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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

1,279 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,279
Reviews: 443
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 19.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 50 | 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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DruC4

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +0.7%

09-23-2013 01:22:47 | More by crowsnest
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3/5  rDev +0.7%

12-28-2013 04:44:24 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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ale207

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

03-26-2014 17:07:51 | More by ale207
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tpauer

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-26-2013 23:34:40 | More by tpauer
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +0.7%

01-17-2012 17:16:43 | More by zenwatts
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dacrza1

New Jersey

2.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden pilsner body that has minimal bubble or sediment... head is generous and two-fingered in its cumulous cloud effect... honey hints with lemon zest that are overpowered by lager malts--not as bright or sweetas expected... rather watery initially, with a hint of depth at the throat...light-bodied, almost a pale pilsner in comparison... iced tea sweetness evaporates the initial honey approach--lacks the strength to significantly rate higher in the taste category...won't be remembered for much more than another Leinie fruit beer that refreshes--but this close to Mike's Hard Lemonade makes me wonder if I should juts have one of those...

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2008 01:27:27 | More by dacrza1
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

12-02-2012 22:53:36 | More by LarryMyers
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +0.7%

08-21-2012 03:35:48 | More by tmars13
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Bill235

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

02-16-2013 03:10:59 | More by Bill235
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +0.7%

12-20-2011 17:57:20 | More by weaselchew
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3/5  rDev +0.7%

11-28-2011 18:21:52 | More by scootercrabb
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MNPikey

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

06-09-2013 03:46:44 | More by MNPikey
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Naugros

New Jersey

3.33/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a weizen glass this develop a nice, dense head of foam about two fingers thick which slowly reduced. The beer is a pale yellow with a slight yellow glow and tons of carbonation.

Wonderful smells from the wheat and the yeast. It smells much like a German weizen with a backdrop of astringent lemon. Take that astringency out of it and I would have ranked the smell higher.

Very light in taste...too light. I wanted it to taste as good as it smells and it doesn't. A metallic tang accompanies the rest of the flavors and overshadows them. This beer could have exhibited nice wheat tones and brilliant lemon and subtle coriander with a bit more sweetness from the honey. Instead, those are all pushed to the back and the flaws in the beer shine through. This drops the mouthfeel as well. With the carbonation and classic ingredients, it could have been crisp and refreshing as any weizen, but it's not.

Maybe I'm just spoiled.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2010 19:30:00 | More by Naugros
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AmitC

New York

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

06-30-2014 02:56:42 | More by AmitC
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Sellen

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

07-23-2014 22:41:08 | More by Sellen
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matty

Pennsylvania

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale colored beer with an almost non-existent aroma.Taste is water with a faint hint of honey although no sweetness is detected.I can't slam this beer because although it's tasteless it is by no means repulsive.You can get the same taste from a ice cold coors light for half the price.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2007 04:19:15 | More by matty
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +0.7%

05-03-2014 23:45:05 | More by Dank26
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3/5  rDev +0.7%

02-24-2014 17:48:20 | More by drdiesel9483
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GeoffRizzo

Texas

2.58/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A rather dull, bright off-yellow hue, no carbonation, no head, very little action coming from this beverage. Somewhat of a wheaty aroma, faint at that. Just a touch on the creamy side, some wheat flavoring most noticeable in this character-lacking brew. Some sweetness, little to no hop presence, or malt presence for that matter. A grassy palate, nil honey detection. Could quench or refresh on a mild to warm day, but extremely masked flavorings, the honey and the weiss should be removed from the label as they do not exist in this line. A bland offering from a bland line of beers.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2004 03:38:00 | More by GeoffRizzo
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biggmike

Mississippi

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured a macro-lager-looking yellow with little head that dissipated very quickly. Aroma was weak with a bit of skunk to it. This tastes nothing like a wheat ale to me. Slight hint of honey in the taste, but the flavor is weak. Not offensive by any means, just a little weak for my tastes. I would not seek this out.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2007 19:40:45 | More by biggmike
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

04-23-2014 00:01:52 | More by TheNightwatchman
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climax

Missouri

3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

wow. that being said....

she poured a pale gold, good clarity, with a decent white head

smelled almost skunked at the getgo because the nose was very euro lager/metallic. cereal grains and a lemon tang. not much of the wheat/yeast and honey nose i was anticipating

taste was more macro lager i think than anything. the honey and wheat flavors are faint. still it's never too sweet or cloying which is good. finish had the sour but pleasant wheat characteristics

body was thin for the most part. feel was crisp and slick. quite a bit of carbonation.

pretty uninteresting beer. easy to drink and probably refreshing if it were warmer out. however better for getting hammered than savoring

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2009 22:26:52 | More by climax
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happygnome

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a: a golden color with a generous inch or higher white head that has good retention time. Leaves a fair amount of lacing very nice
s: kind of a sweet aroma with deffinate hop presence,
t: very nice sweet and bitter combination dry finish
m: medium bodied beer that is smooth and not overly carbonated

overall this is a very good beer that i can see as a session beer

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2007 01:58:03 | More by happygnome
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Bear1964

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +34.2%

12-12-2012 02:07:08 | More by Bear1964
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 1,279 ratings.