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Leinenkugel's Light | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
2.65/5
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66 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
leinie.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ALESwhatCURESya on 01-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,428
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
66
pDev:
24.15%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 66 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of spycow
2.54/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.01/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ZEB89
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of jgunther71
2/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of Tone
2.8/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, pale yellow color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and poor lacing. Smells of adjunct, pale malt, and yeast. Fits the style of a Light Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with a high carbonation level. Tastes of adjunct, pale malt, yeast, and very slight hop. Overall, not a real good light lager - I wouldn't recommend.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Haybeerman
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of jzlyo
2.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Taste and aroma is faint malts, rather watery and a beery finish. Only a very slight off note in it, otherwise it was as expected in not being very much to it.

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Photo of ovaltine
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ZAP
2.2/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Pours a very clear light gold...nose is sweet corn....adjuncty...very watery mouthfeel...even for a light beer...taste has some faint corny sweetness....I expected a slight hint of the Leinies Original somewhat zesty hoppiness but it is nowhere to be found...the taste is OK but the wateryness just overrideds and dilutes the flavor..

Not one of the better light beers made....but drinkable in the right spot...I particularly enjoy it on the tennis court....last time I played the wife I pounded a six pack of water...errr leinie's lights while waxing her 7-5, 6-1 (notice the improved performance after hydrating with Leinies light!!! Fuck gatorade, there'snothing like a little barley flavored water to do the trick)

ABV might be about 3.2 or less....

A good water substitute with a little beer flavor...

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Photo of Brenden
3.15/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clean and clear. Lacing is a bit light and the head isn't anything to dance about. One of the better tasting light beers I've had, which isn't saying all that much. Surprisingly drinkable. Only a slightly watered-down taste, less than many lights. Fairly decent light offering.

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Photo of BeerLover99
2.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A: pale yellow, 2 finger head that disappears, good lacing.

S: sweet grain, very subtle hops.

T: grainy, dry finish, sweetness.

M: big carbonation, light body.

D: There are other better light beers and certainly much better
offerings by Leinenkugel's.

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Photo of BigBry
2.22/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Can, brought back from the brewery tour. This is a pretty typical light beer. Pale yellow color, not much head (at least nothing that lasts more than 45 seconds). Not much for smell, grain with a bit of alcohol. Taste is similar, some grain or grass - tastes like light beer. Taste and mouthfeel are both watered down. Hops? no. Hard to be dissapointed, because you get what you would expect from the corresponding light version of a big name pale lager.

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Photo of richkrull
2.86/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Inglewood
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of italianstallion
2.53/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bigbeers84
3.5/5  rDev +32.1%

Photo of TastyTaste
1.96/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Clear gold color, little to no head. Light graininess in the nose, no hops, pretty much a cookie cutter light lager so far. Taste is actually kind of foul, slight skunkiness mixed in with cereal grain and maybe a little grassy malt. Again, no hops anywhere. Well carbonated, but this is still a subpar beer.

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Photo of Squire123
2.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Zachtheporter
2.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of tbeq00
2/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of BrownAleMale
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of scootercrabb
3/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Lemke10
2.56/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

This pours a pale yellow hue with a foamy white head. The aroma is light with grain and yeast. The taste is thin, watery, and grainy. For being a “light beer” at least this has some decent flavor to it. Drink very easy leaving a lingering grain taste. Considering the price, this would be a better option than Miller Lite or Bud Light.

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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.65 out of 5 with 66 ratings
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