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Leinenkugel's Classic Amber - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Classic AmberLeinenkugel's Classic Amber

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618 Ratings
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Ratings: 618
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 17.1%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 10-31-2008)
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1/5  rDev -67.7%

05-05-2012 01:22:07 | More by trioxin
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bmcduff2

Georgia

1/5  rDev -67.7%

01-24-2012 07:57:32 | More by bmcduff2
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ZOSO2192

New York

1.25/5  rDev -59.7%

03-30-2014 18:30:56 | More by ZOSO2192
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vanlanenb


1.25/5  rDev -59.7%

08-22-2012 00:40:14 | More by vanlanenb
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TheBrewWhisperer

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

11-15-2013 22:31:35 | More by TheBrewWhisperer
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ccozzi

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

06-05-2012 00:51:49 | More by ccozzi
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Duxx

Missouri

1.7/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A: Pours a slightly hazy honey color. The appearance of this beer is the best part of this beer.

S: Very unusual smell...grainy or metallic but not pleasant at all.

T: Some hops bitterness comes through especially in the back of the throat. Not much else in the taste except for a very unpleasant metallic after taste.

M: Not bad, Not great. Sort of thin and a lot of carbonation.

D: I really don't care for this beer! Makes me want to grab some chips or peanuts. Something to get that after taste out of my mouth. I've talked to a lot of my northern neighbors who really like their "Leinies" but I guess I am just not a fan.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 06:13:04 | More by Duxx
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buschbeer

Ohio

1.73/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I've been on an amber kick so I thought "what the hell?" I poured into a pint glass to little head that quickly receded. The smell was malty with some fruitiness. The taste was even worse than the Moe's Backroom Amber that I had two nights ago. I have to say that I am disappointed in this attempt at an amber.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2009 17:31:42 | More by buschbeer
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odbjs735

New York

1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

12-05-2012 06:44:12 | More by odbjs735
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Yelnum


1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

05-30-2012 20:12:44 | More by Yelnum
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Rozyravens

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

04-15-2012 20:32:30 | More by Rozyravens
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AleWatcher

Illinois

1.98/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I just can't resist the winter sampler packs... They shall be my downfall.

Really light color-- it's pretty gold with just a touch of "dark gold" color. Maybe it's just me, but I figured this Classic Amber would be a little, you know, amber.
White fizzy head... Streaming bubbles of carbonation in copious amounts. Nice legs, decent retention, but no lace left behind for more than a brief bit.

Smells bland. The nose is very subdued.
Some sweet malt... Little chalky finish. Hops are almost nonexistent, save for a touch of bitterness on the finish.

Way too overcarbonated. This is fizzier than a BMC lager. (and yes, I'm aware this technically qualifies as "a BMC lager," don't VE pedantic).

Overall-- choice between this beer and;
water-- I take water.
Bud lite-- I take the classic amber.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 02:08:32 | More by AleWatcher
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.5%

11-25-2011 08:10:14 | More by TimoP
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RDW

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -35.5%

03-04-2012 04:50:17 | More by RDW
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jtgrean

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -35.5%

03-01-2012 04:25:59 | More by jtgrean
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Illinois

2/5  rDev -35.5%

05-08-2013 21:47:18 | More by smartassboiler
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a clean yellow to orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, a sweet malt. In the taste, a sweeter malt and a bite gingerbread like. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry malt in the aftertaste. A sweet gingerbread malt to a dry end, eh!, really lacking any flavor.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 13:44:58 | More by OWSLEY069
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KevMo84

California

2/5  rDev -35.5%

05-31-2014 17:25:11 | More by KevMo84
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -35.5%

11-27-2011 23:53:08 | More by justintcoons
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

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North Dakota

2/5  rDev -35.5%

12-22-2011 03:53:42 | More by LDemarais
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Michigan

2/5  rDev -35.5%

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North Carolina

2/5  rDev -35.5%

10-04-2013 15:43:58 | More by ToddThompson
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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -35.5%

03-01-2013 20:37:08 | More by bsopko
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California

2/5  rDev -35.5%

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Leinenkugel's Classic Amber from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 618 ratings.