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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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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,336 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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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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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Elfastball7, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

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2/5  rDev -33.1%

Soneast, Nov 21, 2011
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2.28/5  rDev -23.7%
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 +0.3%

shufon, Nov 19, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Caskaway, Nov 18, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

videofrog, Nov 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Pjev11, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

MacStinson, Nov 17, 2011
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2/5  rDev -33.1%

memoulds, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

doucmehu, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

millelacsmark, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

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3/5  rDev +0.3%

ColSanders123, Nov 15, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of WoodBrew
3.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The guys on my hockey team really like the Leinenkugels beers. So they recently brought the Honey Weiss to our recent game. The Leinie's Honey Weiss was very thin, weak aroma, flavor and mouthfeel. There is honey present and also a toasted wheat flavor. But you're really straining to get either - comes out mostly in the aftertaste. This beer's just about as thin as any light lager - has a bit of a bitter, corny taste to it as well. It's okay drinking on a hot day, I'm sure, but don't look for much dazzlement on your tongue.

WoodBrew, Nov 05, 2011
Photo of metter98
3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a hint of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that left some lacing on the surface and a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of wheat and grainy malts in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of wheat along with hints of bready malts.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is easy to drink and has more flavors compared to other kristalweizens.

metter98, Oct 31, 2011
Photo of WACHUSETTblue
2.73/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

kind of looks and feels like a Budweiser defiantly has a little more flavor and the honey after taste is a pleasant surprise , there is nothing special as far as appearance really looks like a miller lite or bud , has a decent head but dissipates quickly leaving no lacing If this beer was a little cheaper I wouldn't mind throwing these down to get a good buzz on or maybe grab 9 for a game of golf but besides that these aren't as crafty as they may appear

WACHUSETTblue, Oct 20, 2011
Photo of WastingFreetime
2.3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Looks absolutely jewel clear with a pale straw color, big fluffy head that stops by briefly to say hello and than vanishes in only a minute, without any lacing at all... Smells exceedingly faintly of pale wheat malt and a little tiny bit of honey, I am severely disappointed because I have smelled (and tasted) stronger honeyed nuances off other beers that don't even have the word in their name, nor include it in the brewing!
Tastes like it smells, faint weak wheat with a whisper of barely-there honey. It also has a watery thin body, which is refreshing as a summer thirst quencher, and the carbonation is quite appropriate...crisp and clean finish...I just wish there was more flavor in it. I believe that it is a good lawnmower beer, at least it is better than a BMC, but really mostly only by the virtue of not having any strange off-flavors.

WastingFreetime, Aug 24, 2011
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2.53/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Drank out of a bottle at a state park in South Dakota. Color was a fair light golden. Head and film/lacing - N/A.

Smelled heavy of honey, but not as strong as you’d think with the name. Slight malt or wheat in there, too.

Honey dominate on the tastes, but average overall. Nothing else really stood out.

Highly carbonated. Surprisingly refreshing.

Pretty average overall. Actually, just below it. I did have another one later in the week and it tasted a bit better, but I think my ratings will stick.

BucannonXC5, Aug 11, 2011
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3.53/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Clear straw golden yellow with lots of bubbles. Huge four finger white head with very good retention and lacing.

Smell: Grains, wheat, and pale malts with some light hints of citrus and honey. Aroma is very light with the honey being very subtle. The wheat kind of smells like a Hefewiezen wheat with a very subtle hint of banana.

Taste: Tastes like it smells. Lots of sweet pale malts and grains with wheat and subtle hints of citrus, banana, and honey. Everything is pretty light but noticeable and fairly balanced.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a medium to high carbonation. Very crisp and smooth.

Overall: A very light but fairly tasty brew best had in the summer.

MattyG85, Aug 02, 2011
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2.73/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a crystal clear pale golden color with a big thick head which stays around. The aroma is of grains and sweet malt, there is not a lot going. The aroma is faint and hard to get. The taste is much the same grainy with a hint of sweet malt and a touch of honey. The taste seems closer to an adjunct than a kristal. The taste is muted and hard to identify. The mouthfeel is well carbonated and crisp. Overall it is okay I probably wouldn't have this one again. The taste and aroma just weren't there.

goblue3509, Jul 31, 2011
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.