Leinenkugel's Light | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's LightLeinenkugel's Light

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ALESwhatCURESya on 01-06-2004

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2.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.86/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

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3/5  rDev +14.9%

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2.76/5  rDev +5.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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3/5  rDev +14.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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3.58/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

As far as beers go, I must admit that I do not care for the majority of products in the "Light" category. Some, such as Bud Light, are completely undrinkable to me. I would like to further qualify my comments by saying that I do enjoy a good "working man's brew" and love finding the hidden gems in the line-ups of legacy brewers such as Leinenkugel's. This is one of those gems.

Leinenkugel's Light has a darker color than one might imagine, darker than many of the "non light" American adjunct lagers, and a good taste to go along with it. I may be in the minority here, but this is the lone example of where I prefer the "Light" derivative over the full-bodied version (in this case Leinenkugel's original). Leine's Light is simply just a refreshing brew, perfect after a long day out in the sun. We always seem to have a case on hand during the summer.

It's rumored that Leine's Light has been discontinued. It has come close to this fate on a number of occasions and I simply hope that does not happen. It would be disappointing to part ways with the one "Light" product that stands out as being simply a fine beer!

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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

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2/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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2/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

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2.56/5  rDev -1.9%
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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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

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Leinenkugel's Light from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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