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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Honey WeissLeinenkugel's Honey Weiss

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,322 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,322
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 19.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 03-07-2002)
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kshankar

District of Columbia

2.78/5  rDev -7%

Appearance: Straw/gold color, small head, very little in terms of retention

Aroma: Mild, and at most..honey and grain.

Taste: Some grains, and sweetness from the honey...but overall it is pretty mild...I guess mild would be the nicer way of saying "bland", which is what I am leaning towards. Its not bad, but I'm not that impressed by it.

Mouthfeel: Light and carbonated..so it is "crisp" in some sense, but otherwise, nothing too special.

Drinkability: Taste is fairly unoffensive, and the mouthfeel is average, so this is good for this. I wouldn't have a huge problem with a couple of these, its just that I can get much better beers of the same style. Nothing special

01-13-2009 03:46:36 | More by kshankar
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CHSLBrew

Minnesota

2.78/5  rDev -7%

Poured into a pint glass.

A-Pale yellow beer, filtered pristinely clear. A frothy, pristinely white head topped the beer and retained nicely. The beer looks to be highly carbonated, which was verified when I tasted.

S-Grainy with hints spicy hop. Subtle aroma, crisp.

T-Wheaty and a little grainy malt, but otherwise kind of blah. Some slight bitterness to counter the malts. Subtle honey character is barely perceptible.

M-As it appeared, the carbonation level is high, as is appropriate to wheat beers. Light-moderate body, at times feels just a little watery.

D-This would be an OK session beer, but it's not a spectacular brew. The flavor is rather plain, the characteristics are unremarkable. Regardless of this, I'll likely continue to drink it, as Leine's Honey Weiss is a staple throughout Minnesota and the Midwest. Not bad, but not good.

01-02-2009 00:57:04 | More by CHSLBrew
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Lovethemhopps

Illinois

2.76/5  rDev -7.7%

08-26-2014 01:41:13 | More by Lovethemhopps
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -8%

07-01-2014 02:57:35 | More by DaftPatrick
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ChrisHartz

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -8%

06-03-2013 03:49:01 | More by ChrisHartz
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -8%

09-17-2012 21:36:00 | More by NilocRellim
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -8%

08-01-2013 02:44:59 | More by Cynic-ale
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Auraan

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -8%

12-31-2012 06:26:30 | More by Auraan
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eklie

New York

2.75/5  rDev -8%

12-04-2011 00:17:20 | More by eklie
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alesaram

Guam

2.75/5  rDev -8%

10-16-2012 03:06:18 | More by alesaram
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DruC4

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8%

06-18-2012 20:37:53 | More by DruC4
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Grady

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -8%

07-10-2012 05:16:10 | More by Grady
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8%

09-03-2013 21:12:12 | More by tdm168
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Steviebear69

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -8%

03-29-2013 01:13:05 | More by Steviebear69
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tempest

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -8%

On-tap at the Vikes games for the same price (seven bucks) as lesser macro options. I mean, as macros and adjucncts go, this beer is pretty decent, but as an American wheat, it kind of sucks. The aroma has typical DMS/cooked corn like other Leinenkugel brews. The flavor does start out with a mix of Triscut-wheat taste and a drop of honey flavoring, but it's followed by adjunct off-flavors. To reiterate, for cheap beer, its not bad, for craft beer, it sucks.

12-29-2008 20:53:11 | More by tempest
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BklynTerp

New York

2.75/5  rDev -8%

01-27-2013 18:54:51 | More by BklynTerp
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AZDanB


2.75/5  rDev -8%

07-24-2012 04:32:16 | More by AZDanB
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odbjs735

New York

2.75/5  rDev -8%

05-07-2012 06:29:00 | More by odbjs735
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Rostie

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8%

04-25-2014 11:38:47 | More by Rostie
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Treyliff

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -8%

A- pours a clear & light straw colored, big fizzy white head reduces to a small layer of foam that retains after the pour

S- faint toasted graininess with a metallic aroma, some muted banana and pear, otherwise rather adjunct-like

T- not much there at all. There are some traces of fruity pear notes, a clean and crisp malty backbone, a light citrus linger on the finish. Didn't really pick up any of the honey

M- light watery body with medium carbonation, slightly foamy mouthfeel with a slick, dry and crisp finish

O- filtering a Hefe seems to also filter out any flavor as well. This seems like it would be more fitting in a summer variety pack, it's easy to drink on a hot day but doesn't really fit in to a fall pack

11-16-2013 21:19:02 | More by Treyliff
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -8%

10-23-2012 18:21:52 | More by Eaglefan344
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redleg64

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8%

01-25-2014 16:00:26 | More by redleg64
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TrojanRB

California

2.75/5  rDev -8%

12-15-2013 00:35:46 | More by TrojanRB
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Louski

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -8%

04-28-2012 17:16:26 | More by Louski
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -8%

01-23-2014 22:43:29 | More by Hendrick24
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,322 ratings.