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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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Ratings: 651
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 17.1%
Wants: 11
Gots: 36 | 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:
Beer added by: Bitterbill on 10-31-2008

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Purchased at Bruno's at the Summit in Birmingham. Nice amber color to this one with a slight off-white head. Smells malty with very little hops coming through. The taste is exactly the same. While malty and decently flavored, there are not many hops present at all. I would not be quite as harsh in my review if the label hadn't proclaimed 4 kind of hops inside. I just can't find them. On a brighter note, this beer is drinkable and sessionable. Still better than most big macro brews.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Orange amber in color with a thin head.

Nose has notes of caramel and biscuit.

Taste has plenty more caramel and amber characters. Drinkable with little hop presence. Medium bodied and a crisp finish. Fairly malty with some fruity esters of pear and apple. This really leans towards an amber ale and originally that's what I thought this was.

This is a nice amber beer and I've enjoyed it more on-tap than in the bottle. It tends to seem a bit fuller-bodied and maltier. Solid but never blows me away.

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I was really thinking and hoping that I would like this one. I don't have anything bad to say about it, but I also don't have anything good to say.

It has too much of a wheat taste to it, and seems to outplace the amber taste. Wheat beer is fine, but I was in the mood for an amber, so I was a little disappointed.

I'll give Leinenkugel another chance, but with something else. Maybe their summer shanty, I heard it was pretty good.

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Leinenkugel's Classic Amber from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 651 ratings.