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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
leinie.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,967
Reviews:
909
Ratings:
2,387
pDev:
20.47%
Bros Score:
3.55
 
 
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look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Another beer I had after dinner at a bar. Poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a somewhat cloudy golden amber color with a one-finger head that lacks good retention and lacing. There's also some sediment floating around that doesn't look too hot, either.

S: Blueberry. I mean, seriously, it really does smell like Fruity Pebbles. There is a bit of yeastiness around the back end, but otherwise, pure fucking blueberry.

T: I'm almost inclined to say it's a blueberry bomb. There is some spiciness in the middle reminiscent of a typical wit, but wow. Blueberries. I can't call it balanced, but the blueberry notes play well with the base of this beer.

M: The body is on the medium-thin side, overall. It also features a lot of carbonation, and is quite refreshing.

O: I actually like this a lot, to be honest. It looks rather weak, but I could totally see this becoming a staple summer brew for me. Easily the best beer I've had from Leinie.

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Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 2,387 ratings
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