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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,524 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,524
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.25%
Wants: 28
Gots: 231 | 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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Svyturys30

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5/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have had summer shandy out of a can, bottle and on tap. I would avoid having most beers out of a can, if possible (just a personal preference). Again, if you have read any of my previous reviews I am a citrus aficionado.

A- This beer is a bright yellow when poured into a glass.

S- The smell is lemony sweetness with a bit of a honeyish culmination.

T- It tastes of a citrus, lemon medley of fruit and a bit of maltiness that you pick up in the middle of your palate. I like to savor each mouthful of this beer and drink it on a warm summer day.

M- The texture of this beer is soft on the tongue and enjoyable.

I would recommend anyone that like citrus flavored beer to try this beer. You won't be disappointed. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

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5/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A+. Hands down. I don't understand why this beer is getting such bad reviews from other users. Here is the way I look at the Shandy: it is not a "beer" per say, but a delicious flavored beverage that goes hand-in-hand with hot summer days, laying on the beach, going out on the boat, or sitting around a bonfire on the back deck on a late July night. Now if I am looking for an actual "beer", than I am not going for the Shandy. That is the point - the Shandy is a beer made perfect for specific conditions. It is extremely easy to drink, so it's a good session beer. The color is perfect for summer - a nice cloudy yellow with a white foam head. It has a sweetness to it, so I can totally see how that may turn off some of the other reviewers. Great for BBQ's and lazy summer days.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Great summer beer but only in small quantities. As described it is very lemony. You get a lot more lemon than beer, but still a great combination for the summer! The wheat off sets it enough to let the title of beer remain. Hey, if you like lemonade and beer give this a try. I also recommend pouring this in a glass and adding a real lemon wedge and circling the rim of the glass then putting it right in the beer.

Serving type: on-tap

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,524 ratings.