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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TastyTaste on 03-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,541
Reviews:
467
Ratings:
1,569
pDev:
19.54%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
248
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,569 |  Reviews: 467
Photo of jeffreyhill021
2.57/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nolster
2.6/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hackattack
3.45/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This has a light golden look.....medium head at first pouring and mild carbonation. It has a smooth lightly honey ,malty flavor. Not too many hints of hops here. Not a bad beer, but should not be as expensive as it is.

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Photo of Switz160
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Herf
4.2/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is a mellow smooth beer that goes down easy. If you are looking for a yeasty, hoppy, bitter tongue strangling after taste this beer is not for you. My wife use it in her pizza crust ingredients and boy it is good. It is our go to beer when we want a break from the IPA's or strong yeasty bitter brews.

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Photo of Phlash
3.73/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not as bad as everyone is rating it to be but I agree there is a slight watered down taste to the beer. Love the honey smell! A good beer for a midday drink.

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Photo of MinerBob
3.13/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A golden pour with a thick head. Has a funky beer smell with a watered down flavor. It is over carbonated with a tangy mouth feel. Like most Leinenkugel's not a great beer.

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Photo of mribbens
3.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Alemmer91
4.05/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Momon
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.31/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.66/5  rDev +54.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of superspak
3.58/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 12/5/2016. Pours fairly crystal clear medium golden yellow color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of honey, wheat, cracker, and biscuit; with lighter notes of lemon, banana, bubblegum, pepper, clove, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of honey, pale malt, and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste honey, wheat, cracker, and biscuit; with lighter notes of lemon, banana, bubblegum, pepper, clove, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Light herbal bitterness and yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of honey, wheat, cracker, biscuit, light banana/clove, and herbal yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of honey, pale malt and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness as well. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately creamy/grainy mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.9%. Overall this is a nice pale wheat ale. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of honey, pale malt and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of JoshWiningear
2.28/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of PMarcy78
2.78/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Dms844
3.87/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bplabernie
3.4/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.2/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JimboLahey
4/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpt_splding
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brutalist
3.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hegg4345
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of arillinoming
4.38/5  rDev +45%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had a very fresh bottle I picked up in Wisconsin while visiting family. Really good, I thought this would be another beer that was too sweet, but it's almost perfect for what it is. Amazing on a hot summer's day, it's definitely not a "poor" beer.

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Photo of jfettig
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fredmugs
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.02 out of 5 with 1,569 ratings
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