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Leinenkugel's Light - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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67
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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 26.02%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ALESwhatCURESya on 01-06-2004

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As far as beers go, I must admit that I do not care for the majority of products in the "Light" category. Some, such as Bud Light, are completely undrinkable to me. I would like to further qualify my comments by saying that I do enjoy a good "working man's brew" and love finding the hidden gems in the line-ups of legacy brewers such as Leinenkugel's. This is one of those gems.

Leinenkugel's Light has a darker color than one might imagine, darker than many of the "non light" American adjunct lagers, and a good taste to go along with it. I may be in the minority here, but this is the lone example of where I prefer the "Light" derivative over the full-bodied version (in this case Leinenkugel's original). Leine's Light is simply just a refreshing brew, perfect after a long day out in the sun. We always seem to have a case on hand during the summer.

It's rumored that Leine's Light has been discontinued. It has come close to this fate on a number of occasions and I simply hope that does not happen. It would be disappointing to part ways with the one "Light" product that stands out as being simply a fine beer!

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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
67 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.