1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Leinenkugel's Summer ShandyLeinenkugel's Summer Shandy

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
73
okay

3,004 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 3,004
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 23.49%
Wants: 47
Gots: 514 | 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

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3,004 | Reviews: 583 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of GRiegel
3.8/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of hworking
3.8/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

The summer shandy it's a bit cloudy and has very little head to it The smell of it isn't too bad but it does have a good lemonade taste to it but a bit of a after taste it is a great beer to drink on a hot day out in the sun overall it's a good beer

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.8/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of DannyDan
3.79/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Pours out a yellow body with thin white head that lots of carbonation, no retention and no lacing.
S. The smell has a very strong lemon aroma with hints of pine, floral, and citrus hops.
T. The taste is pretty much lemons that are more on the tart side than the sweet side. Also in the middle and near the end I taste hints of the various hops in the beer.
M, The mouthfeel is a tingly like a soft drink feel to it thanks to its high carbonation.
O. Overall a pretty good light bodied easy drinking relaxing summertime beer.

Photo of jimmah120
3.77/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.76/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Photo of TDK-Zach
3.76/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Jtcolella
3.76/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of CRus02
3.76/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of kidzord
3.76/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Wally
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of jminch
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Trent15
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of hydroplaner
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of En29356
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Garrett82
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of BonusCup99
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of mzeld
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of ktuc
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of warpig372
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of rajreddy
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Caddant
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of RyFikes
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of JasonONeill
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 3,004 ratings.