Leinenkugel's Red | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's RedLeinenkugel's Red

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-26-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev +27.4%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours just like it says, red. Deep amberish, but still, the best color description is red. Fairly translucent. Small, fizzy head that doesn't last too long. Ok lacing.

S- Very weak. A little malty tone, but no hops. It almost seems like it has been watered down in the smell categiry.

T- Mild malt character throughout. Somewhat of a hops character towards the end, but not much. Crisp tasting, leaves little to no aftertaste.

M- Lots of carbonation and very light. If you're a fan of more amber styled beers and want to drink a lot of them, this one is for you.

Overall, it's just ok. It has that Leinie's taste that every one of their beers has, and I don't know what it is or how to describe it, but it's always there. A decent brew, but nothing special.

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4/5  rDev +27.4%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev +27.4%

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2/5  rDev -36.3%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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2.88/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ruby red with a faint white head.

Nose is slightly malty with a hint of red grapes.

Some malty characters in the taste. Very mild bread notes. Slightly spicy from the noble hops. Sharp overall bite. Very crisp.

Nothing really special here. It's a vienna lager but that's about it. Seems muted and missing a bigger malty backbone.

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Leinenkugel's Red from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.14 out of 5 based on 853 ratings.
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