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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,551 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,551
Reviews: 554
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.25%
Wants: 28
Gots: 245 | 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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Stillyman11

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-15-2014 04:43:03 | More by Stillyman11
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pfaucett

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-15-2014 02:50:26 | More by pfaucett
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CA_Jim

California

3.88/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

If you approach this shandy as not a beer but an alchoholic lemonade (a hard lemonade, I guess) it's a wonderful and refreshing beverage on a hot summer day. Honestly, this drink hit the spot perfectly.

However, like I said, you need to approach this beer differently than other beers. Keep an open mind, and you'll be pleasantly surprised.

Lemon notes stood out so strongly I could forget I was drinking a beer and imagine I was drinking lemonade. It doesn't go down smooth, but neither does lemonade, I suppose.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2014 00:42:05 | More by CA_Jim
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Bubcuts

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-14-2014 23:23:06 | More by Bubcuts
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bourassa23

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-14-2014 23:20:18 | More by bourassa23
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Johnnyutah713

New York

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-14-2014 22:35:50 | More by Johnnyutah713
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hanvanam

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

07-14-2014 17:11:44 | More by hanvanam
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McMuffin_1

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-14-2014 02:53:41 | More by McMuffin_1
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GStone899

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

07-14-2014 01:38:27 | More by GStone899
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t_scriv


3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-14-2014 00:54:08 | More by t_scriv
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

07-14-2014 00:51:00 | More by mlefebvre7
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-14-2014 00:17:32 | More by Carl_R
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chip26

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-13-2014 23:45:23 | More by chip26
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Lee1701


4/5  rDev +27.4%

07-13-2014 22:16:11 | More by Lee1701
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hipHOPSanonymous


2/5  rDev -36.3%

07-13-2014 20:40:25 | More by hipHOPSanonymous
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Woppy5

Ohio

5/5  rDev +59.2%

07-13-2014 20:20:08 | More by Woppy5
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-13-2014 18:49:25 | More by DMarlinJ
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Ardeer

New York

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-13-2014 15:18:20 | More by Ardeer
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TimErickson


3/5  rDev -4.5%

07-13-2014 15:10:09 | More by TimErickson
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Adrian-Keith


3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

07-13-2014 15:06:39 | More by Adrian-Keith
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KYGunner

Kentucky

2.38/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This Radler poured with a bright lemon yellow hue that was capped by a fizzy, carbonated foam that collared away to nothing.

The nose is lemony, sort of sugary, with an obvious carbonated soda water.

The flavor is lemony as well but it's a sugary sweet artificial flavor. The finish is harsh and seems loaded with soda water, or Perrier like taste. I hate sparkling water and this reminds me of it.

The feel is so overly carbonated that it's harsh and prickly. It's almost too harsh to drink.

I drained poured this, because I should not undergo torture while drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 13:26:33 | More by KYGunner
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psmithmkt

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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Tgull


4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

07-13-2014 09:13:49 | More by Tgull
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SJbigtuna

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-13-2014 03:58:07 | More by SJbigtuna
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wrentmore

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-13-2014 03:22:55 | More by wrentmore
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,551 ratings.