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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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77
okay

2,001 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,001
Reviews: 867
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 20.9%
Wants: 24
Gots: 95 | 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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Murrhey

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3.03/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Pilsner glass.

A- Finger width white head. Thin, spotty head. Clouded orange color.

S- Very wheaty with distinct citrus tones

T- Wheat and citrus, no real surprises.

M- Medium bodied, nicely carbonated.

O- Nice brew. Reminds me of other wheat beers with a distinctive touch.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2011 21:53:41 | More by Murrhey
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Again, Leinenkugel continues to wow me in many different ways, providing me with memorable flavors in numerous different varieties. If we're referring to it as a "macrobrew," then it's currently my favorite macrobrew, for few other breweries I've had churn out more and more delicious products with extreme consistency.

Sunset Wheat is, by far, the brewery's most underrated offering to date. We don't carry it at my specific store, but I feel it compliments the summer season beautifully, and just as well as their equally impressive line of shandies. The beer, a lot like Bell's Oberon, bears a taste eerily similar to the smell and intoxication one gets from the archetypal summer night, and to that I don't complain. It's a taste that combines the succulent aroma of aromatic hops combined with a taste that's equal parts fruity and absorbing as it is slightly bitter, but nowhere near the offputting equivalent of a pale ale.

All and all, another great beer from a terrific brewery. Here's to officially earning it.

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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 2,001 ratings.