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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,415 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,415
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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2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

04-28-2012 15:06:16 | More by closisinthehouse
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-21-2014 16:05:34 | More by ralerwen
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chilidog

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I gotta tell ya, I passed this beer up accouple times already think'n, I'll wait. I guess I was affraid of the ade, Lemonade that is.

knowing what to expect, helps.
The beer pours a cloudy, hazy, pulpy yellow straw color. A nice white head forms and maintains well. Lace is pretty good too. No fizz.

The aroma, Wow!! set back and enjoy thisone. The aroma just pops out at you with big lemon, citric lime and some wheat.

The taste is good, Lemon yes, but toned down a piece. Hints of lime, sugar and wheat or bread-like.

The mouthfeel is alittle thin, watered. If they add lemonade to the beer, perhaps why. Myself, leave the pulp in.

Drinkable yes, goes down easy. A real pleaser on a hot day. We'll reach 90's, Im saving accouple for that. The low abv. is non-intrusive and aids the beers use.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2007 02:33:37 | More by chilidog
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rudabegga9

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

02-08-2014 00:12:13 | More by rudabegga9
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

05-23-2013 12:12:02 | More by JamesStreet
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aquazr1

California

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-11-2013 03:02:37 | More by aquazr1
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

10-25-2012 04:17:23 | More by mkennedy119
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

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Pennsylvania

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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy deep yellow color with a small white foam head. There is some lacing left behind.

S: Was quite clean on the nose. Ample amounts of vibrant lemon zest, oranges, limes, wheat and white bread.

T: A step below the smell, but starts off with a tart lemon taste. In the middle there is some more lemon, but the white bread, wheat and oranges come through. On the back end the lemonade taste comes back to the forefront.

M: Very clean and refreshing. Leaves a tart lemon taste on the palate. Could use a little more carbonation.

O: I was a little surprised by this brew. A 'lemonade' beer is not something I normally would drink but found this quite refreshing. Not sure how many I could have in a sitting, but on a hot humid day doing yard work, this would be a good choice.

Serving type: bottle

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Minnesota

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Pennsylvania

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Smurf2055

Washington

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StArnoldFan

Texas

2.93/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint

Bottle dated best by Sep 03 2013

Well I have to start by saying I was expecting a little more on this one, I live in Houston and I drink Live Oak Hefe on the reg and I always have it served with a lemon slice, so when I see this at the store say traditional Weisse with lemon I think it's something I could enjoy. Pours a cloudy lemonade color with a couple finger head that doesn't last, almost no lacing as the glass goes down. All lemon on the scent. More lemon on the taste than I would like for the style, I expected a Weisse with a lemon hint not a mixture of beer and lemonade. Overall, it's ok, I'm not going to pour it out or anything, but its defiantly not something I'm going to seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,415 ratings.