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Leinenkugel's Original | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2.94/5
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589 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,533
Reviews:
176
Ratings:
589
pDev:
19.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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20
Gots:
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There is no better beer in america. i have been drinking this beer for 25 years and would love to be able to pick up some in the tampa fl market.
This is a beer to start off with when you first sit down.
it is so special you dont what to blow thru em like water

THIS IS A HIGH PRICED BEER BUT WORTH IT
SAME PRICE AS THE GERMAN IMPORTS
7.99 6 PACK

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Combined with 3 varieties of pale malts and cluster hops this traditonal american lager pours a rich golden colour with a crisp clean taste and great drinkability, for being a light lager it sure tastes like an original german lager because of the traditional brewing process so I say I would recommend this beer to anyone who enjoys a good lager.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

I am not reviewing this beer with my present beer palate in mind, here's why: I used to drink this beer everyday. Usually a couple. I'd maybe have one with my lunch, then another one or two with dinner and then maybe another one later on. I thought, and still think, that it tastes fantastic and goes down smooth.
However, as I continued to drink it, I noticed that it was incredibly sweet. This isn't a bad thing, indeed, it helps push its drinkability up to a 5; however, when you are drinking something this sweet in those volumes, it eventually becomes cloying.
I can't stand Leinie's O from the bottle anymore. From the tap, however, it is still quite tastey-- a testament to the skill this beer took to brew.
Also, Leinie's O has something that most other beers of its flavour class do not: price. This is a great bang for your buck! Cheap AND tastey? Too bad I drank too much of it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

When I drink this beer, I usually have it on tap but, I've had it in bottles and cans plenty of times.

Appearance is a light, straw color with a white head.

Smells hoppy and grainy.

Tastes I get are hops, adjuncts and citrus at the end.

Light mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

Leinie's is a very good Northwoods brew. The brewery isn't that far from where I live either.

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Leinenkugel's Original from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.94 out of 5 with 589 ratings
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