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Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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428 Ratings
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 23.3%
Wants: 4
Gots: 30 | 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: tectactoe on 04-10-2013)
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06-21-2014 23:32:35 | More by mwade5
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4.75/5  rDev +53.7%

06-18-2014 21:57:05 | More by Chaselackey1
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

06-17-2014 01:23:47 | More by JamieDuncan
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2.75/5  rDev -11%

06-16-2014 18:58:48 | More by JordanHageman
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

06-16-2014 16:39:22 | More by srw
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Washington

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

06-13-2014 23:43:54 | More by mdaschaf
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Washington

3/5  rDev -2.9%

06-13-2014 23:05:01 | More by Zach122
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-13-2014 23:02:45 | More by BeenTired
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3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-13-2014 14:32:17 | More by Jameson_Daniel
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Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -11%

06-12-2014 23:32:09 | More by Mikecap
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +45.6%

06-12-2014 17:10:58 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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New York

2.75/5  rDev -11%

06-10-2014 04:33:27 | More by ejh06752
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PhilMiller

Indiana

3/5  rDev -2.9%

06-09-2014 00:48:19 | More by PhilMiller
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.49/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a cloudy golden/orange color with a half inch white head that fizzled away quickly. There's a decent amount of lacing. The brew mostly smells like oranges and orange peel, along with a general citrus aroma (reminds me of Tang and other orange like citrus drinks) and some bready/grainy malt. I think the taste is pretty much like the aroma, it does remind me more of a slightly watered down citrus/orange drink than a fruit beer. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's refreshing and easy to drink. Overall I like this. I think it's a good choice for a warmer day, it wouldn't be hard to drink a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 01:20:33 | More by bluejacket74
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

4.03/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy is an extremely creamy, thick offering that doesn't provide the occasionally pungent harshness of a Blue Moon or the sourness and high alcohol content that the Bud Light Lime Ritas offer. It's refreshing as can be, goes down easy, and feels more satisfying and fulfilling than Leinenkugel's famous Summer Shandy (although don't sleep on that one either).

Appearance is a hazy orange - appealing enough.

Smell is strong of orange and citrus, with the indication of some mild grains.

Taste is zesty and a wee bit tart that never descends into being too sharp or too strong. Easily compliments those eighty degree and humid nights that we see so often in the summers of Chicago.

The mouthfeel boasts his carbonation and thick creaminess. No complaints because both practically cancel each other out.

Leinenkugel consistently amazes me. For being a mainstream brewer, they release ample amounts of unique and often complex beers. Even if I'm not a big fan of some of their offers (IE: Canoe Paddler, which I'm looking to retry next season), the fact that they can throw out multiple different shandies, season offerings, and unique looking beers such as Creamy Dark and Red Lager year after year is nothing short of amazing. Orange Shandy is definitely my current favorite of their offerings.

Serving type: can

06-07-2014 16:18:40 | More by SteveJeremy
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

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Missouri

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.9%

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Hawaii

5/5  rDev +61.8%
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!

Serving type: bottle

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Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.