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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,740 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,740
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 35
Gots: 335 | 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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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +59.2%

01-29-2012 18:38:08 | More by BeerIsGood88
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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5/5  rDev +59.2%

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5/5  rDev +59.2%

05-30-2012 20:10:59 | More by Yelnum
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Svyturys30

Illinois

5/5  rDev +59.2%

I have had summer shandy out of a can, bottle and on tap. I would avoid having most beers out of a can, if possible (just a personal preference). Again, if you have read any of my previous reviews I am a citrus aficionado.

A- This beer is a bright yellow when poured into a glass.

S- The smell is lemony sweetness with a bit of a honeyish culmination.

T- It tastes of a citrus, lemon medley of fruit and a bit of maltiness that you pick up in the middle of your palate. I like to savor each mouthful of this beer and drink it on a warm summer day.

M- The texture of this beer is soft on the tongue and enjoyable.

I would recommend anyone that like citrus flavored beer to try this beer. You won't be disappointed. Cheers!

05-19-2014 01:25:49 | More by Svyturys30
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mpbrady320

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +59.2%

03-05-2013 17:05:02 | More by mpbrady320
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JPatterson18

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +59.2%

01-29-2013 05:35:27 | More by JPatterson18
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Woppy5

Ohio

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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

Michigan

5/5  rDev +59.2%

A+. Hands down. I don't understand why this beer is getting such bad reviews from other users. Here is the way I look at the Shandy: it is not a "beer" per say, but a delicious flavored beverage that goes hand-in-hand with hot summer days, laying on the beach, going out on the boat, or sitting around a bonfire on the back deck on a late July night. Now if I am looking for an actual "beer", than I am not going for the Shandy. That is the point - the Shandy is a beer made perfect for specific conditions. It is extremely easy to drink, so it's a good session beer. The color is perfect for summer - a nice cloudy yellow with a white foam head. It has a sweetness to it, so I can totally see how that may turn off some of the other reviewers. Great for BBQ's and lazy summer days.

02-10-2011 14:43:19 | More by scottmbolt
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New York

5/5  rDev +59.2%

08-21-2013 00:48:43 | More by Halo31
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +59.2%

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5/5  rDev +59.2%

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klintok21

Michigan

4.93/5  rDev +57%

Great summer beer but only in small quantities. As described it is very lemony. You get a lot more lemon than beer, but still a great combination for the summer! The wheat off sets it enough to let the title of beer remain. Hey, if you like lemonade and beer give this a try. I also recommend pouring this in a glass and adding a real lemon wedge and circling the rim of the glass then putting it right in the beer.

07-24-2008 06:25:46 | More by klintok21
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Derek1984

Illinois

4.83/5  rDev +53.8%

I just tried this beer for the first time love the taste; flavor was wonderful. The smell reminded me of drinking lemonade when I was a kid.It had a smooth taste and was not over powering. this is one of my new favorites now will definitely be purchasingover and over again

07-27-2013 01:30:38 | More by Derek1984
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4.8/5  rDev +52.9%

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cstrong821

New York

4.78/5  rDev +52.2%

A- Has a very cloudy, pale, yellow color with a foamy head to it.

S- Strong smell of lemons and wheat.

T- When they say brewed with lemonade Leinenkugels means it. Strong lemon start with a wheat beer finish, very enjoyable.

M- Smooth and quite refreshing actually a nice thirst quencher.

O- Easily drinkable, great taste, wish it was available year round. Perfect beer for summer. I've had it tap, bottle, and can equally enjoyable each time.

08-20-2011 02:56:24 | More by cstrong821
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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,740 ratings.