Northwoods Amber
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
American Amber / Red Lager
Ranked #73
Ranked #27,587
3.29 | pDev: 15.2%
Feb 10, 2024
Mar 02, 2002
Formerly: Northwoods Lager

Originally introduced in 1986, Northwoods Amber quickly became a fan favorite in coolers across the country. In fact, Northwoods Amber has won a gold medal in 1993 at the Great American Beer Festival® in the Premium Lager category. It’s made with some of the finest quality ingredients, including some hops, barley, oats and water from right here in Wisconsin.

18 IBU
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Rated: 3.21 by JustLikeMyDad from Michigan

Feb 10, 2024
Rated: 3.25 by Dovers from Wisconsin

Apr 07, 2023
Rated: 3.93 by hybridnoisebloom from Wisconsin

Nov 16, 2022
Rated: 4.15 by msm18 from Colorado

Feb 24, 2022
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.81/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I got a bottle of this beer off the single shelf from the Woodman's in Onalaska, Wisconsin just outside of La Crosse. The beer poured a clear copper with white head that is not leaving much lace. The scent had grain notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with grain and malt presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it is a good beer.
Jan 31, 2022
Rated: 3.25 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Dec 31, 2021
Rated: 3.46 by Mulechops from Kentucky

Dec 22, 2021
Rated: 3.68 by MatthewJW from Wisconsin

Nov 21, 2021
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Reviewed by magikbagel from Wisconsin

2.84/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
I was expecting a lot more flavor from this, so although it wasn’t necessarily a bad beer, i was just disappointed. Was too sweet for me but I enjoyed the carbonation.
Aug 04, 2021
Rated: 3.07 by Bear1964 from Nebraska

Feb 03, 2021
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Reviewed by German-Helles from Wisconsin

3.83/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
This is a 12oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. There is one finger of white foam over a nice clear yellow, slightly orange body of beer. Plenty of carbonation to watch. The foam settled to an eighth inch cap with no lacing left behind.
The aroma is sweet bread malts, very noticeable.
The flavor follows the nose, sweet malt, not bitter, but it does have a nice simple crisp finish. This is a lager beer, sweet, but not overly sweet, just a slight hop presence. This one is easy to drink , just a good solid beer!
Dec 15, 2020
Rated: 2.58 by fflopps from Iowa

Jul 03, 2020
Rated: 3.13 by mgundy32 from Wisconsin

Jun 29, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by paulish from New York

May 10, 2020
Rated: 3 by BrendanStoehr96 from Wisconsin

Apr 02, 2020
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Reviewed by cyclonece09 from Wisconsin

3.47/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pours orange yellow with a tiny white head. Smells of sweet grain, fuller than most lagers but not that interesting. Tastes of adjunct grain, kinda sweet, and slight fruity notes. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, an above average beer.
Apr 01, 2020
Rated: 2.43 by Demi from Minnesota

Mar 31, 2020
Rated: 3.44 by craigbelly from Iowa

Feb 01, 2020
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Reviewed by jmc65267 from Georgia

2.92/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Wow not great. Got it in a variety pack and it has been a huge let down. Kind of reminds me of a natural light but a little bit better. Would not recommend.
Jan 10, 2020
Rated: 3.19 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

Dec 24, 2019
Northwoods Amber from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 157 ratings