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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

645 Ratings
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Ratings: 645
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 8
Gots: 74 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lemke10 on 01-17-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +49.8%

tyleeis, Mar 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +49.8%

hydroplaner, Apr 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +49.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.8%

JJMSpartan, Apr 18, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +44.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Overall a great representation of the style. Some nice floral and perfume from the hop combination. Subtle malty sweet balance. Rye adds a nice snappy drying finish. Gold medal winner. Really nice beer. I definitely recommend this beer. Well done Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

milljs, Mar 08, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +43.8%

kevbie, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +42%

j_hollings13, Jun 19, 2014
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schofields4, Jun 28, 2014
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Derrill, Aug 28, 2014
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Irishlover58, Aug 27, 2013
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RCLOHR267, Jun 13, 2013
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ChrisElpers, Feb 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +42%

AxeBurner, Aug 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +42%

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4.5/5  rDev +42%

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4.39/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours very clear pale straw color. Initial head is about 2 fingers worth, but dissipates quickly to leave a thin line of foam around the rim of the glass. Smells slightly fruity / citrisy. very easy on the pallet, light, crisp with a dry finish.

A very refreshing beer and very drinkable. I think if you look at the BJCP guidelines for category 6C it stands up very well to the guidelines. Folks who are expecting super malty and more than a hint of rye are kidding themselves, because this style of beer is supposed to be as follows:

Soft, rounded palate comprising of a delicate flavor balance between soft yet attenuated malt, an almost imperceptible fruity sweetness from fermentation, and a medium-low to medium bitterness with a delicate dryness and slight pucker in the finish (but no harsh aftertaste). The noble hop flavor is variable, and can range from low to moderately high; most are medium-low to medium. One or two examples (Dom being the most prominent) are noticeably malty-sweet up front. Some versions can have a slightly minerally or sulfury water or yeast character that accentuates the dryness and flavor balance. Some versions may have a slight wheat taste, although this is quite rare. Otherwise very clean with no diacetyl or fusels.

Overall Impression: A clean, crisp, delicately balanced beer usually with very subtle fruit flavors and aromas. Subdued maltiness throughout leads to a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish. To the untrained taster easily mistaken for a light lager, a somewhat subtle Pilsner, or perhaps a blonde ale.

badkarma79, Jan 31, 2013
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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 645 ratings.