Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Sunset WheatLeinenkugel's Sunset Wheat
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Leinenkugel's Sunset WheatLeinenkugel's Sunset Wheat

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian Wit in style, but brewed with a lager yeast strain and a top-note of blueberry added (info directly from the Leinenkugel Bros).

Added by jj21 on 03-16-2006

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Photo of perrymarcus
3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle served in a pint glass.

pours a hazy, dull golden tone while yielding a 1" off white head. middling retention, lacing.

nose is lead by orange peel with some blueberry characters in the background. wheaty with a hint of spices.

the flavor breakdown follows the aroma very closely. citrusy (primarily orange, maybe a little lemon) with a touch of blueberry, followed by an undertone of malted wheat. medium-light bodied mouthfeel with some prickly carbonation.

all in all not a terrible beer at all. make no mistake, it won't be challenging the plinys and KBS's of the world for BA supremacy, but i'd say it has its place on a hot summer day. unfortunately it is now January 12th.

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Royalenfield1990
3.3/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Hazy amber color. There is a tiny amount of sediment floating around and is a rather cloudy brew. There is a 1 finger head that leaves some lacing.

S- Smells like berries, and Juicy Juice tropical punch.

T- Tastes like an ale mixed with tropical punch. A bit of spice, probably the coriander listed on the bottle.

M- Somewhat thin, good carbonation makes it refreshing.

O- This was not bad but a little sweet for my liking. I most likely won't buy this again.

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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 31.2% out of 100 with 2,385 ratings
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