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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

787 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 787
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 26.1%
Wants: 5
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
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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Photo of papat444
3.68/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle, best before Mar.12, 2012.

Appearance: Full of tiny bubbles racing up a dark amber body (semi-clear). Head is thick and lasts a decent amount of time. Some coating on the sides.

Smell: Lots of caramel malt as well as nuts and their shells with a bit of toasted nuts also.

Taste: Some caramel but what i really like is the flavor of chestnuts toasting on a wooden stove. The flavor is not necessarily intense but feels authentic. Some grilled sesame seeds in there as well.

Mouthfeel: Starts well with a big accent on the malt and good carbonation but suffers as it warms which makes it average.

Overall: Pleasantly surprised by this one. A decent offering worth trying.

papat444, Jan 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +27.1%

arc3636, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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1/5  rDev -66.1%

astrobomb, Jan 08, 2012
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1/5  rDev -66.1%

south33, Jan 07, 2012
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

spatula212, Jan 07, 2012
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

Blueribbon666, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Hessian257, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

joshlindquist, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

andrewjraab, Jan 04, 2012
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1/5  rDev -66.1%

brewbaker, Jan 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

aliving1, Jan 03, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -49.2%

antique, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

dragomni, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

DerekP, Jan 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

Aggiedad, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of VncentLIFE
1.5/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Im starting off the year of BMC reviews with Leinie's Fireside Nut Brown.

The bottle produces a brown liquid. Decent carbonation, but nothing really special.

Smell is very BMC-like, plus load of dry nuts. Very nutty to the point of being off-putting.

The taste is awful. Very dry and nutty, like dried cashews and peanuts. The malt feels dry and kind of like dirt. Well mud to be exact. Ends slick and sweet.

VncentLIFE, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

thisladyluck, Jan 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

sweetpaulie73, Jan 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

StayCeeJay, Jan 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

smithmd4, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

allisino, Dec 31, 2011
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

WritersBlock, Dec 31, 2011
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Gtg642, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of CTownDrinker
2.73/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Fireside Nut Brown
Appearance-Pours deep Maple Color, foamy yet thin head

Smell- Very Earthy smell, no real discernible smell to point out, other than slight coffee/ nuttiness

Taste –Very Toasty nutty taste. Almost peanut like. Very thin bitter aftertaste. Kind of a simple beer, just nuttiness, no other complex flavors.

Mouth –Feels a lot thinner than it looks, almost watery

Overall – Not a bad beer, but almost to overpowering with the nutt flavor and not enough else going on.

CTownDrinker, Dec 31, 2011
Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 787 ratings.