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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut BrownLeinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown

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Ratings: 794
Reviews: 369
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 25.76%
Wants: 5
Gots: 46 | 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:
Beer added by: mothman on 08-12-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

"Natural Flavor" is added to this beer.
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Ratings: 794 | Reviews: 369
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2.73/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I pour from bottle to a glass. The head was thin tan colored at it's strongest point and faded fast with light hints of lacing. The color of the beer is dark red-brown, a bit darker than tea. The aroma was faint, with malt being it's strong point and no sigh of hops. The flavor comes off with malt and some pecan flavor. The mouthfeel is light and watery. Overall it's not a bad beer. As it stands it's a decent winter beer, but Leinie's can stand to accent the flavor and aroma with more malt and nuttiness. While I suffer from being a hop addict, adding to the hops would offset the potential strengths.

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3.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It has a red brown body with a lot of carbonation to the body. It has average head and lace.

Smell: I hate compare it to another beer but it smells a lot like Abita Pecan Ale. There is a little bit of adjunct smell at the tail end.

Taste: Malty but also a bit adjunct. Maybe corn sugar. It has an almond, pecan like flavor.

Mouthfeel: It is a little too off in the taste for me. I can’t put my finger on what it is though.

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1.9/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clean orange-ish to brown color with a light tan head. In the aroma, a dry nuttiness and a small caramel sweetness. In the taste, sweet to dry caramel backed by a dry nuttiness. A small spice like bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry caramel like aftertaste. Caramel and nutty, a bit sticky sweet to dry, eh!, pedestrian.

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3.65/5  rDev +23.7%
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.

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1.56/5  rDev -47.1%
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.

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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Leinenkugel's Fireside Nut Brown from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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