Kokanee Glacier Beer | Columbia Brewery

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Kokanee Glacier BeerKokanee Glacier Beer

Brewed by:
Columbia Brewery
British Columbia, Canada

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of Incommunicado811
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Josh012012
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.03/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with a nice two finger pure white head with nice retention and lots of lacing. Looks good for an adjunct lager. Standard adjunct lager aroma of sweet malt, grain and faint grassy hops. Flavor follows with sweet malt and grain, finishing with hints of grassy hops and a surprisingly sweet finish, which is almost articicially saccharine, but probably related to corn adjuncts. Light bodied. A fairly standard adjunct lager, safe and tame and lightly sweet; the noted sweetness in the finish was pleasant at first,but left me wishing for a bit more hops instead. A light, mellow adjunct lager as expected. Another stray single bottle from the bargain basket at the local grocery store.

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Photo of DaveRinn
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Zorro
2.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Clear yellow colored beer with a small white colored head.

Smells mildly malty with detectable levels of noble hop aroma. Slightly spicy and grassy. Slight lemon aroma.

Starts out fairly dry with a slight lemon flavor. Toasted grain flavor and no off tastes. This is pretty clean.

Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall a pretty clean and not particularly notable beer. Boring but competent and cleaner tasting than Budweiser.

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Photo of Hoagie
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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2/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Aaron_Ramson
3.71/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A friend of mine from Utah grew up drinking this beer and couldn't wait to give me a bottle to try. He called it "way better than Coors light", which let me know exactly what I was gettin myself into. Taking that in mind, I truly enjoyed this beer. Pale light lager with a nose of grain, corn and hops that balance very well. The taste is light and soft; cereal grains, husk, corn, very clean with a medium thin yet creamy mouthfeel. Highly carbonated but does not "bite". A very tasty session beer that is superior to American adjunct lagers, and does indeed taste "way better than Coors light".

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Photo of DamageCase76
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -55.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +59.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +33%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of ZachT
2.16/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Another macrolager, same as the others

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of bondjedi
3.29/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crisp and cold, redolent of hockey, lumberjacks, wolverines, and the Yukon. But for that there isn't much to recommend here - doesn't taste bad but doesn't taste good, either. Pours with a hearty glug glug, a neutral yellow and a foam that disappears quickly. You'll need at least a twelver to get your swerve on.

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Photo of magpieken
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

Kokanee Glacier Beer from Columbia Brewery
2.82 out of 5 based on 167 ratings.
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