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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

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Added by TastyTaste on 03-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
467
Ratings:
1,566
pDev:
19.54%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
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Ratings: 1,566 |  Reviews: 467
Photo of shoxroxice
4.03/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Honey Weiss is of course a honey wheat beer, it's got a little bit more of a bitter flavor than can compare to Michelob's Honey Lager - but of course we're talking ales vs. lagers here. It's a good flavor, and readily available around where I live.

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Photo of stogie12
2.36/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer poured thin, with pretty much no head. The color is a pale yellow and the beer seemed very carbonated with tons of bubbles sticking to the glass. The first smell was some what disturbing. Smelled of rotten wheat. The taste was similar to a cheap light beer. There was a little bit of hoppiness in as it hit the tongue which was the highlight but other than that very light and watery. Easy to drink, but not very enjoyable.

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Photo of puffgolie27
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of RubbaDuckE
3.26/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Now here's a brew that makes me drool a little and say mmm. . .beer. There is nothing special at all about this beer. In fact the honey taste is either hidden very well or non-exsistant. This isn't a bad thing but makes this beer rather boring. This one is best enjoyed as a 12 pack. Honey Weiss goes down smooth and tastes pretty good.

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Photo of CoyDePratt
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of wolfer
2.3/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was pleasantly surprised to find this beer in the supermarket, having never seen it before. I bought a six pack as I love Wheat beers. One thing to note right away, this is not a Hefe Weizen and is not advertised as such.

Poured the beer and foam was average, bubble size average.
Foam retention was average, which for a wheat beer is not a good sign.

I noticed a definite cardboard flavor. The beer seemed either pasteurized too much or it had oxidized.

I was dissapointed with this beer. It really seemed more like a normal run of the day lager, no fruity esters or wheat taste...I wonder how much wheat is in it, I'd venture to guess less than 50% which in my mind disqualifies it as a wheat beer. Sorry.

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1.5/5  rDev -50.3%

Photo of Boater86
2.69/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

I am somewhat unfamiliar with its supposed style and not a genuine fan of the wheat beers, but none the less I have had some. This beer was very very pale, with an almost macro taste. I did pick up on faint scents and tastes of honey but not nearly at the levels that one would anticipate. Appearance scores this beer a few points simply because the head retention is good...but that's it. The worst Leinenkugel I have had yet...worst part is I cant use the bottles for homebrew because they are twists ERRGH!

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2.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

kind of looks and feels like a Budweiser defiantly has a little more flavor and the honey after taste is a pleasant surprise , there is nothing special as far as appearance really looks like a miller lite or bud , has a decent head but dissipates quickly leaving no lacing If this beer was a little cheaper I wouldn't mind throwing these down to get a good buzz on or maybe grab 9 for a game of golf but besides that these aren't as crafty as they may appear

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

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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4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of BrandonBuckner
4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

Photo of kittensmeow
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of Steven11
5/5  rDev +65.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.02 out of 5 with 1,566 ratings
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