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Leinenkugel's Red - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
72
okay

737 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 309
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 17.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-26-2001)
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trioxin


1/5  rDev -67.8%

05-05-2012 01:21:50 | More by trioxin
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Ouroborus

Iowa

1/5  rDev -67.8%

02-26-2012 02:45:44 | More by Ouroborus
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -67.8%

10-18-2012 03:27:37 | More by tmars13
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Illini5596

Illinois

1.15/5  rDev -63%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Yet another bottle of cheap Wisconsin beer unfortunately. The appearance is very unimpressive, there was some head, but the beer itself looked watery with very little lace. The smell was almost non-existance, other than a slightly unpleasant odor. Tastewise is was undrinkable, watery, sour (not in a good hops sour way either), with little taste what so ever except for an after taste that made you want to dump out the rest of the beer. Which is exactly what I did. I don't recommend this to anyone.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2005 17:33:41 | More by Illini5596
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rye726

Colorado

1.2/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This lager pours a clear red color with a weak beige head. The nose has some stale malts and not much else. The taste reminds me more of lager than red. Really light malts with some old hops. The body is watery and over carbonated. I had a few sips of this and dumped the rest out.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2008 03:41:44 | More by rye726
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joshshepperd


1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

07-04-2014 03:12:40 | More by joshshepperd
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klipper

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

08-01-2012 22:12:11 | More by klipper
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ccozzi

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

06-05-2012 00:52:34 | More by ccozzi
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Tee76

Michigan

1.6/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Beer had a red color to it,and not much of a head on it.The head it did have disappeared quickly.

Very faint smell to the beer (faint caramel smell)

Very light bodied beer with not much flavor at all,very watered down.

A watered down almost flat beer, with not enough flavor to make you want to drink a second one.You're better off drinking a light beer from one of the bigger companies, at least that way you'll get some sort of taste and flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2009 17:42:27 | More by Tee76
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sendbeer

Georgia

1.75/5  rDev -43.7%

07-03-2013 14:50:04 | More by sendbeer
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

1.75/5  rDev -43.7%

05-12-2014 03:51:28 | More by Georgiabeer
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albern

Massachusetts

1.9/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Good Lord, someone should bonk me on the head the next time I reach for a Leine because I have yet to taste one that I would consider good. This one could be the worst yet. It is dreadful. It doesn't look bad mind you, a very clear amber with red notes, some carbonation. The nose is typical of Leine beers, it has that wet cardboard, malty mustiness that just seems indicative of a cheaply made beer. One or two sips of this and away it went. This has a very dry, cracked malty flavor, with a strong musty red roasted graininess that is really hard to get down. The aftertaste is like a chemical explosion in the mouth of flavors that just shouldn't be there and have no business being something one would drink. Wow! this is bad stuff.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2009 18:57:34 | More by albern
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

1.98/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Light reddish-copper in color. Clear and fizzy. Head is white and creamy; leaves little lacing. Average or worse head retention. Rather light for a Dunkel.

Smell - Light sweet malt aroma. Very little if any roasted or caramel notes. Smells more like a much lighter category of lager.

Taste - Sweet malts. Very light nuttiness (almond or walnut). Little lemony sourness at the back end, not real balanced. I would not consider this a very complex beer. One note, two at the max.

Mouthfeel - Light (actually pretty full for a Leinie's) for a Dunkel.

Drinkability - Not as poor as many of Leinie's products. The flavor is not bad on this beer, but doesn't match up to the standards for a dunkel. I'd drink this before most large brewery products. I would not, however, buy this if I wanted a dunkel.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2006 01:10:27 | More by scaliasux
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GBB

Colorado

1.98/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Not the most interesting name for a beer but ok. Pours a darkish red to amber color that is clear and has a limited head that quickly dissipates and no lacing

The smell is non-existent but limited malt hints are present. Some bready notes and a very faint Vienna note. Clean yeast.

The taste is a bit watered down but some graininess and mild flavors. A slight taste of some earthy hop tones but overall this is a bland beer. Slight sour on the finish. No real ester or phenols, relatively clean. Not really to style though.

The mouthfeel is light. A bit wispy and a touch sour in the finish. Could use a lot more depth and complexity. Would like more malt backing and the hops are wrong for style. Clean yeast notes though.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2011 20:33:52 | More by GBB
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.7%

11-25-2011 08:10:55 | More by TimoP
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MoyaHoya

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -35.7%

06-23-2014 17:35:40 | More by MoyaHoya
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Iowa

2/5  rDev -35.7%

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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.7%

02-21-2012 01:45:57 | More by Hopstimatic
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Michigan

2/5  rDev -35.7%

03-18-2012 23:06:06 | More by SpartanHistory2013
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Illinois

2/5  rDev -35.7%

04-12-2012 01:21:20 | More by smartassboiler
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Illinois

2/5  rDev -35.7%

08-24-2013 01:16:34 | More by harrylee773
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.7%

01-04-2013 03:06:42 | More by TheBigBoy
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Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -35.7%

11-16-2011 01:49:35 | More by doucmehu
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2/5  rDev -35.7%

01-01-2013 00:06:33 | More by Raynae
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Florida

2/5  rDev -35.7%

03-21-2012 03:44:20 | More by Metal4Breakfast
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Leinenkugel's Red from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.