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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,795 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,795
Reviews: 562
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 37
Gots: 356 | 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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3.13/5  rDev -0.3%

A: looks like a witbier, pale straw in color, thick, the head dissipates quickly, there is not carb at all, not filtered

S: the smell is not bad but is not like a beer should smell, its just a lemonade smell, some esters

T: altough its a mixed beer, its refreshing and tastes good, at least ther is some bitter after taste that is a little bit nice

treque, Nov 15, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev +25.8%

Appearance is pure gold with some cloudy. Smell is strong with lemon. Mouthfeel has some lingering to it, with a pleasant sweet tartness. The taste is strong with the lemon-aid. This is a great taste on a good hot 90 degree day here in PA. Overall this is a true seasonal beer, good in the summer. Let us have some burgers and dogs.

barleyroad, Nov 03, 2011
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3.13/5  rDev -0.3%

This is an okay summer beer. I got it towards the end of the summer, probably the last batch (bottled on August 29)

Unfiltered yellow lemonade look.
There is a lace, its small but its there.

There is not a strong smell of lemon here, even when I breathe it through my nose. I was determined to get the smell from this one however, and I could smell that summery lemon smell when I twirled it in the glass.

A very "okay" summer beer, although I am sure I would like it better if I was drinking it on a hot summers night, instead of on a cold october night.

davewlfpckfan29, Nov 01, 2011
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3.1/5  rDev -1.3%

A: The beer is cloudy light yellow in color. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, leaving some lacing on the surface in the center of the glass and a thick ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of citrus and sweetness, which smells like a cross between a soda and a lemonade.
T: The beer tastes like lemonade but isn’t as sweet or acidic.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is easy to drink and refreshing; it is a good selection for a hot summer day.

metter98, Oct 31, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev +24.2%

12oz bottle poured into a Three Philosophers snifter.

Appearance - Very cloudy light yellow. Looks strikingly like fresh squeezed lemonade.

Smell - Sweet cane sugar and fresh lemons. Yep, I can already guess what it's going to taste like by now.

Taste - Sweet. Slightly bitter. Basically like lemonade but with less of that cane sugar sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Light-medium body. Refreshing.

Overall Drinkability - Great novelty beer. Does well what I'm sure it set out to do (taste like lemonade).

ZenAgnostic, Oct 18, 2011
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,795 ratings.