312 Lemonade Shandy
Goose Island Beer Co.

312 Lemonade Shandy312 Lemonade Shandy
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From:
Goose Island Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #388
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
78
Ranked #28,640
Avg:
3.33 | pDev: 15.02%
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
23
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 25, 2022
Added:
Mar 05, 2021
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  6
SCORE
78
Okay
312 Lemonade Shandy312 Lemonade Shandy
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Rated: 3.87 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Jul 25, 2022
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Rated by Grounder from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
More lemonade than beer, but pretty nice when it's 90 outside.
Jul 08, 2022
 
Rated: 3.26 by theKiwiJones from Wisconsin

Jul 07, 2022
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

3.68/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Lemon colored with a fluffy white head that provides ample lacing. The nose has some wheat beer notes (primarily hay/grass) and loads of lemon.

The taste is straight up lemonade with some wheat beer flavor, which is really nice on a hot summer day. Light mouthfeel fits this very quaffable summer beer.
Jun 29, 2022
 
Rated: 3.53 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

May 28, 2022
 
Rated: 3.52 by cd34 from Illinois

Apr 13, 2022
 
Rated: 2.25 by tonystanhope from Florida

Apr 04, 2022
 
Rated: 2.62 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jan 27, 2022
 
Rated: 3.61 by TonyStarks2231 from New York

Jan 23, 2022
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Reviewed by VoxRationis from New York

3.96/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) can into a Pilsner glass; canned 28 August 2021.
A: Pours a hazy, golden-yellow color with a one finger, white head, low retention, but decent bands of lacing.
S: Aromas of lemon-lime and dry grasses/sweet hay.
T: Sweet and zesty. Citrus (lemon>>lime), sugar cane, and subtle spice flavors. Interestingly bitter, almost as if lemon zest.
M: Light bodied with medium effervescence. Refreshing.
O: A bit like FMB, but the bitterness makes it clear it is a beer. Very enjoyable.
Oct 02, 2021
 
Rated: 3.03 by Chilmer from Iowa

Sep 25, 2021
 
Rated: 4.68 by LindyBrew

Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by michaelsmith11 from Illinois

3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
This one had a descent smell to it with a lot of lemon. But the strong lemon taste totally overwhelmed everything else. It was also a lot heavier than I thought it would be.
Sep 03, 2021
 
Rated: 3.44 by sbradley41 from Pennsylvania

Aug 31, 2021
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Reviewed by krh from Illinois

3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Think I prefer this one to Leinenkugel's. It's more of a lemonade beer than that one, but it's what I'm looking for when crushing multiple while camping on a hot summer day.
Aug 29, 2021
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

3.64/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Purchased as a single can from Kroger for $1.69. Poured into a tulip glass.

L - Bright, slightly hazy yellow with a three-finger pale white head. Laces very well. Superb retention.
S - Lemon squares with powdered sugar. Slight wheat. Zesty.
T - Freshly-squeezed lemonade is very upfront, followed closely by lemon zest and honey. Cheerio and wheat finish.
F - Very smooth. Well-carbonated. Almost like a frothy soda! Medium-light body.
O - Imagine if Bud Light Lemonade was made with a 10x larger budget, and sold at nearly the same price. This is it! A fantastic beer if you want something fresh and casual, or want a craft beer while playing beer pong. Pretty good, albeit a little one-dimensional. Definitely recommend, though.
Aug 27, 2021
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Reviewed by 1009 from Massachusetts

3.21/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
The standard for the shandy has always been Leinenkugel's. This competes, but it's not quite on that level. While delightfully refreshing and oh so crushable on a hot day while on the back deck while grilling, the Goose's one drawback is that it is a bit syrupy. The lemon flavor is very good, but after two or three, the beer became a little too thick for me. Came in a 15 pack and I’m still working through it. Nice beer, but not sure I need any more Lemon Geese this summer.
Aug 17, 2021
 
Rated: 2.15 by SaxmanRick from Minnesota

Aug 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.44 by Bigmoist from West Virginia

