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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

1,316 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,316
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 19.8%
Wants: 13
Gots: 65 | 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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dmilewsk

Iowa

3/5  rDev +0.7%

11-01-2013 14:17:46 | More by dmilewsk
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Oelschlager

North Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -24.5%

07-31-2013 03:11:32 | More by Oelschlager
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Rostie

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Minnesota

3.2/5  rDev +7.4%

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.

01-03-2003 16:48:02 | More by Rifrafboy
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doublepneumonia

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +0.7%

09-12-2012 17:32:27 | More by doublepneumonia
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jaredtp

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +0.7%

08-23-2014 18:02:11 | More by jaredtp
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Northsider

Illinois

2.45/5  rDev -17.8%

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.

06-20-2011 03:00:20 | More by Northsider
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nicksta

Michigan

3/5  rDev +0.7%

The appearance is a bright very clear gold with a white head that disappears quickly.

The smell is like an American Macro with some hints of wheat grain.

The taste is hoppy and plain. Do I detect wheaties? Most American Macro Lagers have cereal malts, well this American Pale Wheat Ale actually taste like a specific cereal! Yes this beer finishes with a taste of unsweetend Honey-Comb.

The mouthfeel is light, but there is something to be said about the fact that it leaves no aftertaste or residue.

The drinkability is okay, but nothing great because of the wierd hops. This whole beer is just average.

02-06-2006 02:40:09 | More by nicksta
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SmokeyJoesCafe

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +0.7%

12-19-2011 19:58:24 | More by SmokeyJoesCafe
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bif_fat_sellout


3/5  rDev +0.7%

11-10-2012 00:04:13 | More by bif_fat_sellout
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CiderGoggles

Missouri

3/5  rDev +0.7%

10-04-2013 12:50:36 | More by CiderGoggles
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Uncledoobz

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +0.7%

05-04-2014 02:25:54 | More by Uncledoobz
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HedleyLamarr92

Illinois

3/5  rDev +0.7%

06-27-2014 21:37:34 | More by HedleyLamarr92
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ClavisAurea

New York

2.42/5  rDev -18.8%

Consumed in a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

Appearance: very pale amber with minor head and very little lace

Smell: cheap mass produced hefeweizen, flowers in the bottom notes

Taste/Mouthfeel: roasted wheat and orange, light and flowery

There are better American wheat beers made out there but I still respect the small craft brewers even if they sell out to the big boys.

08-17-2008 23:39:38 | More by ClavisAurea
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Chiefy770

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev +1.7%

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.

01-29-2012 04:15:04 | More by Chiefy770
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Blind

Missouri

2/5  rDev -32.9%

08-04-2012 00:26:46 | More by Blind
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Rozyravens

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -41.3%

04-15-2012 20:32:56 | More by Rozyravens
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beerguy23

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

03-04-2014 00:59:55 | More by beerguy23
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TimMack

California

2/5  rDev -32.9%

03-02-2012 08:40:02 | More by TimMack
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +0.7%

04-27-2014 16:19:47 | More by SteveJeremy
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Sheepdog2169

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

07-16-2014 01:15:16 | More by Sheepdog2169
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bill_rue


1/5  rDev -66.4%

03-19-2012 16:25:02 | More by bill_rue
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JordanHageman

Missouri

3/5  rDev +0.7%

06-16-2014 18:58:32 | More by JordanHageman
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

08-14-2014 04:15:54 | More by Captain_Komamura
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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

06-16-2014 21:19:45 | More by thestoutmaster
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 1,316 ratings.