviewing system here is that people review almost every beer as if it was meant to be a craft brew. Let's all be honest here: domestics and crafts are two completely different worlds and are to be reviewed as such. Cracked Canoe is an honest, refreshing, light beer that is amazing for quenching thirst. This is the kind of beer that belongs in the fridge for when the boys come over or popped into the cooler for game day. It's an honest brew from a reputable brewery and it does exactly what it was designed to do: cool you down and keep the calories off.

For a light beer, this is one you don't see often and it's sure to please with a crowd. Skip the snobby craft reviews and enjoy this beer.

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Photo of Type40
1.35/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Alchemists have managed to distill ennui in its purest form, and the result is Cracked Canoe. Upon finishing my bottle, I can confirm that this beer has no discernible qualities. I had a vague notion that it was wet. It would be easier to rate municipal tap water from city to city than to try and compare this beer to other beers.

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Photo of headlessparrot
2.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Tacticalreload
2.26/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Not bad as something different to try. It is a light beer as it says on the tin, so don't expect much

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Photo of GoHabsGo
2.5/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jotora
2.5/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cycle69
2.37/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Manutd82
3.81/5  rDev +48.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cheap and the lighter cousin of Moose head. Always easy to drink no matter what the occasion. Would be one of my go to beers if having a drink midweek or just to keep in the fridge. Usually pretty cheap in Sask ($17 for 8) light enough to drink while watching a morning premier league soccer game at the weekend. If you see it try it, not had it on tap but will look out for it.

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Photo of Grogsky
3.4/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I rated this based on what I feel the beer is supposed to be. It's a nice light beer that you can just casually have with friends without worrying about getting buzzed off. Nice enough look (standard lager), tastes fairly good for a more generic beer, and because of what it is, I would recommend it for a nice lunch/hangout beer.

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Photo of misternebbie
2.87/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MJ63
3/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Danielr26
2.75/5  rDev +7%

Photo of wolf6656
3.75/5  rDev +45.9%

Probably the better of the light beer alternatives.
Very light, very refreshing. Great summer patio beer, as long as the object is refreshment, over flavour and buzz.
At 3.5, it has more alcohol than Molson Canadian 67, but also much more flavour.
This is a "going to a barbecue, gonna take a couple of beers" beer, dependimg on the weight of the user..
3 of these = the alcohol in 2 standard beers. Its like "cheater beer". Less alcohol (3.5%)than most light beers(4%), but without the brutal pasty flavour of things like Bud Light, Coors Light, or things like that. More refreshing than those mass market lights.
This is not a food pairing beer, or a special occasion beer, but it makes a dandy daily beer.

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Photo of Corson
1.75/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of RyanPollock
3/5  rDev +16.7%

Received a free can in a case of regular moosehead from a friend. The beer is bland, watery, and seriously light. Refreshing in the same way as a glass of water. This beer is good at quenching your thirst and not much more. There is some flavour to to beer and a slight taste of grain but overall water or nothing is the main taste that comes through. Not a terrible attempt but definitely not what i look for in a beer. Still a much better attempt at ultra light beer compared to Sleeman Clear or Molson 67. If you are looking for a light beer with solid taste skip out on Cracked Canoe and try Muskoka Detour or Amsterdamn 416 instead.

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Photo of slackt
1.08/5  rDev -58%

Photo of MasterOfArgos39
4.25/5  rDev +65.4%

Photo of Bf_89
2.75/5  rDev +7%

Photo of safaricook
2.75/5  rDev +7%

Photo of LoveBeerNo7
3.5/5  rDev +36.2%

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Moosehead Cracked Canoe from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
2.57 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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