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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

775 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 26.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 24 | 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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antique

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -49.2%

01-03-2012 01:27:53 | More by antique
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dragomni

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

01-02-2012 22:42:13 | More by dragomni
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DerekP

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +1.7%

01-02-2012 21:34:45 | More by DerekP
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Aggiedad

Maryland

2/5  rDev -32.2%

01-02-2012 14:36:31 | More by Aggiedad
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -49.2%

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.

01-02-2012 02:34:52 | More by VncentLIFE
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thisladyluck

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-01-2012 21:07:53 | More by thisladyluck
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sweetpaulie73

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +1.7%

01-01-2012 03:47:10 | More by sweetpaulie73
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StayCeeJay

Ohio

2/5  rDev -32.2%

01-01-2012 01:13:48 | More by StayCeeJay
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smithmd4

New York

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-31-2011 07:24:51 | More by smithmd4
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allisino

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

12-31-2011 04:25:26 | More by allisino
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WritersBlock

Texas

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-31-2011 02:49:38 | More by WritersBlock
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Gtg642

Michigan

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-31-2011 02:45:11 | More by Gtg642
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CTownDrinker

Ohio

2.73/5  rDev -7.5%

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.

12-31-2011 02:41:02 | More by CTownDrinker
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cdwil

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

12-30-2011 17:47:11 | More by cdwil
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NoBeerLeftBehind

Iowa

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-30-2011 15:48:18 | More by NoBeerLeftBehind
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durwood64

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

12-30-2011 03:00:40 | More by durwood64
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twobeernuts

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

12-30-2011 01:25:12 | More by twobeernuts
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32.2%

12-30-2011 00:06:46 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev +16.3%

Served on draft.

A: dark brown, auburn highlights. Thin whIte head at first, disappears quickly. Nice clarity.

S: roasted malts Are balanced by a bit of maple on the nose, faint hints of chocolate as well as bubblegum

T: the flavor starts out pretty sweet with maple an brown sugr, definitely leans towards the sweet side of things, a small amount of roasted malt makes an appearance but hardly balances out the malty sweetness

Mf: light body, mellow carbonation

O: this is perhaps the sweetest brown ale I have had, lacing in balance, almost tastes like artificial sweetness is in the beer

12-28-2011 23:28:25 | More by homebrew311
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Grebdioz

Texas

2/5  rDev -32.2%

12-28-2011 02:35:49 | More by Grebdioz
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-26-2011 02:50:22 | More by headyhopzhead
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cbutova

Massachusetts

2.9/5  rDev -1.7%

A- Poured with a brown body into a pint glass. One finger light tan head forms with decent retention and a silky texture. Small foamy ring leaves no lace.

S- Caramel, nutty malt, buttery and lager yeast hints mostly. Has some dark fruit and a bit of an adjunct feel.

T- Onone hand there are nice toasty nutty malt, caramel, raisin and roast hints. On the other hand this is sort of brought down by a diluted macro yeast and adjunct flavor. Some Euro hop notes, grassy and herbal.

MF- Slightly watery feel with foamy high carbonation. Slight bitterness left on the palate.

Brings some pretty good malt and yeast flavors but it ends up feeling diluted and made with adjuncts.

12-26-2011 02:48:07 | More by cbutova
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greenbeer29

Iowa

2/5  rDev -32.2%

12-25-2011 19:02:29 | More by greenbeer29
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BeerTaster727

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

12-25-2011 04:29:26 | More by BeerTaster727
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

2.9/5  rDev -1.7%

Poured a 1/2" off-white head. Clear walnut brown color. Very little smell to it, only a hint of malt. Taste gives you some toasted malt but it's really a very simple toasted brown and comes across more like a glass of tea. There is a crisp lager finish to it. I expected much more from this sample, but I guess I don't know why, because it's still just cheap mainstream stuff.

12-24-2011 13:36:16 | More by MoreThanWine
Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.