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Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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72
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550 Ratings
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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 22.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 86 | 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: tectactoe on 04-10-2013)
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

lionnusmb, Oct 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

angeepangie, Feb 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

beerman123, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of Sungal
5/5  rDev +61.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

By far more smooth than most shandys. First I liked Blue moon because you have the orange to offset the taste. Then I progressed to Shock top & now this is the ultimate orange beer. No orange needed and no harshness like with Blue moon. This is a must try seasonal beer that is perfect for the beach or anytime!

Sungal, May 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

psyclone, Jun 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

KnappStout, Mar 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

cet128, Oct 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

Mack_Scheerenberg, Aug 24, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +58.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Completely unfiltered, orange-ish-yellow, but more towards yellow. Slightly off-white head; frothy at the top.

Aroma: Orange juice, with a slight note of grain. But really, if I didn't know it was beer, I'd probably just say orange juice.

Taste: Mainly oranges. But, towards the end of the middle of the taste, I get some mild grain and bread, with some white wheati-ness on the back of my tongue--in that order. Some bitterness from the carbonation is present, but no bitterness from the hops.

Finish: Semi-dry. Crisp, refreshing.

Overall: I approve.

JoLight, Nov 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

Chaselackey1, Jun 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

Derrill, Aug 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +53.2%

rbrandt22, Aug 03, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +50%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I enjoyed this bear from a tap at a hotel restaurant in Shartelsville, PA. I had first requested a sample, since I didn't even know Leinenkugel even made an Orange Shandy. While I feel it's more of a late-spring or mid-summer drink, It has an appealing aroma and a strong taste of oranges. The color was more or less what I was expecting, given the only other beer with orange hints in it that I've had (and could taste) was Blue Moon. Whoever was in charge of the tap didn't leave a lot of room for a head, so I can't really go into detail on that.

It is a very smooth and surprisingly crisp beer for one released in the Fall, and I really enjoy beers like this. The hazy color seemed to blend perfectly into the spirit of fall, but the flavor seems out of place for the season. It's something- that if it really is only available this time of year- that I would advise hanging on to until spring. Other than that, it's a fantastic drink, and one I know I'll be having plenty more of.

Lomein, Nov 06, 2013
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4.64/5  rDev +49.7%

redman13, Sep 09, 2014
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eb1993nj, Mar 12, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +39.4%

rallyr32, Sep 25, 2014
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Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.