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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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1,336 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 19.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 73 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +42.1%

MillerMan16, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of stockingcpl
2.83/5  rDev -5.4%

Appearance: This selection poured a light honey color. Head was thick with average sustain. Plentiful lacings. Very crisp in appearance. Good job.

Smell: Light, yet a straw presence is noted. This brew has the "feel" of Miller Lite or any of the multitude of macro-brew brands. Not impressive.

Taste: Very light euro-lager feel. Not guite Heinekin, but very similar. There is a very very faint honey flavor, however it is lost in the general adjunct presence of this selection. Not impressive.

Mouthfeel: Palate clears quickly.

Drinkability: Very similar to macro-brew adjunct beers.


stockingcpl, Jun 30, 2009
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

soupieman, Jan 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

RepMichigan, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev +0.3%

KellyScottMad, Sep 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

antichuckmoore, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

trstar87, Jun 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Fluffmeister, Oct 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

JordanHageman, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

ksiazewski, May 19, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Jameson_Daniel, Jun 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

odbjs735, May 07, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

Danegerous123, Dec 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

dmilewsk, Nov 01, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -24.7%

Oelschlager, Jul 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

SteveJeremy, Apr 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

Rostie, Apr 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Uncledoobz, May 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

HedleyLamarr92, Jun 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

jaredtp, Aug 23, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +7%

I am not a fan of Leinenkugel's. maybe it's the healthy Minnesota/Wisconsin rivalry. Poured straw yellow, with almost no head. Taste is very sweet. The honey is there, but also a faint fruitiness. Finishes sweet and syrupy. Overall, I had heard bad things about this beer. I did not hate it, in fact it was a nice change of pace. Wouldn't recommend it, but wouldn't turn down a bottle either.

Rifrafboy, Jan 03, 2003
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

doublepneumonia, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of Northsider
2.45/5  rDev -18.1%

The fact that I've seen advertisements for this beer was a big turn off for me. ALL of the beers I've seen ads for have turned out to be complete duds. This was no different.

Appearance was "kristal" clear, no head. Smelled of nothing really. You could tell a slight hint of the honey and weiss that is mentioned in the beer's name. Nothing more.

Taste was much of the same. Watery and flavorless. I would compare this more with an adjunct macro than to a filtered hefe.

Not a good beer at all in my opinion. Pass.

Northsider, Jun 20, 2011
Photo of Chiefy770
3.03/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured from bottle, enjoyed from glass.

A: A nice clear, pale, yellow color.

S: Light scent with the slightest hint of citrus.

T: Refreshing taste overall. A small draw of honey with a trace of lemon peel mix with a pleasant tasting wheat-beer taste.

M: The hops make the tongue water and wash to a dry mouth-feel. Very crisp hit on the initial sip.

Overall: This beer is a lovely summertime brew. I prefer this over Summer Shandy, Leinenkugel's "summertime" beer because this contains far less fruit and is not sweetened nearly as much. If the price is right and the weather is warm, try a few of these.

Chiefy770, Jan 29, 2012
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.