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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,371 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,371
Reviews: 447
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 19.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 88 | 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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Photo of mugglesandhops
1.83/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured a piss yellow with very little head and no lacing. Smelled of artificial honey, rice, corn, steamed veggies. Taste of lemon and grainy. Thin body. This was my first drain pour. I thought it would be a good beer on a hot day but after drinking the quality of beers that I have been drinking there was no way I was going to was my taste buds on this crap.

mugglesandhops, Jul 07, 2009
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3.12/5  rDev +4.3%

mattday25, Sep 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

bcoutu, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of Chugmonkey
2.1/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Looks like a regular boring lager - yellow & light foamy white head.

Heavy on the carbonation, starts with a grainy taste, some sweet honey like something, and leaves you with a thick bitter bite that you want to wash away. The mouthfeel is a million times too watery for a wheat beer.

I'm lost on the popularity of this beer? The marketing VP at Leinies s/ get a big raise, cuz there is no way this beer got this popular by its' taste alone. I can handle a couple glasses from a really fresh keg if someone else is buying but that's about the nicest thing I can say about it.

Chugmonkey, Jul 08, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

BDF2000, Jun 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

PunkFloyd, Jul 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Joeyuwp, Jul 08, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -49.8%

Punkrckr281, May 24, 2012
Photo of wmtxbb
2.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Can poured into pint glass

Appearance: Clear straw yellow with plenty of carbonation. Has a thin head.

Smell: Lemon, very slight aroma of wheat.

Taste: Crisp honey and wheat, light fruit esters. Overwhelming lemon like zing that kills the flavor. Ends with this metallic flavor.

Not something I'd search out. Leinenkugel needs to cut the lemon flavor and add some more malt. The "crispness" of the beer does not seem to come from the wheat so much, I think lemon juice was added to give it the crisp zing; a really bad call, as it throws off the flavor. Worst weizen I've ever had.

wmtxbb, Feb 28, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

woogie359, May 23, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66.6%

bmcduff2, Jan 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

guldseth, Oct 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Bassman2019, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

CreedeSon, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

ArmyATCBrewer, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +42.1%

MillerMan16, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

carterbt, Oct 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

DaveOB, Sep 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -24.7%

Joefisherman, Jun 24, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -41.5%

Stoshua, Jan 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

JordanHageman, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

Derrill, Aug 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

thebuck, Dec 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Uncledoobz, May 04, 2014
Photo of n00tz
3.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Light blonde transparent body topped by a thin white head that sticks around surprisingly long. Excited carbonation.

S - Orange citrus and a little bit of grainy wheat.

T - Lemony citrus and barely detectable honey flavor.

M - Thin body, clean fresh finish.

D - Easy to drink for beginners ;-) my girlfriend enjoyed this one. Not as high on my scale, but a good wheat.

n00tz, Nov 17, 2008
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,371 ratings.