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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
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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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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-27-2014 19:24:04 | More by user785335
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +27.4%

07-10-2012 15:48:56 | More by amishbooze
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VaTechHopHead


3.6/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Quite surprised by this one...always heard of shandy style beer and I was not let down. Very sour/fruit smell and a taste to follow. Low on head and carbonation but I don't believe a large head is necessary on this beer. Definitely represents the Leinenkugel family well with the fruit theme and very drinkable. Would recommend it during the summer due to the lemonade mixed with beer...makes a very interesting/exotic summer drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2008 03:03:04 | More by VaTechHopHead
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

01-26-2012 05:05:22 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

07-14-2012 21:35:28 | More by wdarcy77
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JellyJacket

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

12-05-2012 02:45:00 | More by JellyJacket
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-30-2011 00:08:33 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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MaddDogg84

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

06-01-2012 01:04:01 | More by MaddDogg84
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Mistofminn

Minnesota

3.48/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The thought of beer mixed with Lemonade made my stomach turn. I will admit I went into this expecting the worst. But, alas! I enjoyed it!

It has a hazy, cloudy yellow color, almost as if the cloudiness came straight from lemonade being poured into the brew. Small white head.

Smells of lemonade, no hops detectable. The taste, well it is what you expect. Initially hit with the lemon flavor, but you get used to it. Its not very overpowering and not sour whatsoever. Its rather enjoyable.

Perfect for a picnic or an outdoor ball game. It's a shame Leinies doesn't make this year round, I could use some to fend off these cold Minnesotan winters.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2008 21:03:26 | More by Mistofminn
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Schlafly33

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-15-2013 12:35:03 | More by Schlafly33
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle from a 6-pack with 07218 mark (best by July, 21, 2008)

A- Looks like a very sweet lemonade. Transluscent, but I can't see through it. Fizzy head with soda bubbles.

S- Smells like a hard lemonade. I was expecting beer, but all liquor is good.

T- Not enough lemon flavor to be hard lemonade and not enough beer flavor to be a beer. Nothing offensive, but nothing impressive.

M&D- Feels light bodied and watery which is what I like. Easy to pound down when well refrigerated. Goes down like a nice glass of mineral water.

Overall- I will drink this when I want a light, refreshing, non-filling alcoholic beverage. Which is not often.

P.S.- This does not taste like other American Pale Wheat Ales. More like a Fruit/Vegetable beer if even a beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2008 04:15:29 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

06-20-2012 23:21:03 | More by cbcrunch
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jroberts8811

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-19-2013 01:32:54 | More by jroberts8811
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Slay40

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

05-11-2013 03:09:24 | More by Slay40
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +59.2%

12-02-2013 04:58:08 | More by NonicPanic
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

05-17-2012 03:40:49 | More by swgwilt
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mattreitz49

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.5%

01-21-2014 04:01:09 | More by mattreitz49
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-27-2013 11:16:43 | More by scxcrunner
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

03-11-2014 02:23:18 | More by Zetcha7x
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Giggy

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

09-13-2013 22:21:03 | More by Giggy
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brownbeer

Missouri

3.4/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

This time I had it on tap with sushi.

Cloudy yellow color.

A little banana and wheat with lemony overtones, subtle overall.

Taste is also subtle, the good thing is that the lemonade flavor and wheat beer taste are balanced.

Finishes light and smooth with a slight acidic bite.

Pair with spicy food or a lawnmower and you'll be fine.

Serving type: on-tap

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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -4.5%

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brewskifan55

Mississippi

2.63/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a snifter

A: Light gold. A white half finger head that turned to a silky covering of tiny bubbles. Great lacing.

S: Lemons, light, zesty, fresh.

T: Kinda dry. Flat, watered down lemonade. Lemons should be stronger. Great lemon belches, though.

M: Medium, dry. Frothy carbonation.

O: Not impressed. The smell far outweighs the taste. Almost like a Michelob Ultra.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 19:00:52 | More by brewskifan55
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

2/5  rDev -36.3%

03-27-2013 05:13:39 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 2,544 ratings.