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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

1,375 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,375
Reviews: 447
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 19.73%
Wants: 13
Gots: 89 | 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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4/5  rDev +33.8%

vaulter1190, Aug 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

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4/5  rDev +33.8%

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4/5  rDev +33.8%

CoyDePratt, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

kittensmeow, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a perfect pint glass, it has a very small white fizzy head on it. The body is a nice golden color body. The smell is sweet of honey and some wheat. I don't taste any wheat, but i get a sweet start and a little hop finish to it, very crisp though. The mouth feel is nice and crisp on the tongue. Overall i think this is a good summer time beer.

chefhatt, Jun 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

trytoketchup, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

beer_nibbler, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

Bear1964, Dec 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

MaxOfMetal, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A refreshing light-bodied ale that goes down easy

A- Very clear amber-yellow with thin, big-bubbled head

S- Smells a bit like honey along with a bottle/metal hint. Not much smell

T- Tastes great on the tongue with many sweet hints carried by light carbonation. After-taste is sorta bottle/metal.

M&D- Feels real good with a light-body and slight carbonation that downs easy

EnojysAnyBeer, May 09, 2008
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

mhsmall84, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

SLeepdepD, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

Antonius08, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of merddyn2002
4/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall, not a bad beer, but I expected more of a honey profile in the beer. There's a bit of honey in the nose but It's barely perceptible in the beer itself. Overall the beer is good, but the wife and I just didn't pick up much of it's namesake in the profile. It's very drinkable, but I'd rather have a sunset wheat if I had a choice.

merddyn2002, Aug 04, 2010
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

Rmatuszak2, Aug 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

kbwolfe, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In my opinion this is just a "good, solid" beer. It's not fantastic and won't set the world on fire, but it's good. I think it has a very clean flavor. The color is also good...more clear than I'd expect for a wheat beer. The smell is also good...I also smelled a yeast/wheat smell. The mouthfeel and drinkability are also good. Like I said...it's just a good, solid beer. I'll say it ranks as "better than most" in my book.

eb003, Dec 01, 2005
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

SpencerLanham, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

EthanS1, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

imthaschmidt, Dec 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

whallgren, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

MaddDogg84, Jun 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

hmart87, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of tjsdomer2
3.93/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Bright yellow, almost orange. Ok head rentention that dissipates quickly. A bit flat-looking, but by no means a bad beer.

Smell: Very faint hints of honey. Honestly, for an adjunct, Honey Weiss smells extremely pleasant. Very summery and refreshing. The honey almost transforms into a malt that evades throughout.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Honey with a creamy maltiness. Almost no hops, but some lemon bitterness maybe. Despite the appearance, Honey Weiss is quite thick in a good way. Creamy, honey, good.

Drinkability: Probably the best American Adjunct Lager. Easy to drink with no nasty taste.

Overall: Underutilized and underappreciated.

tjsdomer2, Jul 07, 2010
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,375 ratings.