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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

1,317 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,317
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 19.8%
Wants: 13
Gots: 65 | 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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Ratings: 1,317 | Reviews: 444 | Display Reviews Only:
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Vogt52

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

06-12-2014 20:42:28 | More by Vogt52
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bzach

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

10-16-2012 05:04:31 | More by bzach
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

04-23-2012 20:08:41 | More by djrn2
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Akrueg7272

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

05-23-2014 22:47:50 | More by Akrueg7272
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

09-29-2013 03:50:15 | More by DaveOB
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Mxsluis

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

04-24-2014 16:19:18 | More by Mxsluis
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spikechiquet

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

12-22-2012 05:40:01 | More by spikechiquet
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scottwurst

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

10-15-2013 21:26:02 | More by scottwurst
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CCory

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

02-05-2014 02:37:50 | More by CCory
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

10-18-2012 20:13:50 | More by skaboom420
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

04-20-2013 16:46:14 | More by alex_hart
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

05-24-2013 20:33:08 | More by maDUECEgunner
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SlidersAce814

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

11-23-2013 16:24:07 | More by SlidersAce814
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

04-23-2014 00:01:52 | More by TheNightwatchman
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berserker256

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

Sparkley gold with a thin white head that fizzes out quick. I don't smell much of anything. I detect a kind of grainy earthy odor but that's it. No honey or anything special. It kind of just smells like a Miller High Life... Eh, a little better than that, maybe, but not much. I think I can pick up a subtle hint of honey in the taste, however. It has a grainy aftertaste. Anyway, it's light, a touch of sweet, and easy to drink. A gimmick beer I think. With Leinenkugel's beers I'll stick with the Sunset Wheat and Big Butt Dopplebock. Those are good. But I'll avoid the Red and the Honey Weiss. And those are the four that I've have had from this brewer so far. But at prices similar to Bud, Miller, etc. I'd take Leinenkugel's for sure.

01-24-2008 20:18:24 | More by berserker256
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ButtomsUp

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

02-02-2012 23:11:59 | More by ButtomsUp
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biggmike

Mississippi

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

Poured a macro-lager-looking yellow with little head that dissipated very quickly. Aroma was weak with a bit of skunk to it. This tastes nothing like a wheat ale to me. Slight hint of honey in the taste, but the flavor is weak. Not offensive by any means, just a little weak for my tastes. I would not seek this out.

10-25-2007 19:40:45 | More by biggmike
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hero27

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

They brought in a free keg of this at my cousin's wedding, so I took advantage..

Pale yellow color, thin white head that doesn't really leave much lacing. The smell is light pale malts and a hint of spiciness...couldn't pick up much honey, but there may be a bit lingering there. Flavor is weak malts and tastes quite cheap and macro-ish. No real hearty wheat character...if there was more honey flavor and more wheat to round this thing out, this might be a respectable brew. As it is, it was ok to have a few free glasses on the house, but it's not something I'd run out to buy.

12-31-2005 19:30:45 | More by hero27
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Lovethemhopps

Illinois

2.76/5  rDev -7.4%

08-26-2014 01:41:13 | More by Lovethemhopps
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nrpellegrini

Maryland

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Bottle poured to pint glass.

A: 1 finger fast thinning white head, beer is yellow clear color
S: No honey or wheat smell, smells pretty bad, skunked
T: Initail carbonated fizz, smooth aftertaste and finish. Slight old artificial bland honey hint.Barely any honey flavor at all.
M: Decent, smooth, no bite
D: So-so

Nothing special about this beer.
Buy Honey Brown.

02-06-2008 03:16:02 | More by nrpellegrini
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WakeandBake

Michigan

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Notes from Aug 08
Sort of a deep straw color,with a faint yeast aroma,maby straw. A light crisp flavor but lacking in any thing that really stands out,very little in the way of hops or malt in the aroma or flavor,and where is the Honey promised on the label,very average,drinkable but very average.

12-11-2008 21:25:05 | More by WakeandBake
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matty

Pennsylvania

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Pale colored beer with an almost non-existent aroma.Taste is water with a faint hint of honey although no sweetness is detected.I can't slam this beer because although it's tasteless it is by no means repulsive.You can get the same taste from a ice cold coors light for half the price.

10-13-2007 04:19:15 | More by matty
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BretSikkink

Mexico

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Fizzy yellow with very little head. Lacing is okay, head retention is not. Aroma is a little sweet, maybe slightly skunky. Smells of adjunct. Flavor is more of the same, no honey at all, mild wheat but also other weak grain tastes, very thin. Having had Sunset Wheat before this one, I thought Leinenkugel's might actually be decent at that style, but this one proved me wrong. No honey, no weiss, no Honey Weiss.

04-06-2007 20:22:50 | More by BretSikkink
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hworking

Indiana

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Very good looking amber beer Slight head to it very low carbonation The smell of it was very malty The taste of the beer was very bitter which is why I didn't really care for it to me it wasn't very drinkable I probably won't have it again any time soon

08-07-2010 21:00:28 | More by hworking
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kshankar

District of Columbia

2.78/5  rDev -6.7%

Appearance: Straw/gold color, small head, very little in terms of retention

Aroma: Mild, and at most..honey and grain.

Taste: Some grains, and sweetness from the honey...but overall it is pretty mild...I guess mild would be the nicer way of saying "bland", which is what I am leaning towards. Its not bad, but I'm not that impressed by it.

Mouthfeel: Light and carbonated..so it is "crisp" in some sense, but otherwise, nothing too special.

Drinkability: Taste is fairly unoffensive, and the mouthfeel is average, so this is good for this. I wouldn't have a huge problem with a couple of these, its just that I can get much better beers of the same style. Nothing special

01-13-2009 03:46:36 | More by kshankar
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 1,317 ratings.