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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,404 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,404
Reviews: 449
rAvg: 3
pDev: 19.67%
Wants: 14
Gots: 99 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Fluffmeister, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +33.3%

Keegan, Mar 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev 0%

Skelton, Nov 03, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

richaa01, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is a bit better than I expected, I was afraid it would be cloyingly sweet. The American wheat ale is not my favorite style, this is a decent enough beer though. Poured a too clear straw yellow with an ample head which reduced to a ring and some lacing. Smells clean, not much going on here taste is light, a bit of wheat, very little spice and then the honey comes through.

All in all a decent, refreshing beer, nothing more.

srrn, Mar 02, 2008
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3/5  rDev 0%

dhep16, Mar 08, 2012
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2.28/5  rDev -24%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

This beer is not okay with me. I like a sweet beer, but this is over the top sweet for me. I really felt like i was drinking a bud lager with a couple of tablespoons of honey stirred in. I have to place the beer on the low. I hope to try a better beer from old Jacob soon. So stayed tune.

frankiepop, Nov 21, 2011
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3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - I poured this one hard into the glass and it released a decent head, which quickly dissipated to a decent lace in a few minutes. Lots of carbonation being released. Overall the beer is clear yellow and nothing beyond that.

S - Hops, wheat and some faint (very faint) sweet smell. I assume that's the honey but it doesn't stand out as a honey smell.

T - It doesn't taste much different than a Leinie's Light with a faint sweetness. There is a noticeable difference but it doesn't standout.

M - This beer just doesn't have the complex and complete body I like in a beer. Its in no way hard to drink but the beer just doesn't seem to have all the components in it.

D - I could drink this all night, but I could say that about most beers. Its not hard to drink and it goes down rather smooth but it pales in comparison to a couple of the other beers Leinie's offers.

On a sidenote I should mention that a guide during my tour of the Leinie's brewery said there are only two drops of honey in each bottle - I can tell. Good to drink every now and then but not something I would do constantly.

Wisconsin, Dec 08, 2008
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2/5  rDev -33.3%

Imsothirsty, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

ArmyATCBrewer, Sep 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

richeddi, Jan 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

ericwilson54, Dec 21, 2011
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Thecasehead, May 24, 2013
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3.12/5  rDev +4%

mattday25, Sep 24, 2014
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Petersfavoritebrews, Jul 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

tbergsli, Apr 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

BDF2000, Jun 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.3%

rah1734bones, May 17, 2012
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2.76/5  rDev -8%

Lovethemhopps, Aug 26, 2014
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2.65/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This brew poured a slightly hazy yellow. Decent head on top that vanished quickly. The honey flavors were lost on me, but there was a cloying sweetness that was ubiquitous throughout tasting. It seemed like a very mediocre light beer that was just too sweet tasting.

HoppyMcStout, Sep 02, 2008
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

ChrisPratz, Mar 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +25%

woogie359, May 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%

thisladyluck, Nov 28, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

XenonX, Sep 29, 2012
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,404 ratings.