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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

646 Ratings
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Ratings: 646
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 8
Gots: 75 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +42%

Irishlover58, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of plaid75
3.34/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a dark straw hue with a two tiger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured featured grainy pilsner malt, green apple and a grassy hop.

The taste similarly grainy with fruity esters and a faint hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a decent mass produced kolsch.

plaid75, Aug 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

doublepneumonia, Aug 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Zjenn90, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of chinchill
2.85/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle, dated 3 June 2013, into a Belgian snifter.

A: The beer is yellow-gold color in color with excellent clarity, topped by a thin white head most of which fades quickly. Some lacing gets left on the glass.

This is a lightly flavored and delicate style of beer, so the addition of rye could easily change the character. And so it does, I think. The aroma is spicy for style. seemingly due to both hops and the rye. The flavor too is spicy for style, but not so much as to completely transform the kolsch or overpower the malts. Has a clear hint of lemon. Slightly sweet.

M: Crisp; light body; near medium carbonation.

O: A relatively spicy version of the style, yet without being more flavorful than average.

chinchill, Aug 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

majorbase2, Aug 19, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

mojohawk21, Aug 19, 2013
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Navyhockey, Aug 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

BeerBabe247, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

jgunther71, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
3.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The canoe paddler is a decent kolsch style beer...i like the addition of rye. The beer poured a clear golden with thin white head that left a spotty lace. The scent was minimal at best....faint citrus and malt. The tatse was well balanced....the rye helped the beer finish clean off the pallet and sslightly dry. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it is a good beer and perfect for the summer months.

WoodBrew, Aug 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Cubsfan1087, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

AKuehn47, Aug 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

emwild12, Aug 09, 2013
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Packman4IL, Aug 09, 2013
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ZachRusk, Aug 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Gmann, Aug 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

dvanhandel, Aug 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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JMarimon, Jul 29, 2013
Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 646 ratings.