Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Honey WeissLeinenkugel's Honey Weiss
BA SCORE
11.3%
Liked This Beer
3.02 w/ 1,564 ratings
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
Ranking:
#43,346
Reviews:
466
Ratings:
1,564
Liked:
177
Avg:
3.02/5
pDev:
19.54%
Alströms:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
245
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,564 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of jjanega08
3.56/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A= Light brown almost yellow color. Tall head that's very fluffy and dissipates quickly but stays throughout the drink. Small amount of lacing only toward the end of the beer
S= Not much of anything, Very subtle hints of corn, malt and a very light note of hops
T= What I would imagine miller high life tastes like if it had a little honey in it... It's ok but it's not really my thing. Light taste with a little honey when it goes down at the end. A small bit at first. More Miller in the middle.
M= Very smooth and light. Low carbonation dull finish
D= High, a good session beer that you can drink a lot of.

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Photo of AMarkle6524
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of deebo
3.73/5  rDev +23.5%
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 MammothTarantula
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of WritersBlock
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of cjohns73
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Josholson666
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheSarge
3.16/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Leinie's Honey Weiss pours with a good amount of head production, which retains well with fine lacing. The body is pale gold, and ultra clear. It reminds me of how a kristall weizen should look.

Aromas are very citrusy, with lemon being in the forefront. It actually smells more like a shandy/radler more so than a straight up wheat beer.

The taste is also very radler/shandy like with lemon being very upfront. There is only a very faint bitterness in the end.

This feels prickly with a lot of carbonation.

Altogether this is an enjoyable beer that offers not too many complexities to ponder. It's a good trade over from the BMC scene.

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Photo of Gtg642
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Eric908
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of videofrog
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of antoines15
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Wobbly
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of MuenchenerKindl
3.73/5  rDev +23.5%
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 nuebs
2/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DarkerTheBetter
3.43/5  rDev +13.6%
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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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 11.3% out of 100 with 1,564 ratings
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