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Leinenkugel's Light - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's LightLeinenkugel's Light

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BA SCORE
67
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45 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 27.14%


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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ALESwhatCURESya on 01-06-2004)
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Reviews by happygnome:
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happygnome

Minnesota

2.33/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

a: normal light yellow appearance accompanied by a white head that is about a quarter inch high. head disapears fast leaving little lacing carbonation is very active
s: sweet malt aromas and hints of hop presence
t: watery, kind of sweet kind of bitter dry finish
m: sharp carbonatio nis sharp, a little too sharp

overall for a light lager this isnt too bad but i am not a big fan of this style

Serving type: can

03-22-2007 02:01:33 | More by happygnome
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Keith_Borlick

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

04-23-2014 00:27:54 | More by Keith_Borlick
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CraftPro

Minnesota

3.63/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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!

Serving type: can

03-25-2014 01:37:51 | More by CraftPro
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This pours a pale yellow hue with a foamy white head. The aroma is light with grain and yeast. The taste is thin, watery, and grainy. For being a “light beer” at least this has some decent flavor to it. Drink very easy leaving a lingering grain taste. Considering the price, this would be a better option than Miller Lite or Bud Light.

Serving type: can

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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
67 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.