Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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3.15/5 rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Pours a darkish cloudy yellow, which doesn't look that appealing, with decent head
Smells pretty much exactly like Country Time Lemonade
Tastes predominately like Country Time Lemonade as well, then kind of fades to a Honey Weiss-like vague beer flavor. Lacking complexity.
Mouthfeel is incredibly light. Which is all right, considering what this beer is trying to be I guess.
I guess I have mixed feelings about this one. This is drinkable, but not very beerlike. More like Smirnoff Ice or Mike's Hard Lemonade. I think this succeeds in being what it is, although I can see how many people here could be turned off. A glass of half lemonade and half Honey Weiss could quite probably produce a similar product.
In the Leine's fruity beer category, I still prefer the Sunset Wheat.
Serving type: bottle
12-12-2007 03:07:37 | More by Strix
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