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Leinenkugel's Original - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

474 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 20.48%
Wants: 11
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
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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There is no better beer in america. i have been drinking this beer for 25 years and would love to be able to pick up some in the tampa fl market.
This is a beer to start off with when you first sit down.
it is so special you dont what to blow thru em like water

THIS IS A HIGH PRICED BEER BUT WORTH IT
SAME PRICE AS THE GERMAN IMPORTS
7.99 6 PACK

swiegner, Jul 31, 2007
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

When I drink this beer, I usually have it on tap but, I've had it in bottles and cans plenty of times.

Appearance is a light, straw color with a white head.

Smells hoppy and grainy.

Tastes I get are hops, adjuncts and citrus at the end.

Light mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

Leinie's is a very good Northwoods brew. The brewery isn't that far from where I live either.

MikeAAL, Apr 05, 2013
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I am not reviewing this beer with my present beer palate in mind, here's why: I used to drink this beer everyday. Usually a couple. I'd maybe have one with my lunch, then another one or two with dinner and then maybe another one later on. I thought, and still think, that it tastes fantastic and goes down smooth.
However, as I continued to drink it, I noticed that it was incredibly sweet. This isn't a bad thing, indeed, it helps push its drinkability up to a 5; however, when you are drinking something this sweet in those volumes, it eventually becomes cloying.
I can't stand Leinie's O from the bottle anymore. From the tap, however, it is still quite tastey-- a testament to the skill this beer took to brew.
Also, Leinie's O has something that most other beers of its flavour class do not: price. This is a great bang for your buck! Cheap AND tastey? Too bad I drank too much of it.

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Leinenkugel's Original from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.