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Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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507 Ratings
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 23.59%
Wants: 7
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 08-07-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

kjwetherb, Feb 17, 2013
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3.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The lemon flavor was much more prominent than I was expecting. Good flavor, but just too much of it.

Like most Leinenkugel beers, they are willing to experiment with flavors. A more subtle use of lemon would have made this a better brew.

Worth a try, but more than one is a sitting may not be recommended.

CBearNM, Feb 12, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

gshoes3, Feb 12, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Tjvan2, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

tommy2x, Feb 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

mac10thmtn, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

DmanGTR, Feb 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

crash8per, Feb 10, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

sketchyhoodie, Feb 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Dave_Treat, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

Txconnesiur, Feb 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

Chevelle66, Feb 07, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

griffiam03, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of mralphabet
3.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Poured a pink lemonade color with a nice 1 fingers worth of white head that settles to a thin layer with spotty lacing from start to finish.

S: Very fruity smelling.... lots of lemon and berries. Sweet with touches of tartness.

T: Sweet like pink lemonade right up front with a wiff of berries.... Little tart mid-palette, finish is clean with a little sweetness.

M: Crisp, light and highly carbonated. Finish is clean and a little dry.

O: Hey, for what it is.... it is great. Not much of a beer but a very refreshing beverage. Would be very nice on a hot summer day.

mralphabet, Feb 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

RDW, Feb 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

Kelp, Feb 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Nihilistkid, Feb 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

ScubaSteve00, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of gmfessen
3.26/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Leine's Lemon Berry Shandy is a slightly murky, peachy-golden color with a thick, pillowy white head. The nose is what it advertises; lemons and berries dominate the nose - smells more like punch than beer. The flavor follows suit but is not as cloyingly sweet as I had anticipated. Mouthfeel is medium to light in body with a slightly dry, slick finish. Overall, if you buy a beer that is called "Lemon Berry Shandy" this is what I would expect to get. Leine's does a good job at delivering what they advertise. That being said it's not really my cup of tea but it definitely has it's place.

gmfessen, Jan 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

JPatterson18, Jan 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Mike925, Jan 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

dpage27, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of hackmann
2.66/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: rosy peach fuzz with a thin white head that leaves some lacing behind

Aroma: berry soda, more like strawberry-raspberry than blackberry, undertone of lemon, very fresh

Flavors: berry bowl, tart blackberry, a faint lemon note floats around, undertone of wheat … maybe. Add some more carbonation and you have a rose’ champagne.

Mouthfeel: mild-moderate carbonation, fresh and crisp, light lingering berry note – artificial like, the touch of lemon controls the sweetness.

To the Point: I was not looking forward to doing this beer but, I think I like it. As for a beer … forget it … it’s a berry cooler. I was planning to take a few sips and write a review and then hand it off to the wife to finish but, I think I’ll light up a cigar. Okay, halfway through I have had enough. It would have to be one hot day to finish this beer.

hackmann, Jan 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

Dragon17, Jan 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

FrizWhiz, Jan 23, 2013
Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.