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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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73
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3,056 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,056
Reviews: 605
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 23.49%
Wants: 50
Gots: 589 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: jj21 on 03-23-2007

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 3,056 ratings.