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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,439 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,439
Reviews: 456
rAvg: 3
pDev: 19.67%
Wants: 16
Gots: 130 | 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

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3/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of redmosquito
2.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a pretty beer, bright straw in color with a white head (not much lacing however). Not much in the aroma, some maltiness and yeast, but no hops and no honey. The flavor is nice, sweet and then yeasty with that wheat aftertaste. How much honey is in this I wonder? This is a decent summer beer, good at a picnic, a ballgame or the golf course.

Photo of youngleo
2/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured into a snow white head that disappated very fast. Very light yellow in color and brew was very clear. I dont know if Ive seen a more clearer beer or not. Virtually no lacing to speak of. Just a couple of white blothes here and there. Very light smelling. Maybe a little sweet honey. Tasted very light also. Had a little taste of honey and maybe a hint of lemon. but not much. Had a slightly bitter aftertaste. Felt ok in the mouth. It was almost like it had little or no carbonation. Very thin and watery. I dont think Ill buy these again. Really had no flavor to speak of. There was nothing to draw you back to the beer.

Photo of poogas
2/5  rDev -33.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of LennyBound
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hooverhawkeye
3.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Fluffmeister
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of skrib09
3.08/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured a pale yellow that's almost clear. white head faded quickly.

smell is basically a faint wheat malt flavor.

taste is a bright wheat with a sweetness to it from the honey. no other depth besides a hint of wheat.

mouthfeel is clean and crisp. it's drinkable.

Photo of krazybartender
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of pfaucett
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of Goodspeed83
3.14/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of danfix99
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of TechMyst
2/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

CONTAINER VOLUME: 355ml
CONTAINER TYPE: bottle FRESH: y PURCHASED @: cub foods COST: 7/6pack HEAD: slight LACE: minimal COLOR: REFLECTED- yellow TRANSMITTED- yellow/org hue AROMA: grains MOUTHFEEL: light PALATE: somewhat adjusts TASTE: I cannot detect the honey CONDITIONS: MOWING/WORKING ON CAR- n WITH FRIENDS- n SIPPING- n GET MY BUZZ ON- n

Photo of SMark
2.83/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer was poured from a 12 ounce bottle at approximately 46º with a date of 11057. The beer poured with a nice thick head which dissipated in a couple of minutes. Coloring was clear and pale gold. There was no cloudiness as could be expected for most weiss beers.

There were slight hints of malt and maybe some honey but I was unable to detect much else.

The taste was pretty straightforward without noticeable malt or honey. I also failed to sense the crispness that I was anticipating nor did any sweetness jump out at me.

This beer was very acceptable in the mouth. There were no off tastes or anything that would cause you to spit it out rather than swallow.

Overall this is another ok beer from Leinenkugel. The crispness and thirst quenching qualities would probably be better served at a cooler temperature.

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of ClavisAurea
2.4/5  rDev -20%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

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.

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3/5  rDev 0%

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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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2.76/5  rDev -8%

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2/5  rDev -33.3%

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3/5  rDev 0%

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,439 ratings.