Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002

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Ratings: 970 |  Reviews: 321
Photo of Jnaustin114
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of jmarsh123
3.55/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours black with a minimal white head and a touch of lacing.

Aroma smells like roasted malts added to some cheap grains.

Flavor is very malty. A touch of roasted malt and some sweetness. Again the cheap grain flavor permeates, but it isn't horrible.

Lighter on the mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

For what this is, it's fairly solid. Certainly not something I'd go for all the time, but when the only options are BMC this is a cut above.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Creamy Dark pours an almost black, dark color, with a tan head that disapated quickly. There was a bit of smokey aroma to it, but overall was weak. The taste was a little creamy, a bit smokey, and had a decent sweet malty backbone to it, but was a bit watery. Overall a decent dark beer, its enjoyable but could have been better.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -33%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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1/5  rDev -70.2%

Photo of tone77
3.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a very dark brown color with a 1 inch head. Smell is mild, some malts and smoke. Taste is smoke up front, some malts, a hint of charcoal. Different and unexpected flavor profile. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent brew.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.9%

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Looses point on being dark it's just a brown ale with a pretty sticky opaque colored head.

S - Smell is kind of diluted but I get some sweet malts and a touch of roast.

T - Again sweet malts and a touch of roast. It's kind of bitter and skunky but it goes down rather smooth.

M - Well it's dark but only light bodied. Not bad.

Overall I kind of purchased this as a novelty idea for 1 dollar but it ended up being as good as said price. Not something to seek out but never really worth turning away.

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Leinenkugel's Creamy Dark from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.36 out of 5 based on 970 ratings.
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