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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

604 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 604
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 18.04%
Wants: 7
Gots: 56 | 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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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-03-2014 22:55:43 | More by TheBeer
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salinasa

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

06-03-2014 13:05:10 | More by salinasa
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-02-2014 11:57:47 | More by scootercrabb
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kyle86

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -13%

06-02-2014 03:05:29 | More by kyle86
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Jeff22

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.1%

06-02-2014 00:58:58 | More by Jeff22
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3/5  rDev -5.1%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Yellow with a thin white head. Mild lacing on the glass and a lot of carbonation.

Smell: Hops, Rye, some wheat and malt as well. Bit of a skunked smell for a "fresh" beer.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of bitter hops and rye. Mild wheat.

Overall: Ok brew. Not my first choice.

06-01-2014 01:15:25 | More by Cavanaghty
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KentuckyJim

New York

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-31-2014 20:16:13 | More by KentuckyJim
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -5.1%

05-31-2014 17:23:59 | More by KevMo84
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -5.1%

05-30-2014 20:02:02 | More by Latarnik
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Bevmeister

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Appearance - Golden amber beverage. It is tough to pour this one without creating a huge, thick foamy head that collapses quickly, but leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

Smell - Light wheaty smell with a hint of citrus.

Taste - The beer is marketed as having rye, but I do not taste any. It also does not have any citrus taste to it. However, it is a nice, light beer; a little crisp and a little bitter. No mellow beer with hints of citrus and spice. Hints of wheat stick to the back of the tongue afterwards. I do not really taste any hops.

Mouthfeel - Refreshing and mid-ranged lightness.

Overall - Its an okay fall beer but perhaps too dry for a summer beer. Probably good to pair with most burgers and pub food. A beer I would buy a 6-pack of, but not a beer that I would buy a full case of.

05-30-2014 04:46:24 | More by Bevmeister
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -5.1%

05-29-2014 16:02:12 | More by PappyVans
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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Rosiex7

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

05-28-2014 18:10:27 | More by Rosiex7
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

I had this several times but for the sake of reviewing, I borrowed a stange which is what this review is based off of.
The appearance was a fairly clear yellow color with streams of carbonation seen rising rapidly. One finger white foamy and bubbly head dissipated within about a half minute. Light lacing stuck slightly and then fell.
The smell had some sweet grainy cereal and corn with a slight grassiness as well.
The taste was mainly the same sweet corn with grassiness. There's not as much cereal in the flavor.
The mouthfeel had a decent harshness but managed to control itself decently. I'd say this one was pretty light and sessionable.
Overall, good for what it is but I think I'm still trying to get my bearings on this kolsch sort of thing.

05-28-2014 05:39:25 | More by SitkaSteve
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Amp

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -5.1%

05-26-2014 22:30:10 | More by Amp
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.1/5  rDev -1.9%

Pours a very clear straw yellow, with a good amount of visible carbonation, a small half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells a bit corny, with some grassy hops, and grainy malts.

The taste is similar. Not horrible, but not really typically Kolsch-like, more like a weak American blonde or a middle of the road adjunct lager. It says it's made with rye, I don't taste that at all. Just some sweet grainy and corny malt flavors, with only the slightest touch of hop flavors.

Light bodied, crisp mouthfeel, drinkable, but gets a bit worse when its cold.

Would be decent if it was an American Adjunct Lager, as a Kolsch, it's pretty bad.

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Maryland

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California

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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Dirty_Island

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.1%

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njbusa

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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woogie359

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Ohio

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California

3/5  rDev -5.1%

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Ohio

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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -5.1%

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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 604 ratings.