Aug 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota

Aug 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Elemental19xx from Illinois

3.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
The best i could descride it is like if a mikes hard lemonade and a cheap run of the mill ale had a baby. Its not bad, but its not that impressive. The lemon flavor sticks out a little more than your average shandy.
Jul 07, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Jun 28, 2021
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.92/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
312 Lemonade Shandy pours a hazy, golden color, with a small, but long lasting and lacing head. Aroma has a nice wheat undertone, with a candy like lemon flavor. Flavor is sweet, sugary lemon notes. Body does feel a little flat. Overall, a sweet bright lemon beer.
Jun 23, 2021
 
Rated: 3.18 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jun 19, 2021
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Reviewed by AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
Pours a cloudy bright yellow with a long lasting white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is lemon Froot Loops. Flavor follows the nose, sweet lemonade without any hop bitterness. Feel is smooth and lightly carbonated. Overall a very nice lawn mowing beer.
Jun 17, 2021
 
Rated: 2.99 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jun 12, 2021
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Reviewed by KT3418 from Colorado

2.96/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
Pretty below average really considering the simple concept, nose was pretty much non existence and the taste is of subtle lemonade. There's a gazillion radlers and Shandys better than this in my opinion.
Jun 04, 2021
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.31/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
On draft. Poured a cloudy, straw-yellow color with a good-sized, off-white head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy trails of lace on the glass. It smelled of lemonade, wheat, caramel and toffee. Sweet lemon taste with a subtle tartness and hints of caramel.
May 26, 2021
 
Rated: 3.1 by GRhoads from Ohio

May 26, 2021
 
Rated: 3.4 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

May 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.18 by Zigzach from Florida

May 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3.18 by stucat from Illinois

Apr 28, 2021
 
Rated: 2.58 by tristanrussell36 from Illinois

Apr 18, 2021
 
Rated: 2.4 by Demi from Minnesota

Apr 17, 2021
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Reviewed by Mark-Leggett from Missouri

3.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Poured from a can. Straw in color and hazy with a small head. Smells of malt, bread and lemon cookies. Flavor follows the smell but has a slight medicine hint to the end. Not bad, not great
Apr 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Dr_Gonzo from Kentucky

3.52/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured into a tall clear pint glass. Appearance is slightly hazy and yellow, with more than a finger's worth of white head. Good retention.

Aroma: wheat and lemons, pretty straightforward. Maybe some other notes of ginger too.

Tastes like a wheaty lemonade. Not too sweat, just right really. And not really tasting anything else. Body is medium light.
Mar 31, 2021
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Reviewed by DrBeergood from Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Says wheat ale with natural lemon flavor...

L: Hay yellow. Opaque. Little carbonation. Glossy surface.

S: Hefeweizen with lemon juice.

T: That's a shandy alright. Tastes like minute maid lemonade. The lemon flavor overwhelms any nuance the hefeweizen may have added.

F: Sticky residue on the finish. Also flat.

O: I suppose "From Concentrate" qualifies as a "Natural Flavor"
Mar 17, 2021
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Reviewed by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured a slightly hazy yellow with a fluffy white head that hung around for awhile.
Aroma of feint lemons and wheat.
Taste follows the aroma. Not overly sweet. Almost like a lemon drop candy finish with a touch of wheat.
Not usually a shandy fan, but this one I could drink again.
Mar 13, 2021
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Reviewed by AndrewFord666 from Illinois

3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
It tastes more like lemonade that beer with no funky bitter notes. Not overly sweet like Mike's Hard Lemonade, but noticeably sweeter than Lemon Shady.
Mar 06, 2021
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Reviewed by jzlyo from Iowa

3.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Aroma is lemonade, wheat/malts and a hint medicinal/ginger. The flavor is lemon/lemonade, wheat/malts, a medicinal/ginger hint in the middle and a mildly sweet finish.
Mar 05, 2021
312 Lemonade Shandy from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 78 out of 100 with 40 ratings