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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,548 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,548
Reviews: 554
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.25%
Wants: 28
Gots: 243 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jj21 on 03-23-2007)
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The-Adjunct-Hippie

South Dakota

3.13/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Drank straight from bottle so no comment on appearance.

Smells like copper and lemons. Hint of strong wheat at deeper whiff. Sweet, lemony, coppery wheat. That's it.

Taste - lemony and slightly bitter. A great shandy but on the wrong night this brew can be downright nasty. I just got done mowing the lawn and this beer is supreme. Quenches thirst like a Gatorade. If you tip it straight back and guzzle you'll bypass some of the beer bitterness and get a nice mix of fresh lemonade and lager. Low carbonation but just enough to tickle the tongue. Very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is watery and light. Just as it should be for a shandy. "Refreshing" will go into this category so it's the highest rated.

All in all, refreshing is the key word for this beer. Absolutely wonderful for hot, sticky summer days.

Nice work leinenkugels!

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 18:02:53 | More by The-Adjunct-Hippie
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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,548 ratings.