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Has a distinctive, crisp, full flavor, that goes down smooth.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ttoadee (671) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Clear thin gold, small white head. Nose is apple, light malt, very faint hops. sweet. Creamy mouth feel, slightly bitter finish. OK

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lemke10 (807) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 27, 2013
They always say ďnothing is as good as the original.Ē Well, I donít really think that always applies to the realm of beer. Leinieís Original is perhaps the oldest recipe that the brewery still makes. This beer is aimed to be a slightly less than premium beer cost wise so youíll see a case go for $12-$16 depending on the market you live in. So a lot of the drinkers of this brew are either senior citizens or poor college kids. It pours a clear, pale yellow color with a foamy, off-white head. The scent is not very strong, but there is the aroma of cheap grains mixed with a little malt and citrus. Pretty basic, but as you would expect from a pale ale. Well it tastes like good cheap beer so thatís always a good thing! There is a mild taste of grain and wheat that makes for a smooth and quick drink. For the price you pay, this really isnít too bad. I would definitely drink this over a MGD any day. It doesnít quite beat Pabst as my favorite cheap beer though. We live in Wisconsin so Leinekugelís is pretty much a household name around here. I will say though, I get out of town customers at work that pretty much go ape-shit crazy when they see we have Leineís Original in 24pk cans and bottles. I hear them tell their stories of how they canít find it where they live, etc. So you canít help but feel slightly like a hipster while drinking this stuff even though thereís nothing all that special about it. -Chris Lemke of WisconsinBrewReview.com

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (7609) - Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Corn grits used apparently for "smoothness". Brewed with cluster... cmon cluster?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaser (2905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Clear golden pour. White head. Smooth sessional beer. Nothin bad or good about it. Had it after grain belt to compare, liked this much better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2449) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 25, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours clear light gold with white head. Aroma of corn, grains, abd light hops. Taste is very lightly bitter. Medium bodied with a slightly slick texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall not bad. I would drink it again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheHOFF43 (1758) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Poured a transparent goldish color. Not much to this, a decent lager. Taste like most other pale lagers.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thedave (2) - Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2012 does not count
A taste of the northwoods. Crisp with a clean finish. Overall a good drinking beer for any time.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oddaroma (139) - Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2012
A nice, thin, refreshing lager with no suprises. Brought to me straight from the brewery by neighbor. Clean and crisp says it all. Clear light yellow with a thin tall head. Minimal aroma, that just begs for a another drink. Not a bad ordinary brew.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
b3shine (5599) - Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle to pint (from notes). Looks okay; a transparent yellow with white head. Smells and tastes mild; like a decent macro pale lager. Mild notes of grain present. Average on the palate. Okay for what it is.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Not bad for a pale lager, but they are all pretty bad. Just had to try it though.


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