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Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry ShandyLeinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy

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BA SCORE
70
okay

493 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 23.26%
Wants: 7
Gots: 42 | 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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3.26/5  rDev +8.3%

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.

01-31-2013 22:45:58 | More by gmfessen
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Michigan

2.66/5  rDev -11.6%

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.

01-27-2013 23:20:29 | More by hackmann
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Florida

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12 oz. bottle. Bought as part of the Leinenkugel's autumn sampler pack. This is the last beer out of the 4 that I'm reviewing tonight. Bottle says to enjoy by December 31, 2012 so I'm a little late, but I don't think it matters much. Uncapped and poured to a Boulevard tulip. *Shivers in fear*

A - Quick pour yields about a finger of bright white foam that disappears within seconds. Has the appearance of grapefruit juice mixed with a little bit of vodka, perhaps. It looks like the worst beer in the package, yet at the same time it looks like it might be the best.

S - As soon as I uncapped this beer, the artificial smell of lemon-berry furniture polish hit me in the face as the bottle let off smoke. Smells of tart, fresh lemons, I will give it credit for that. Throw a bunch of fresh fruit into this and say you made it from scratch.

T - Very tart and artificial tasting. Like someone mixed a bunch of Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy in with a gallon of blueberry and grape juice concentrate and added some everclear or vodka. Carbonated like hell, although I would definitely enjoy a few of these in the shade on a blistering summer's day.

M - It's got that tart fresh-squeezed pucker, but it is definitely not genuine. It's refreshing, yet at the same time it makes me cringe in terror at how artificial and mass-produced this beer is.

Beer? Is this even a beer? If you ask me, it's more akin to a variation of a wine cooler or a Mike's Hard Lemonade. Moderate 4.2% abv, this beer is still something I would drink when it's $5.99 for the sampler pack, but not something to seek out.

Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy ---2.5/5

01-10-2013 04:21:32 | More by mfnmbvp
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Illinois

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Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.