Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Creamy DarkLeinenkugel's Creamy Dark
974 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Creamy DarkLeinenkugel's Creamy Dark

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12oz bottle best by 2/17/14 into shaker pint

appearance - 2 finger off white head, black/brownish color

aroma - malty, bready

taste - big malt presence, nutty, a bit of vanilla

mouthfeel - creamy, medium carbonation, a bit thin

overall - ok brew, the taste grew on me a bit as it warmed up. for a decent priced dark lager, this does the trick

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3.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle dated FEB2414 at 40 degrees into a goblet
Aroma sweet, somewhat figgy, no hops
Head small (1.5 cm), light brown, creamy, mostly lasting
Lacing OK
Body dark brown, clear
Flavor begins with toasted barley, slightly bitter, ending quickly with a slightly bitter aftertaste. No hops, alcohol, or diacetyl flavors
Medium palate, watery, carbonation soft.

A very nice looking beer, with a somewhat disagreeable taste for me. Originally in 2008, gave it a solid “Eh”, would keep that grade.

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3.74/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into Sam Adams glass. One of the many beers I'm pretty sured I reviewed but somehow didn't get saved. Oh well, just another opportunity I suppose.
Creamy dark is apt description. I hits the target on the aroma and some of the flavor. Quite attractive beer with tan head and clear deep red color. Darker malt aroma, not roast or deep toast and lager yeast.
Malt flavors are more distinct in flavor with a strong drying quality on the finish with hints of the few malts in this recipe.
Creamy and surprisingly moderate body for a lighter lager.
You know this doesn't suck. And for an American dark lager style is actually isn't that bad. Good winter lager quality.

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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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