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Leinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Limited Golden LagerLeinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.94%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by KeefD on 01-22-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
75
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
14.7%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
2
For Trade:
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Reviews: 46 | Ratings: 75
Photo of richkrull
3.98/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a clear gold or copper color with a moderate amount of head. Smells malty and a little sweet. Tastes pretty good. Not too heavy, just a nice lager taste. Nice bite in the aftertaste. Good mouthfeel, very smooth. I'll probably polish off the 6-pack tonight.

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Photo of malty
3.41/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

May0211 stamped on bottle.

Poured into my nonic pint glass a crystal clear bright golden color with a loose, wavy & dense bone white settled head of 1/2". Moderate visible uprising carbonation with tiny-sized bubbles. Looks very elegant and glowing. Nice wide splotchy rings/walls of lace all the way down.

Mineral lager yeast with saltine cracker-like scents. Smells very crisp and fresh with a stoney, citrus framework.

Edgy flavors of burlap and earthy damp hops. Very dry and prickly with quickly diminishing notes of lemon rind and salty rocks.

Mouthfeel is creamy and emcompassing for such a dry and crisp lager. The ultra fine carbonation bathes the tongue in layers of playful bubbles that caress more than attack. Such a great feel. The finish is bitter/chalky with quickly ending flavor.

Drinkability is very good for a utility beer for sure.

This lager feels utterly fantastic and looks very elegant. The flavors are good, not great. I'd drink this without hesitation in a warm weather setting where I wouldn't want to 'think' about my beer experience. Although it is pretty decent and unintrusive, it still is a bit edgy and without any depth.

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Photo of yeahnatenelson
3.23/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance -- Pours a coppery golden hue with a slim sudsy cream head.

Smell -- Bready malt, cane juice sweetness, grassy hop aroma.

Taste -- Bready grain, gentle malt sweetness, and earthy hops that end on a spicy note. No thrills, but it's solid.

Mouthfeel -- Medium-light body with ample bubbly carbonation. Not hard on the tongue. Not too shabby.

Drinkability -- Overall, pretty good. Crisp, easy-drinking, largely balanced, no surprises. Good crossover beer for sharing with mixed beer geek company.

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Photo of KarlHungus
3.35/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a clear golden color. The head is one inch in height, and recedes quickly into sparse lacing. The aroma has some solid bready malt notes with some moderate noble hops spiciness in the back ground. The taste is a little hoppier than the aroma, but the nice malt notes that are present in the aroma are barely noticeable in the taste. It is still a pleasant flavor, but it would be really good if the malt stayed strong. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium bodied which is good for this style. Carbonation is lively without being annoyingly high, and the texture is smooth. Overall, this is one of the better Leinie beers I've tastes, and I would drink it again.

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Photo of jsh420
3.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

aka northwoods lager

pours clear golden with a 1 finger fizzy white head that faded to a small film and left no lacing

smells of light bready grains and not much else

taste is like the nose bready malts a little hop bite but it has a off metalic flavor that kills some of the enjoyment or maybe its the bears down 14 @ halftime?

mouthfeel is light with ok carbonation(wish it had a little more) some bite and creamy

drinkability is so so - this is not a go to style for me and there are better options for lagers but still easy drinking for watching football

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Photo of KeefD
3.21/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden color with some hints of orange in the center, a large white head that stuck around for a bit and left little lacing. Aroma is mostly cereal grains, light breadiness, and a touch of hops. The label says it's made with cluster and cascade, but not picking up many cascade qualities. Taste is very similar to the nose with some bready flavors, some wet grain, a bit of caramel, and just enough spicy hop flavor on the finish to compliment the light sweetness. Very crisp and dry and easy to drink. A decent all-malt lager that would be easy to drink in the warm summer months, but if I had to pick between this and Dave's BrewFarm, Dave wins every time.

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Leinenkugel's Limited Golden Lager from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.47 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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