Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Canoe PaddlerLeinenkugel's Canoe Paddler
BA SCORE
3.21/5
906 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Canoe PaddlerLeinenkugel's Canoe Paddler
BEER INFO

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

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Lemke10 on 01-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,359
Reviews:
130
Ratings:
906
pDev:
17.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
273
Trade:
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3.49/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.48/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked: May2012-E20011421. Sampled on June 6, 2013.

It pours pale yellow with a moderate white, fizzy head like a good Kolsch should. The head settles a tad but generally sticks around until the end.

The aroma is full of grainy malts and a touch of pineapple citrus. The hops are muted but clean and crisp ultimately.

The body is light with a creamy texture.

The taste is also a grain-filled enterprise with a subtle citrus note that is muted yet also noticeable. It ends clean and crisp. Kolsch's are simple styles and not dissimilar to a Pilsener and this really meets the grade as far as I am concerned. Refreshing and easy to drink.

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3.48/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.48/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of punky796
3.47/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A - Pours clear amber with about a finger of head that disappears. Looks like a Budweiser with fewer bubbles.

S - Smells of corn, hops, general grains, with a touch of Earthiness not found in other adjunct-type beers that this otherwise resembles.

T - All the same as the smell, but with an addition of some lemon and a TINY bit of the advertised rye.

M - Not bad, healthy amount of carbonation, and not too dry. Decent aftertaste.

O - It's alright. Drinkable, more so than the adjuncts that it looks like, but Leinie's could, and have, done better.

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3.47/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.46/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, hint of citrus hops, hint of wheat, and a hint of floral hops. Fits the style of a Kolsch. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, sweet malt, hint of yeast, slight citrus hops, and a hint of wheat. Overall, weak appearance, lacking complexity, average aroma, but decent body.

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3.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Clean golden, with a thick white head and thin lace.

Aroma: Grains and malts. Slightly adjunct somehow.

Taste: Sweet and malty, but not over-the-top and not bad. A tinge adjunct in the flavor, but this one remains refreshing and light and better than the more mainstream lagers.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Clear golden color. White fizzy head with decent retention. Watery lines of lacing.

Aroma: Faint sweetness, some rye, grains.

Taste: Basically like the aroma, trying to find any hints of other flavors but can't.
Faint lemon peel, if that.

Mouthfeel: Dry, light, refreshing.

Overall: Simply a very easy drinker, much like a light adjunct lager. Only the faintest of lemony notes made this anything different. Won't be buying this again.

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3.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tall glass. Pours a very translucent straw with a large white head. Smells of watery rye and other grain. Tastes of sweet grain and the dominant rye. Beer is carbonated correctly however seems a tad watery. Overall a slightly above average beer.

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Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddler from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 906 ratings
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