Leinenkugel's Brewing Company is from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. They began brewing in 1867. Leinenkugel's has been owned by Miller for some time now (who is now owned by MolsonCoors). This 5.8% ABV doppelbock has the great name of "Big Butt."
The beer pours a medium brown with hints of
burnt orange. There is an inch of off-white head that fizzes away fairly
quickly. The aroma is sweet, nutty, caramel, light toffee. The taste follows the aromas, adding in a
more dark roasted note, but adding in a tang that is a bit strong for the
style. Further sips get better. The
finish is dry and the beer drinks easy, actually a bit too light and watery.
This has a few charms, but it is much more like an Oktoberfest lager than a true