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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,414 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,414
Reviews: 550
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 23.32%
Wants: 25
Gots: 178 | 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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HoppyMcStout

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I don't see why people kill this beer. For those who complain it doesn't taste like a "beer" that is because a shandigraff is a combination of beer and lemonade; and considering that, it REALLY DOES taste like a beer - not winecoolerish in any way.

It is a solid session brew for hot afternoons in the backyard. To me, the lemon flavor wasn't cloying or artificial (as you might find with the Berry Weiss).

Don't compare this to your favorite IPA or RIS, have reasonable expectations, and you might just find that this brew is pleasing.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2008 22:54:14 | More by HoppyMcStout
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Curtis38

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

06-08-2013 03:09:13 | More by Curtis38
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fiveiron

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

05-06-2012 19:47:53 | More by fiveiron
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mttdls

New York

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

09-19-2012 00:09:32 | More by mttdls
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Bill235

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

02-22-2013 16:43:16 | More by Bill235
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EdFed

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-06-2014 04:32:30 | More by EdFed
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RDP87

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

12-21-2013 05:56:27 | More by RDP87
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy poured a light color, with a decent head. It smells very strongly of lemonade, and had a sweet smell. The taste had a very strong lemonade flavor, and was rather sweet. Very very easy to drink, anybody would enjoy this beer. Overall its very different, and not bad, worth a shot, great on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2010 22:16:36 | More by vette2006c5r
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Catlin

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

10-04-2013 01:47:09 | More by Catlin
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

09-03-2012 01:46:30 | More by JayKay412
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qquique1010

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-01-2013 01:44:53 | More by qquique1010
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ctreardon85

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

06-28-2014 18:09:25 | More by ctreardon85
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boriquita

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

01-02-2014 17:24:44 | More by boriquita
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-01-2012 01:39:12 | More by Gww1864
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

09-03-2012 23:05:15 | More by jp312
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mattphil09

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

06-17-2014 02:45:14 | More by mattphil09
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jkeeney2010


3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

04-19-2012 10:32:16 | More by jkeeney2010
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gibsonj7

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-30-2012 02:05:12 | More by gibsonj7
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jcmittag


3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

09-09-2012 16:12:51 | More by jcmittag
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Dirtinabottle

New York

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

10-23-2012 00:43:23 | More by Dirtinabottle
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Mitchster

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

$1.70 for a 12oz bottle at Jack's. Pours out to a cloudy pale yellow, forming a soapy white head with poor retention and no lacing. Carbonation is moderate. The aroma is invigorating with a crisp nose of lemonade which is Pavlovian in it's saliva-inducing ability. Mouthfeel is ffizy, crisp and thin with a light body. The taste is actually pretty dang good, as far as shandies go. Lemonade up front with a continental macro-wheat middle and finish. Seeing as how the other Leinie's are ridiciously sweet, this isn't so, and is actually quite palatable. Slight degree of lemon-bitterness with a cracker finish. No off-putting yeast.

Not a very good beer, but as far as shandie's are concerned, this is pretty damn tasty. I could kick back a few of these on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2007 21:48:27 | More by Mitchster
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

10-11-2013 04:21:05 | More by victory4me
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vegasmac99

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

06-11-2014 19:52:46 | More by vegasmac99
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LeahM

New York

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

05-19-2013 03:59:02 | More by LeahM
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tailg8nj

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

10-21-2013 16:45:11 | More by tailg8nj
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,414 ratings.