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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut BrownLeinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown

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BA SCORE
69
poor

751 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 751
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 26.19%


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

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

"Natural Flavor" is added to this beer.

(Beer added by: mothman on 08-12-2008)
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RedSpecial1

Florida

2.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a clear reddish amber with a thick frothy head that lingers for a few minutes before dying down to a thin remnant.

S: Notes of burnt caramel malt predominates. A faint mineral character is also present.

T: Pleasant flavor of toasty caramel malt up front, but that segues into an almost soapy finish. Something wrong with the pH of their water maybe?

M: Light and crisp. Could be refreshing with spicy food, or on a hot evening.

O: Not an impressive beer, but not outright bad either. For some reason it reminds me of Shiner Bock, maybe because of the soapy note at the end. It's too bad they couldn't hold that first note of the flavor for the whole length of a sip, because for the first moment or two it is quite pleasant tasting.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 23:51:05 | More by RedSpecial1
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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.