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Leinenkugel's Light - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's LightLeinenkugel's Light

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BA SCORE
66
poor

50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 26.97%
Wants: 4
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ALESwhatCURESya on 01-06-2004)
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1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

MoyaHoya, Jun 23, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

Jimboe, Oct 03, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

JPatterson18, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of TastyTaste
1.93/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Clear gold color, little to no head. Light graininess in the nose, no hops, pretty much a cookie cutter light lager so far. Taste is actually kind of foul, slight skunkiness mixed in with cereal grain and maybe a little grassy malt. Again, no hops anywhere. Well carbonated, but this is still a subpar beer.

TastyTaste, Jun 20, 2005
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

deanis30, Mar 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

ShwarzAl3r, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of pweis909
2/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Disappointed to find this in the fridge. My spouse isn't as adventuresome as I am when it comes to beer.

Well, it's pale and carbonated. Taste's like other macro-"lite" beers. No flavor. If you are looking to drink a low-cal beer, maybe there is some social or psychological reason for going with the regional scale brewery instead of the multi-national, because I just don't see a difference in taste.

Like some other Leinie's products, but am not into this one.

pweis909, Jul 05, 2006
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

sweetpaulie73, Jan 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

jgunther71, Aug 14, 2013
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

soccerfancooch, Jun 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

tswater, Jun 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

tbeq00, Dec 24, 2011
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

dragomni, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of ZAP
2.15/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Pours a very clear light gold...nose is sweet corn....adjuncty...very watery mouthfeel...even for a light beer...taste has some faint corny sweetness....I expected a slight hint of the Leinies Original somewhat zesty hoppiness but it is nowhere to be found...the taste is OK but the wateryness just overrideds and dilutes the flavor..

Not one of the better light beers made....but drinkable in the right spot...I particularly enjoy it on the tennis court....last time I played the wife I pounded a six pack of water...errr leinie's lights while waxing her 7-5, 6-1 (notice the improved performance after hydrating with Leinies light!!! Fuck gatorade, there'snothing like a little barley flavored water to do the trick)

ABV might be about 3.2 or less....

A good water substitute with a little beer flavor...

ZAP, Jul 26, 2005
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2.2/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Can, brought back from the brewery tour. This is a pretty typical light beer. Pale yellow color, not much head (at least nothing that lasts more than 45 seconds). Not much for smell, grain with a bit of alcohol. Taste is similar, some grain or grass - tastes like light beer. Taste and mouthfeel are both watered down. Hops? no. Hard to be dissapointed, because you get what you would expect from the corresponding light version of a big name pale lager.

BigBry, Aug 06, 2005
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Shy5, Jan 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

green_plastic, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of happygnome
2.33/5  rDev -12.7%
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

happygnome, Mar 22, 2007
Photo of BeerLover99
2.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A: pale yellow, 2 finger head that disappears, good lacing.

S: sweet grain, very subtle hops.

T: grainy, dry finish, sweetness.

M: big carbonation, light body.

D: There are other better light beers and certainly much better
offerings by Leinenkugel's.

BeerLover99, Dec 29, 2010
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Cynic-ale, Aug 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

3agle87, Jul 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

sneezye, Sep 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Keith_Borlick, Apr 23, 2014
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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
66 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.