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:
Featuring a touch of real Wisconsin honey, Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss is a golden-hued traditional American weiss beer inspired by a classic German style. It's traditionally garnished with a lemon wedge for added citrus aroma that perfectly complements the sweet, subtle flavors of the beer.

Added by TastyTaste on 03-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,906
Reviews:
468
Ratings:
1,575
pDev:
19.54%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
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27
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Ratings: 1,575 |  Reviews: 468
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

Photo of beerman123
4.7/5  rDev +55.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chillin
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of corywalston
3.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of matcris
3.53/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: A clear, golden/straw. A finger of white head that lasts a little while and leaves some mild lacing down the glass. Nice level of carbonation rising.
AROMA: Sweet, honey, malty, grainy and a little earthiness.
TASTE: The aroma accurately describes it.
FEEL: Average level of carbonation, a little sticky, drier towards the finish, medium thin body.
OVERAll; A little on the sweet side, could use a bit more in the way of a bittering hop for balance.

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Photo of Libeertarian
3.44/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes taken 05/18/16:

Clear, pure, very pretty golden yellow, very sparse flecks. Whitish head of lower-moderate retention. Honey, wheat, mild yeast mustiness, lightest fruity esters to the nose. Tastes similar to some very cereal-forward Belgian Pales I’ve had. Some malt and wheat tartness. Honey is more subdued than even what you’d find in a number of Pale and Adjunct lagers. Notice it more in the back, and more so flavor than sweetness. Light- to medium-bodied, refreshing, mouth-coating, well carbonated with tingles and suds. Overall, velvety mouthfeel.

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Photo of SamuelMiller
3.3/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zaraspook
1.94/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of andrenaline
2.9/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of joshuawilcox99
5/5  rDev +65.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love this beer during the summer time. I am not big on hints of taste. I haven't fully developed into that like I use to be on cigars so this is a poor mans review. It tastes like honey and wheat when you drink it. Like it on hot summers days with burgers, steak, or whatever else you decide to cook up. It is light and you will not be disappointed if your looking for a honey flavored beer.

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Photo of larryarms847
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light straw yellow and slightly chill hazed.

Wheat, light honey sweetness.

Honey, wheat, fresh grain, and herbal hop bitterness.

Light-bodied, high carbonation, crisp, fresh.

Overall, light in flavor but goes down easy. An enjoyable hot weather beer.

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Photo of cadaugherty
3.39/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of todfug
3.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
2.95/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Two10tim
2.94/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Peepskp
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.31/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Yellow, nice clarity, heavy carbonation. Aroma was sweet, I don't know how honey like it is, but sweet for sure.

Taste is almost a meld shandy wise of soda, lemonade, tea and whatnot. Expensive, and there's just so many better examples of hot weather beer that does the trick.

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Photo of vainosuomi
2.74/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Look: Clear, light yellow. Off white head
Smell: Wheat, some earthy hops, a little banana,
Taste: Wheat, floral hops, honey, adjunct malts, slightly metallic. Overall a bit sweet.
Feel: Good carbonation, somewhat dry finish, a little watery.

It's okay at best. Drinkable, but not something I see myself getting again.

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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.02 out of 5 with 1,575 ratings