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Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Berry WeissLeinenkugel's Berry Weiss

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66
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1,089 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 28.93%
Wants: 10
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 03-25-2002)
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3/5  rDev +7.1%

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Ohio

2/5  rDev -28.6%

05-12-2013 15:47:11 | More by greggy1972
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Michigan

3/5  rDev +7.1%

05-11-2013 03:06:42 | More by Slay40
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ajtorres311

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

05-10-2013 17:01:53 | More by ajtorres311
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +7.1%

05-05-2013 13:08:03 | More by ZEB89
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +33.9%

05-04-2013 23:44:48 | More by Kelp
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John_B

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-04-2013 23:11:30 | More by John_B
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rgille2

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -55.4%

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Black_ox

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

04-30-2013 22:38:56 | More by Black_ox
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jasonreinike

Illinois

1/5  rDev -64.3%

04-29-2013 19:02:30 | More by jasonreinike
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dexterk1

Illinois

3/5  rDev +7.1%

04-28-2013 23:30:58 | More by dexterk1
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Devilman

Illinois

2/5  rDev -28.6%

04-27-2013 23:03:52 | More by Devilman
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Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +25%

04-24-2013 03:51:43 | More by Wservati
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Mythos82

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -46.4%

04-22-2013 07:50:59 | More by Mythos82
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev +7.1%

04-20-2013 16:46:00 | More by alex_hart
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loose5682

Illinois

3/5  rDev +7.1%

04-19-2013 04:12:19 | More by loose5682
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Punqbert

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-17-2013 01:23:21 | More by Punqbert
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +7.1%

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Juno_Malone

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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lucasj82

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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gtk1989

Illinois

4/5  rDev +42.9%

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OB1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +25%

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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

1.26/5  rDev -55%

I remember drinking this in college, thinking it would be an upgrade to the cheap crap I was drinking at the time. Boy, was I wrong. If you like the taste of Fruity Pebbles, this is the beer for you. Otherwise, I would steer clear of this one from Leiney's, as they have many other better options.

04-05-2013 13:39:53 | More by atomicskier1889
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troynos

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-04-2013 13:32:18 | More by troynos
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.55/5  rDev -8.9%

Berry Weiss. I already don't like the sound of that, but who am I to turn down a free beer? Pours a weird, off-shade of copper with a strange reddish hue to it, almost pink, but not quite there. The head grows big and foamy, but it's about as wispy as they come as it's gone within a minute, no lacing gets left behind.

The aroma is a splash of berries and sweetness; raspberry, blackberry, and some other kind of berries I'm sure (not really getting much strawberry, though). It's pretty artificial and "fake" smelling, like the aroma you'd expect from a candle or some kind of wall plug-in air freshener. But actually even a bit worse than those, since this has a somewhat chalky and medicinal character to it. Like crushed vitamins or something.

The flavor doesn't stray too far from the aroma - it's an awkward concoction of artificial berry juice, residual sweetness, and remnants of beer. Almost more akin to a wine cooler or a flavored malt liquor beverage, if it weren't for the wheat and yeast coated that gets left on the palate in the aftertaste. The strange chalkiness from the nose comes back to haunt the flavor a bit, too. Pretty sweet overall - not necessarily cloying, but it's not a desirable sweetness, either. Body is thin with a crisp mouth feel from the heavy dose of carbonation.

Yeah, this really isn't my thing. Glad that I tried it just so I know to steer absolutely clear of it next time. It's like a poor man's version of The Soft Parade by Shorts. I'll pass on this one next time.

04-03-2013 11:47:35 | More by tectactoe
Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
66 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.