Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Leinenkugel's Creamy DarkLeinenkugel's Creamy Dark

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

863 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 863
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.07%
Wants: 13
Gots: 60 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 863 | Reviews: 311 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of AFDerek
2.88/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of mattday25
3.28/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.92/5  rDev +17.4%

Serving style : 12 oz bottle from $1.49 singles cooler poured for appearance.

Appearance (3.75) : Nice, toasted almond sudsy two fingered head that sticks around for a minute or so and finally settles at about half a finger. Leaves small bubbly webs on the glass. Body is dark chocolate/deep maroon colored and appropriate for the style.

Smell (3.75) : Nutty - perhaps roasted nut; bitter hop, toasted malts, spice. Further in is fresh shucked corn, a bit of coffee bean, and amaretto.

Taste (3.75) : A full american lager flavor with coffee notes and some small hop bitterness. A bit of that nuttiness surfaces towards the finish. Maybe a hint of blueberry. Finishes great. This really is an easy drinking, great tasting dark lager.

Sub note...The bottle reveals straight dark coffee notes. If you're a fan of coffee-tasting beers, drink this one from the bottle - you'll get more of it here.

Mouthfeel (4) : Entirely drinkable, easily a session beer. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, creamy, thick, full, and ends semi-dry. An impressive attempt at a dark lager. Super drinkable for how dark it tastes and how easily one could say it's like a porter or stout.

Overall (3.92) : This beer is probably my favorite Leinenkugels' yet. It's sessionable, tastes great, has a nutty coffee flavor, and still retains that dark euro smoothness. I'd buy a six pack to stock in my fridge in a heartbeat. Good stuff.

Photo of JVan
3.24/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Brams17
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of EthanS1
4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

Photo of jsash10
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of MIrvine
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of F22Chris
2.08/5  rDev -37.7%

Photo of snotster
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.18/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Rymish
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of weaf
4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

Excellent black lager.

Photo of tpeters
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of misternebbie
1.8/5  rDev -46.1%

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Lovethemhopps
3.04/5  rDev -9%

Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of beznez12
4.2/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of getkrunkhoe
2/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of srbutler3
3.48/5  rDev +4.2%

Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 863 ratings.