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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3,104
Reviews: 626
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 23.49%
Wants: 53
Gots: 652 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: jj21 on 03-23-2007

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Ratings: 3,104 | Reviews: 626
Photo of jweaver95
2.34/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tastes how I imagine pee tasting.

Photo of EmGM
4.88/5  rDev +54.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: your basic hazy light yellow color
Smell: deliciously citrusy LEMON
Taste: lemony, citrusy, light, crisp refreshing
Aftertaste: just a crisp SLIGHT pucker from the lemon
Overall: I actually love this beer it's one of my favorite summer time beers. It's light and crisp and refreshing and good either out of the bottle or from the tap.

Photo of rossracing
2.02/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I DONT LIKE THIS BEER

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.1/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one many times but needed to do my review on it anyway. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a pilsner glass.

Pours like a 'unfiltered wheat' that is a hazy yellow with about a 1-finger white head that goes away very fast with very little lacing. The aroma is of lemons (it's made with lemonade) and grain. Very nice but not over powering. The taste is very pleasant and smooth and is a great summer brew. No bitter aftertaste. A great beer that will never let you down. One of my favorite summer brews! Lighter+-medium bodied with good carbonation.

Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy brewed by Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, with an ABV of 4.20% This brew pours out a nice cloudy amber color, with a nice white head. Summer Shandy is an unfiltered brew, you can not see though it. The smell of Summer Shandy is, sweet,with grains and malts and some spices. You pick up a hit of hops in the smell of this brew. Now for the taste, it is bold with flavor and citrus. You also pick up on grains , malts, and spices. There is nothing overpowering about Summer Shandy, it has a nice balance to it. The mouthfeel of Summer Shandy is clean smooth, and refreshing. I like how this brew is different form most brews on market. Overall I'm giving Summer Shandy a solid 4 out 5. Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, did a nice job with this one. I would buy this brew again.

Photo of Norvelljeff
2.07/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Again, this is something I would never try again. Just had a mix six pack and ouch these things are bad.

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
4.19/5  rDev +33%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It tastes like a normal beer, but with a lemon twist.

Photo of wedge6128
1.59/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

THis beer tastes like wet sock water and lemon peels. You would have to be in a pretty desperate state for this to be refreshing. I kept taking drinks expecting it to get better not believing it was as horrible as it seemed at first taste, sadly it is.

Photo of beerginner45
1.83/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

this beer is not good at all

Photo of bluto1998
2.61/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Ehh. Should come with a free skirt.

Photo of PhaseID
4.49/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hot day outside refreshment. the most lemony beer I've ever had. Didn't think I'd like it, ended up loving it.

Photo of meganrosso
3.96/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A very refreshing beer to have in the summer because of the citrus flavor.

Photo of MikeMess99
3.36/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Definitely a good summer beer. Outside on a porch great, crisp beer to have. Otherwise, nothing special but not a bad beer at all.

Photo of ruzzal
3.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not bad for drinking in the heat trying to not get sloshed quickly.

Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Great bocce beer. Better than I expected.

Photo of AndyEdgar
2.5/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Good for while you are floating in a lake...not much else

Photo of Nishantyp
4.75/5  rDev +50.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer. Balanced. Tastes lemony

Photo of Bizerk
1.9/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Tasted like pledge smells this beer is horrible

Photo of KariD
4/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Perfect break from IPA'S. A refreshing alternative to malt lemonade. Definitely summer in a bottle.

Photo of Mhelseth
4.34/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Smooth light refreshing lemon with great taste

Photo of arvidkoval
3.3/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L- Hazy yellow body.

S- wheaty, lemonade

T- wheat and lemonade

F- smoothness with some fizz.

O- it's okay, not as good as I remembered. Great for guzzling on a hot day though!

Photo of Merticois
3.81/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this beer at a company party. It was surprisingly tasty. Strong lemon notes but it was smooth almost malty. Overall very enjoyable and easy to drink!

Photo of Jonjaciuk3
4/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Delicious perfect summertime awesome beer

Photo of Kingfish1965
3.16/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Good refreshing summer beer. Not a purist's beer. Great for a summer outing when a porter or stout would be too heavy.

Photo of alisadk
4/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at Total Wine summer 2012.

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 3,104 ratings.