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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,959 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,959
Reviews: 866
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 20.9%
Wants: 20
Gots: 75 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian Wit in style, but brewed with a lager yeast strain and a top-note of blueberry added (info directly from the Leinenkugel Bros).

(Beer added by: jj21 on 03-16-2006)
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FriarPrickly

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2.98/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from amber bottle to a pint glass. Cloudy honey color with little white head that quickly disappears with no lacing observed.
Had an apricot jam yesterday and this smells like an apricot jam. Grassy smell as well.
Taste develops in layers that begin with apricot taste and sweetness that develops into a lemony tart taste and a slow finish with a lingering bitterness.
Fresh taste with lots of carbonation that sizzles on the tongue. Creamy texture.
Overall an interesting taste and a local beer that I would drink again but not frequently. I will look for this on tap. Shout out and best regards to the Leinenkugel family and their brewers.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 23:03:32 | More by FriarPrickly
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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,959 ratings.