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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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1,336 Ratings

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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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3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

TimErickson, Jul 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

penguin66, Jan 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +58.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss is a wheat beer made by Leinenkugel's Brewing Company in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. It's availabe mainly throughout the midwest US. It is one of my favorite three or four beers.

It's a fairly typical wheat beer, with a touch of a honey taste, however the honey taste isn't at all overpowering. The closest beer I can compare it with is Dundee's Honey Brown. It's typically served with a lemon slice, which I actually prefer not to have. It's remarkably refreshing during the summer, and smoothly satisfying even in the coldest of winter.

This is what I call a "gateway beer". So many people in the US are die hard Bud Light or Miller Light or <insert crappy mass produced American lager name here> fans, this is the beer I typically give these people to get them exposed to a different style of beer. This is the beer that woke me up to a whole new beer culture, and I am grateful for it.

Leinenkugel's also has a wide variety of other beers in their lineup, and most of them are good as well. In my opinion, Leinenkugel's has the best batch of variety beers (Sam Adams being a close second). To the people in Leinie country, I say thank you, and keep on brewing. To the people who have never tried a Leinie's, I say what are you waiting for? Drink up!

Strand, Mar 11, 2009
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3.1/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This clear golden beer poured a small inch and a half size white head that left some lacing.

The smell whats a mixture of sweet bread like with a lemon like smell

It didn't have a very strong flavor to it but i could taste some hint of malt and hops...but not any honey like taste as the name infers.

I felt that it was a medium carbinated beer that reminded me of a light beer.

It is def. a easy to drink beer that is a good change of pace from your typical american beer and when you need a break from the great german variety that I get to enjoy, however, I enjoy some of the other leinenkugel

mareth01, May 26, 2009
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

mitchbeer, Mar 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

ssarah, Sep 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

awesomea, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

kevbie, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

htc, Mar 17, 2012
3/5  rDev +0.3%

VEGAVEGA, Jan 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

camclem2, Sep 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

ilovemke12, Mar 27, 2014
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2/5  rDev -33.1%

MadCoBeerMan14, Jul 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

jjunit, Jul 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

McSully, Jun 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

brucehemann, Jun 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Entropy, Aug 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +50.5%

rontmx5, Apr 12, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.1%

jweik, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +33.8%

ngraumann, Apr 09, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Smell-Very honey like. Some hops.

Looks-Straw like yellow. Not that great.

Taste-Lots of honey up front. The after taste isn't that great. The after taste, taste like a Bud Light or something like that.

Overall it's not that bad of a beer. Much better than Bud Light or a big mainstreem beer..but not far off from them. Give it a try.

Clones21, Jun 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

winzenj, Jun 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8%

psyclone, Jun 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -33.1%

memoulds, Nov 16, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

Keith_Borlick, Apr 23, 2014
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.