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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,544
Reviews: 554
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.25%
Wants: 28
Gots: 238 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

04-27-2014 20:13:22 | More by Stofko1992
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MSUEmilie

Michigan

3.81/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy personifies the term "Summer Beer". This beer has a light golden cloudy appearance and nice white, but quickly diminishing, head. The light, crisp citrus aroma is immediately detectable before drinking.

It's flavor is a very authentic, crisp, and tart citrus flavor supported by a classic wheat beer mouthfeel. The aftertaste is very refreshing and quickly receding as not to overpower your mouth with it's lemony aftertaste.

This beer is best served ice-cold and on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 19:15:37 | More by MSUEmilie
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Tylergross1

Michigan

3.86/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very good beer for warm weather. I really enjoy the lemon and beer combination in this recipe. An extremely light and crisp beer with just enough hops to make the flavor explode in your mouth. Very good beer to drink while eating at a barbeque with smoked meats.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2014 18:08:14 | More by Tylergross1
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

04-27-2014 05:17:01 | More by epyon396
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Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-27-2014 04:01:52 | More by ttylicki
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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2/5  rDev -36.3%

04-27-2014 01:41:26 | More by dtreccia
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

04-25-2014 21:36:32 | More by Boca-X
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Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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Michigan

2/5  rDev -36.3%

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Michigan

2.56/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: cloudy, hazy, light (slightly golden) yellow color, white head

Smell: lemon, citrus, grass, earthy

Taste: Sweet, citrus, lemon, vanilla, somewhat artificial flavors (doesn't seem authentic)

Mouthfeel: Lots of carbonation that overpowers a lot of the flavors (but not necessarily a bad thing)

Overall: Decent for a hot summer day, but does not have any outstanding qualities or attributes

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 00:29:33 | More by sonnens4
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North Carolina

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Michigan

3.7/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is probably my favorite summer beer. You can smell the lemon and citrus scents as soon as you get your nose near this beer. It tastes refreshing as soon as the beer touches your lips. Afterwards, you are left with a lemon taste in your mouth that is delicious.

Serving type: bottle

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Wisconsin

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sagefool

North Carolina

3.26/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is what it is:

Beer and Lemonade.

I personally wish it went a little more toward the lemon side. I have a soft spot in my heart for fruit beers, a fresh strawberry lager and raspberry porter being my introduction to the style.

This is a great session beer for a summer day. It's light and refreshing.

I'll skip the usual deep analysis: You'll taste wheat and lemonade. It's good.

Definitely take it easy, as you can down 3-4 without even knowing you consumed them.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 16:02:47 | More by sagefool
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Minnesota

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,544 ratings.