1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Leinenkugel's Honey WeissLeinenkugel's Honey Weiss

Educational use only; do not reuse.

1,443 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,443
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 3
pDev: 19.67%
Wants: 16
Gots: 139 | 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:
Beer added by: TastyTaste on 03-07-2002

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (44) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 1,443 | Reviews: 457
Photo of BrewClint
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of sebaastionb
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of creepinjeeper
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of MouthfulOfchris
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of BigSteinsEmpire
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Just cracked one of these on a great spring day...can't get much better for the bargain. Sure there's better beers but this one hits great price point and is a quality brew. Great notes of Honey...go figure. Just enough sweetness in it to get you through a warm spring/summer day. I'd take this over the Shandy any day....the shandy is too sweet and fills you up so fast. This is a great session beer.

Photo of AceMaster
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of TheDudeAbides
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of CreedeSon
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of LDemarais
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of PunkFloyd
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of archyquaffer
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

A moderate pour produces a 1.5 inch frothy head that quickly dissipates to a wispy island of lace. The beer is an extra pale golden with moderate carbonation.

Just a whiff of honey in the aroma, otherwise light malt aromas and slight floral hops. The honey is more apparent in the flavor, and builds as the beer progresses. The honey has an unfermented quality, but is not overdone (i.e., mead-like characters are mostly absent). Pretty clean, semi-dry finish, with just a touch of pungency from the honey.

A welcome subtle use of honey in a beer, and one of Leinie's better brews. Purchased as part of a variety 12 pack.

Photo of RTHKI
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Jerid
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of pcsnyder
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of StoutishDan
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Garlicjosh
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Rosiex7
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of MattSharpless
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of cheapswiller
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of KentuckyJim
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of NastyT
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of JazziJeff88
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Fargrow
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of videofrog
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,443 ratings.