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Leinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Limited Golden LagerLeinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager

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BA SCORE
80
good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 14.25%


Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.94% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KeefD on 01-22-2011)
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Reviews by malty:
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malty

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

May0211 stamped on bottle.

Poured into my nonic pint glass a crystal clear bright golden color with a loose, wavy & dense bone white settled head of 1/2". Moderate visible uprising carbonation with tiny-sized bubbles. Looks very elegant and glowing. Nice wide splotchy rings/walls of lace all the way down.

Mineral lager yeast with saltine cracker-like scents. Smells very crisp and fresh with a stoney, citrus framework.

Edgy flavors of burlap and earthy damp hops. Very dry and prickly with quickly diminishing notes of lemon rind and salty rocks.

Mouthfeel is creamy and emcompassing for such a dry and crisp lager. The ultra fine carbonation bathes the tongue in layers of playful bubbles that caress more than attack. Such a great feel. The finish is bitter/chalky with quickly ending flavor.

Drinkability is very good for a utility beer for sure.

This lager feels utterly fantastic and looks very elegant. The flavors are good, not great. I'd drink this without hesitation in a warm weather setting where I wouldn't want to 'think' about my beer experience. Although it is pretty decent and unintrusive, it still is a bit edgy and without any depth.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2011 21:56:44 | More by malty
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Smells of biscuit like barley malts with a slight scent of hops in the mix as well.
Taste/Mouthfeel a hoppy front end that mellows to a lager finish with a slight hop after taste.
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Leinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.