Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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69
poor
1,560 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Leinenkugel's Honey WeissLeinenkugel's Honey Weiss
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by TastyTaste on 03-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,560
Reviews:
466
Avg:
2.95
pDev:
20.34%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
239
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,560 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of Eric908
3/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of cjohns73
2.75/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
3.75/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of Hypersomnia
3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of deebo
3.73/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Clear golden with thin head that quickly dissipates

S-A faint hint of barley/wheat like aroma with a touch of ethanol

T-upfront barley with a hint of sweetness, end note of clean hops that quickly cleans up begging you for another drink

M-Smooth, thin and easy to drink

D-Easy drinking, made for any occassion, a nice local beer.

I've drank a lot of this one in my day. My favorite from Leines. They seem to have become more interested in making a buck vs. complex beers with a lot of their recent offerings. Honey weiss is one they have had in their rotation for many years so making it efficiently was probably less of a concern before being bought by Miller. Perhaps this is why this beer has more complexity, albeit not much, vs. their new offerings.

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Photo of antoines15
3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of MuenchenerKindl
3.73/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle the liquid is a niceclear gold with good carbonation. the head is 2 fingers, white and leaves some lace.

The smell is good, a light wheat bread.

The taste is also good, wheat bread with a touch of sweetness.

The mouthfeel is good, nice carbonation and a lighter then medium body.

The drinkability is very good, to be sure this is not a big beir, it is clear refreshing and good tasting, really a very drinkable brew but not a beer to chase down, just plain quaffable.

Prosit, MK

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Photo of tpauer
3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

Photo of Bear1964
4/5  rDev +35.6%

Photo of nuebs
2/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DarkerTheBetter
3.43/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This beer came a bright gold with a touch of orange with a haze of bubbles sustaining a thin larger bubbled head. Smells of dirty corn with a comical honey flavor and candy sourness. Tastes of more dirty corn with a sharp sourness (an added lemon makes this a bit more manageable) with a decisive honey-like finish. Mouth feel is medium with a medium carbonation. This is a non-intrusive and relatively flavorful beer that is very easy to drink.

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Photo of PopnLoads
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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3.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerCon5
3.05/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, pale straw color with some very thin white head.

There is a light yeast scent, some grains, and honey.

The taste is mostly of grains and yeast with very little honey.

Very light-bodied feel with very fizzy carbonation. Kind of a watery finish.

Very easy to drink. Pretty smooth and refreshing beer. Not much stands out, but I wouldn't mind having a few.

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of jasonjlewis
3.18/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not a bad beer, not a good beer. very average. A little watery on the back of the palate. Not a lot going on. Some honey and wheat characteristics. No real bitterness to note. A no frills beer, best saved for the summer time. I got a leinenkugel's sampler case for 20 bucks, never having heard of their beers. I may have some every once in a while and will offer them to my friends as well. Not bad. Eh.

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Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
2.95 out of 5 based on 1,560 ratings.
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