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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2,801 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,801
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.57%
Wants: 37
Gots: 360 | 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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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Sellen, Jul 23, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If you're drinking this you know it's a shandy as clearly stated on the label summer shandy. Smell is lemony certainly. Refreshing. Taste is lightly malty wheat beer with a refreshing dose of lightly tart lemonade. It's just about right for sweetness in terms of the lemonade flavor. I wouldn't want more than a couple, but it's one of the better flavored mass produced beers I've had.

JackieTH, Jun 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

EBeckett3, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

taospowder, Jun 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

mattreitz49, Jan 21, 2014
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2.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint

Bottle dated best by Sep 03 2013

Well I have to start by saying I was expecting a little more on this one, I live in Houston and I drink Live Oak Hefe on the reg and I always have it served with a lemon slice, so when I see this at the store say traditional Weisse with lemon I think it's something I could enjoy. Pours a cloudy lemonade color with a couple finger head that doesn't last, almost no lacing as the glass goes down. All lemon on the scent. More lemon on the taste than I would like for the style, I expected a Weisse with a lemon hint not a mixture of beer and lemonade. Overall, it's ok, I'm not going to pour it out or anything, but its defiantly not something I'm going to seek out again.

StArnoldFan, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +27.4%

djre4orm, Oct 04, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

sparx1100, May 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

brandonld23, Nov 16, 2013
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Schlafly33, May 15, 2013
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kodt, Mar 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Zetcha7x, Mar 11, 2014
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3.13/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought a 12-pack of cans - easy drinking for a tailgate party prior to the Radiohead show in Mansfield. I have a few left over in the fridge so I thought I'd put a review in.

About a half inch of head right after the pour into a Harpoon IPA pint glass. Cloudy as hell appearance, medium yellow color. Tastes like half lemonade, half beer..sugary aftertaste. It's not so bad. I don't think I would get many complaints if I had it available for a cookout.

At 4.2% ABV, it's very easy to pound a few without even thinking about it. Very refreshing, outdoor beer but not one I would recommend if you have a crew of craft beer lovers coming over.

Celtics76, Jun 08, 2012
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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,801 ratings.