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Leinenkugel's Original - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's OriginalLeinenkugel's Original

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BA SCORE
69
poor

408 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 408
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 20.82%


Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-11-2002)
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JudgeRoughneck

Louisiana

3.43/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is very typical in appearance, light, watery, transparent gold. At least it is not pee yellow. Head is basically little white ring around the top, although it had head for like one second. Smells of faint lupulin.. Suprisingly, no adjunct is detectable in the scent.

Tastes of sweet light malt and just barely picks up hints of corn. There is a slight lupulin bitter that is almost lost in the carbonation. Finish is a little biscuity and there is no aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and lightly carbonated. Although this lacks the crispness desirable in the style, I'd say its one of the better macros I've had simply because the elements of beer are actually recognizable in it and adjucts seem to be used sparingly, if at all.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2006 19:04:43 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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Best by March 31, 2014 marked on the neck of the bottle:

Pours golden with a nice white head. Trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of musty grain with a hint of soap.

The taste is of grainy malt, husk and a touch of soap. Virtually tasteless hops gives some dry balance to the sweetness in the finish.

Pretty crisp, a little fizz sticks to the tongue, but not too fizzy overall.

A bland lager with an odd, though mild, soapy undertone. Personally, if I had to choose, I would take Miller High Life over this. There are cheaper bland brews out there, too.

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Leinenkugel's Original from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.