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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A 100 percent malted lager, “Leinie’s Classic” features Leinenkugel’s own unique blend of two-row and six-row malts and four varieties of hops. A blend of Pale, Caramel, and Munich malts offer a complex flavor, with four different hops (Cluster, Cascade, Mt. Hood, and Hallertau) to balance the malts. Acknowledging their German heritage, Leinenkugel’s brewed Classic Amber in Reinheitsgebot tradition, where the only ingredients permitted are malts, water, hops, and yeast.


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
bowlnman1990 (84) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle at home, rated against BJCP 2004 guidelines. Aroma: toasted sweet malt. Appearance: amber gold, small white head. Taste: toasted malt, some caramel sweetness (inappropriate for style). Palate: medium body, medium high carbonation, slightly creamy. Overall: fairly good, average interpretation of style.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hockeybeerguy (917) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a golden yellow body gave a small one finger white fizzy head. Minimal lacing was left with some rings around the glass. Fast rising carbonation was seen. The smell was basicly hops and malts, nothing special and nothing that stood out as amazing. The was pretty much the same. The palate was about a light to medium with moderate carbonation felt. Overall, this is a mediocre beer. Nothing stood out to say I need to have this again immediately.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beergeek23322 (2042) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12/25/2009. From bottle. Golden yellow with a white head. Corn aromas with hay, not much in terms of flavors... grass and hay with little hops. Bland and boring.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Underwhelming. Even for an amber. Nice body, though. Bready malts, some mild sweetness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 18, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a pale crystal clear amber color with a large off white head. Aroma of mildly sweet light toasted malt character with a bit of citrus hops. Flavor is some sweet malts divide with a touch of herbal and citrus hops. Medium body, light carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ed5388 (1740) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a thin bubbly white head.with no retention. Aroma of toasted malt and some bread. Taste of toasted malt, earthy hops, and notes of bread.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Pour is golden with large white head. Aroma is mild malt with a little grain. Taste is better, roasted malt, some caramel, a light earthy back. A little light in body, medium carbonation.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2013
GSC bottle. Skunky metallic s*** water. Not much else to say about this. Not good.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
bottle. Amber with small head. Nothing groundbreaking, but a decent amber ale. Light and smooth.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mnmike (994) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle for this one. Not a classic, but a respectable "amber" that isn’t really an amber.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BrownALEx (249) - Portland, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Fell for it again. I guess marketing works. Why would I think the amber would be different than the others? Pretty bland and pretty blah. Not again.


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