Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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Reviews by kmeves:
2.78/5 rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
Pours a cloudy orange with a thin lacing white head. The aroma is overly spicy with coriander, ginger, and nutmeg as well as strong notes of wheat. The flavor is sweet and very wheaty and very spicy again coriander, ginger, and nutmeg are present, leading to a dry spicy and wheaty end. The body is thin. This beer could be very refreshing. I just can't get past the moldy celery flavor that comes from the coriander that they use.
Serving type: bottle
01-14-2009 19:47:44 | More by kmeves
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3.63/5 rDev +8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
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.
Serving type: bottle
07-19-2014 22:18:43 | More by SteveJeremy
Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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