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Leinenkugel's Light - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
66
poor

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.66
pDev: 27.07%
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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Tone

Missouri

2.8/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours a clear, pale yellow color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and poor lacing. Smells of adjunct, pale malt, and yeast. Fits the style of a Light Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with a high carbonation level. Tastes of adjunct, pale malt, yeast, and very slight hop. Overall, not a real good light lager - I wouldn't recommend.

07-08-2009 05:16:05 | More by Tone
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -6%

08-01-2013 02:45:29 | More by Cynic-ale
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ZAP

Minnesota

2.15/5  rDev -19.2%

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...

07-26-2005 04:34:03 | More by ZAP
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Haybeerman

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

02-07-2013 21:44:48 | More by Haybeerman
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Brenden

Ohio

3.15/5  rDev +18.4%

Pours clean and clear. Lacing is a bit light and the head isn't anything to dance about. One of the better tasting light beers I've had, which isn't saying all that much. Surprisingly drinkable. Only a slightly watered-down taste, less than many lights. Fairly decent light offering.

01-24-2009 18:28:54 | More by Brenden
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ZEB89

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -6%

05-05-2013 13:07:50 | More by ZEB89
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TX-Badger

Texas

3/5  rDev +12.8%

06-05-2014 22:34:07 | More by TX-Badger
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TastyTaste

Minnesota

1.93/5  rDev -27.4%

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.

06-20-2005 13:25:30 | More by TastyTaste
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BeerLover99

Illinois

2.45/5  rDev -7.9%

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.

12-29-2010 18:31:06 | More by BeerLover99
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

2.2/5  rDev -17.3%

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.

08-06-2005 19:43:15 | More by BigBry
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

03-13-2013 05:21:42 | More by Zachtheporter
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +31.6%

10-01-2012 04:57:17 | More by bigbeers84
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tbeq00

California

2/5  rDev -24.8%

12-24-2011 04:15:22 | More by tbeq00
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jgunther71

Illinois

2/5  rDev -24.8%

08-14-2013 19:17:18 | More by jgunther71
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

2.55/5  rDev -4.1%

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.

03-16-2013 04:54:54 | More by Lemke10
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tswater

Colorado

2/5  rDev -24.8%

06-07-2013 20:09:18 | More by tswater
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Inglewood

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

02-25-2014 16:58:36 | More by Inglewood
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +50.4%

11-21-2011 22:58:09 | More by KC9LDB
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3/5  rDev +12.8%

11-28-2011 18:22:43 | More by scootercrabb
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happygnome

Minnesota

2.33/5  rDev -12.4%

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

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

Wisconsin

2.73/5  rDev +2.6%

I am not a fan of light lagers but since my sister brought me back two bottles of this from the brewery, I figured I would try it. This beer is not really limited edition, but it is only circulated within 60 miles of the Leinenkugel Brewery. This looked more like a bottle of water being poured than a beer. There was a small amount of a wheaty aroma, but nothing else. The taste; what taste! This would be a good beer for someone who hates the taste of beer. Some may enjoy it for something light, but not myself.

01-06-2004 23:48:23 | More by ALESwhatCURESya
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sneezye

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -6%

09-02-2013 03:32:37 | More by sneezye
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pweis909

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -24.8%

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.

07-05-2006 18:43:00 | More by pweis909
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dragomni

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -24.8%

01-02-2012 22:41:59 | More by dragomni
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-17-2014 14:22:48 | More by green_plastic
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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
66 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.