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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,943 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,943
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 40
Gots: 446 | 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:
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(Beer added by: jj21 on 03-23-2007)
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5/5  rDev +59.2%

leinie13, Dec 04, 2011
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

freewill35, Jun 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

tdmccarthy, Feb 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

touchmeimsac, Nov 25, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

mattreitz49, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

Elicoleman, Aug 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

BlissJunkie, Sep 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

NYR_Rob, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Lemke10
3.43/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I tried this on-tap at a small local bar in Janesville, WI. This summer seasonal pours a hazy pale yellow color with a foamy white head. Mild scent of lemons and straw. Smooth lemony flavor with cheap straw grains. A little too watery but still a great refreshing drink for a hot summer day.

Lemke10, Aug 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Sellen, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Zetcha7x, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of bort11
3.03/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a hefe glass. Tall whipped cream-like white head that has some good retention. Thin spots of lace stick here and there to the glass. Hazy lemony yellow body color.

Smell is like Country Time lemonade mix. Very artificial. Taste is also predominantly lemonade with the slightest hint of wheat.

Mouthfeel is very light and crisp. A refreshing lemon aftertaste. I really wasn't expecting to like this, but it is a lot better than I thought it would be. It's nothing serious to be sure, but would be great for a BBQ.

bort11, May 20, 2008
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

ChrisMon02, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of colts9016
3.13/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: A nice golden yellowish orange hazy color.
Nose: Toasted malt and lemons hints of hops and molasses.
Taste: Toasted malt hints of lemon but it is kinda balanced. There was a slight bit of tartness in finish but overall a nice clean and easy beer to drink. I think Samuel Adams has a little bit better summer beer.

colts9016, Dec 07, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

jjd315, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Proclarush, Nov 29, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- pours a golden yellow with small head

S- Strong lemon notes with some hints of yeast

T- Lemon hits you right away but its nottoo strong.

M-Light bodied with average carbonation

D- Love this "beer". i know it may not be considered a beer by some but dang this is soo good and easy to drink on a hot summer day!

zrab11, Feb 26, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

victory4me, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

costanzo_mike, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a fluted pint glass: presents very nicely, straw gold color with nice density and bright white head that lingers.

Smell is lemony, nearly lemonadey, almost too much so, but its refreshing; hints of wheat malt are there but feint.

Taste is almost exactly lemondade, tough to call this a beer but there is some malt/wheat flavors there.

Mouthfeel is slightly puckering heavy on the tongue in terms of sweetness, but dries in the finish.

Overall, this a suprisingly decent beer for the style attempt; if you have had shandies they are sweet and slightly malt; this nearly passes for fanta, i'd drink some after a long bike ride or day in the sun.

mvanaskie13, Sep 15, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a pint glass.
A: Cloudy lemonade yellow. Short head that dissipates quickly.
S: Smells like dried lemonade mix.
T: Tastes more like lemonade than beer. I haven't had a Mike's in a while but would be curious to drink one side by side with this. A bit of caramel malt on the finish.
M: Nice, light, crispy.
O: Overall it's better than the sum of its parts. Not a complex or traditional beer, but a tasty summer drink.

ONUMello, Jun 20, 2011
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 2,943 ratings.