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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,698 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,698
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.25%
Wants: 31
Gots: 309 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jj21 on 03-23-2007)
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Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -52.2%

04-28-2012 04:18:30 | More by RockOnKatie
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burninmylight93


2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

04-27-2012 18:29:06 | More by burninmylight93
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Bigben0328

Georgia

4/5  rDev +27.4%

04-27-2012 03:56:36 | More by Bigben0328
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.78/5  rDev +20.4%

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy amber color. White head, about a finger thick.

Smell: Grassy like a hefeweizen and lemon/citrus is strong.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Light to medium bodied and smooth. Wheat, grassy, lemons and some hops.

Overall: Decent summer brew. Goes nice on a hot day.

04-26-2012 22:43:08 | More by Cavanaghty
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GreatBloomer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

04-24-2012 14:50:14 | More by GreatBloomer
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-23-2012 20:09:43 | More by djrn2
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paulithan


4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

04-23-2012 03:10:22 | More by paulithan
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HockeytownBrew

Michigan

3.58/5  rDev +14%

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

A : Pours a pale, hazy yellow. Two finger width of head that dissipates over a few minutes.

S : Very pleasant notes of citrus - definitely picking up the lemonade scent. Tad notes of wheat/malt.

T : Again, pleasant. Citrusy and lemony, quite refreshing. Can also taste slight wheat.

M : Light-medium mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, a very refreshing beer. I enjoyed this one.

04-23-2012 02:11:49 | More by HockeytownBrew
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Jahsteve

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

04-22-2012 19:02:32 | More by Jahsteve
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Lisadarling


5/5  rDev +59.2%

04-22-2012 02:49:11 | More by Lisadarling
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3/5  rDev -4.5%

Into a pint glass:

A: hazy golden colored body with a small white head, had minimal lacing, nothing spectacular.

S: mild wheat and medium strength of lemon notes.

T: strong lemon with the mild wheat coming back, with a definite sweetness to it.

M: light, sessionable, mild bitter aftertaste and finish

O: a summer "dessert" beer. So this is what "they call a radler (a German style of a cross between lemonade and beer)? Ok, interesting, I'm not exactly sure what to say other than I can't guarantee I'd have this again. Maybe I'd have it again alongside the Sunset Wheat and feel like I'd have a great dessert or maybe I'd give this to the malt drinker to let them see the beer side.

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illestkilla


3/5  rDev -4.5%

04-21-2012 13:30:57 | More by illestkilla
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jstewart1130

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

04-21-2012 12:57:58 | More by jstewart1130
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev +21%

12oz bottle best by Jul 08 12

Pours looking like lemonade, cloudy yellow with a weak sudsy head. Smell is pure lemonade, the only other scent I pick up is watery grain. Tastes is mild wheat/corn with a lot of lemon flavor. The lemon has bite and zest to it, but is in balance with the beer flavor. This isn't too sweet, which I appreciated. Mouthfeel is a little thin, like all leineys.

This beer gets ragged on unnecessarily I think, because it's sweet and not very beer-y. Kind of a gateway beer. It's not something I would drink all the time, but I might keep some around for the less beer-inclined among us.

04-21-2012 12:44:56 | More by jimmah120
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Antonius08

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.5%

04-21-2012 04:09:25 | More by Antonius08
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

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Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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Yummmmiller

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +27.4%

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1p5v

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

04-17-2012 22:57:14 | More by 1p5v
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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sneakymagician

Michigan

4.65/5  rDev +48.1%

I bought a six pack of this a few years ago. I polished off 5 bottles in 25 minutes, before I realized how much I had. This stuff is evil! I've sworn it off.

It goes down too easily. It's best to skip it, if you're thirsty. It tastes more like lemonade, than a beer.

04-16-2012 18:38:00 | More by sneakymagician
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,698 ratings.