RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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omhper (24977) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2011
Bottled, thanks Bierkrug! Clear pale amber, creamy head. Fruity nose with canned pineaaple, ripe mango and tin. Sweet and fruity, fairly light bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Slick, grainy mait, some tropical fruit hoppiness and a mid bitter finish. Well drinkable.

2.7
Leighton (21089) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2010
Bottle. A very generic beer. Totally drinkable, but just nothing special to distinguish this brew. Pours a light brown-gold with a quickly dissapating head. Aroma of light, sweet malts. Flavor is metallic, malty, with some mild roast on the tail.

2.3
Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle on Amtrak 354 between Chicago and New Buffalo - 03/11/12. Pours light amber with a big frothy white head. Carbonation evident. Nose of malt, barley, grain and a hint of fruit - pretty muted. Taste follows nose - nothing else to add to the very basic components of this beer. Medium bodied with light spritzy carbontaion. High on the blandometer.

2.8
rlgk (18847) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle at Bishops Arms, Skövde. Golden beer with an ok offwhite head. A bit odd malty aroma with some hops. Hoppy flavor, alittle roasted, grassy, bready malt.

2.8
brokensail (16440) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 16, 2011
A: The pour is a pretty light/watered down amber color with a thin ring of white foam. S: Definitely a lager yeast aroma to it with some toast and a touch of grain. A touch of caramel and maybe bread. There might be a little bit of orange zest to it too. Smells kind of stale, though. T: Fairly bitter, which I wasn’t expecting. Orange peel, toasted bread, and some toffee. There’s maybe even a bit of coffee and chocolate notes to it. A touch astringent, perhaps. M: The body is light with a moderate to high level of carbonation. D: Not really all that horrible, but I can’t see that it’s something I really want to drink again.

3.4
Benzai (15486) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2012
355ml bottle @ Corey & Angela’s place. Clear orange to golden color, small white head. Smell malts, lightly caramel. Taste malts, lightly caramel, lightly bitter. Medium carbo, low to medium body.

2.8
bhensonb (15094) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 12, 2009
Bottle from a small upscale liquor store. Poured clear amber with an ok beige head. Aromas of malt and extremely mild citrus. Near medium body with fizzy carbonation. Flavor of caramel and very light citrus. It is dry. It finishes a tad astringent. Rather refreshing. And some definite bitter is coming out.

2.8
Tmoney99 (14377) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Bottle from Party Source. Poured clear dark amber color with medium frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Medium malt and hop aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture and soft carbonation. Medium balanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable average brew

2.7
djd07 (14369) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Bottle. Pours a copper gold with a small frothy white head. Not much on the nose but caramel malt and raisin. Decent spotty lacing on the glass. Medium mouthfeel with a roasted malt and a nice dry finish. Easy to drink a decent lager from leinenkugel.

2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 27, 2010
12oz bottle, bottled 5/3/10. Small off-white head atop crystal clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some toast, light orange, peach. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, some earthy, light orange. Light-medium body, some resin.


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