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Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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77
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861 Ratings
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Ratings: 861
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.07%
Wants: 13
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002)
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Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.