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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Sunset WheatLeinenkugel's Sunset Wheat

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2,183 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,183
Reviews: 880
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 20.83%
Wants: 32
Gots: 213 | 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:
Beer added by: jj21 on 03-16-2006

Belgian Wit in style, but brewed with a lager yeast strain and a top-note of blueberry added (info directly from the Leinenkugel Bros).
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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: - Golden wheat color, cloudy. Head was mostly lasting with fair lacing.

Sent: Sweet wheat aroma with lemon zest, blueberry, and some floral notes.

Taste: Very crisp, fresh taste with a hint of blueberry

Mouth feel: : Smooth and light bodied, slightly hoppy at the beginning, giving way to a wheat complexion with the lemon and blueberry.

Overall Impression: Loved the blueberry aroma/taste. It was stronger in the scent than in the flavor. Excellent when cold, okay when starting to get warm.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.78/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

More poker night leftovers, poured into a Hoegarden glass from the bottle. Seemed to be witbier cicking it all of a sudden.

A light golden dull brass color, a mix of haze and clarity in appearance for the body. Manages some decent retention and a light white sudsy merringue like head. Settles slowly to a good puck. Not much rising carbonation on this,

This nose smells like green melon. Really smells like cantaloupe. Sugary sweet smelling, dime store candy. Smells more like fruit soda than beer.

Strangely in the palate more of that melon character is there, but much more subdued. More finish on the aftertaste, sweet Tang like melon characters with a decent full body. Flattened cola tasting a bit, but lots of sweetness on the finish.

It's sort of a melon thick soda than a witbier. Not feeling the love on this one.

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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 2,183 ratings.