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Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,684
Reviews:
323
Ratings:
974
pDev:
16.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Photo of mamaraza
3.31/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nwhittin
3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jkblr
3.72/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle bb 9/18/17 poured into a pint glass at fridge temp 4.9% ABV. The beer pours a dark brown with red highlights. The head is light brown and settles from an inch into a nice 1/16" coat with promising lacing. The aroma is roast malt and dark chocolate. The taste follows with a smooth malt driven roasty & cocoa flavor that gives way to a slightly bitter and tangy finish. Mouthfeel is soft bodied with sharp carbonation and mostly dry finish. Overall, good. Nothing exciting here but nothing wrong either. I am not wild about the tangy finish, but it is present in a lot of porters I've tried and I believe it is intentional in this brew.

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Photo of Jimbob-gbr
3.52/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours very dark, one finger light brown head. Smells breast, toasty.
Taste is light roast, light chocolate. Kinda thin and water, not creamy. IMO one of the better leinny beers. It OK for the sale price that was on it

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Photo of Krusader
3.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dd53grif
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very average dark lager. It's slightly roasty with a slightly chocolatey sweetness. The finish comes through mildly herbal and roasty. overall it's not bad, but I won't be going back to it.

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Photo of PMarcy78
3.37/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Big_Thirsty
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
1.34/5  rDev -60%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.54/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Momon
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dromines78
2.55/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Madasyn
3.3/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeldarb92
2.48/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Miami66
3.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JoshWiningear
3.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerma
3.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this a long time ago and loved it! I have not been able to find in at all anywhere!

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Photo of bplabernie
3.11/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SSGCujo
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porters4life
3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grupatre
3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.61/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Creamy dark, interesting formulation. Pours looking like a darker brown ale, not porter territory. Aroma hit those Burton pond, earth and tobacco notes.

Taste, more of that rounded earthiness, tobaccy chew, plenty of roasted malt. What is going on here? I didn't find much to be creamy about this. The heavy roast and earthiness were more abrasive than anything.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 974 ratings
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