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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:
#44,461
Reviews:
467
Ratings:
1,568
pDev:
19.54%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
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26
Gots:
248
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Ratings: 1,568 |  Reviews: 467
Photo of Rborre321
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of amishbooze
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of scottwurst
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

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

Photo of BierFan
2.48/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pourd from a 12 ounce bottle into a weizen glass.

Appearance: Clear yellow with a small white head that disappears to nothing. It looks a lot like a macro lager.

Smell: Smells like a macro lager.

Taste: Tastes like a macro with some honey. Overall this is a very disappointing beer.

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Photo of cosmonick
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of BrewNoob1
2.94/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Eighty
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Knoxrb12
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of cdkrenz
3.77/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Golden yellow body with a nice quarter inch of pure white head.

Smell - Malt and honey aroma that is very tempting.

Taste - It starts out with a crisp malt flavor and moves on to finish with a subtle sweet honey taste. The flavor is smooth and well rounded for a mild brew.

Mouthfeel - The texture of this brew is slightly coarse even with a wet feel is has.

~ I enjoy this beer and am proud to say it's brewed only an hour and a half away from my home. If you haven't had a Honey Weiss, you need to try one and see what the buzz is about.

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Photo of GameOfBeers
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Jeffrey2310
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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 ccozzi
1/5  rDev -66.9%

Photo of onlymurderers
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Tballz420
2.12/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This was a pale gold colored beer, looks like most macros you would find. No head to be found. Theres a pretty watery taste to this drink, along with a slight wheat flavor. This isnt something you would be looking for if youre looking for a good tasting brew. Maybe if its hot out and youre looking to put down a lot of drinks, but other than that stay away.

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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of botham
3.38/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

pours a crystal clear straw color with a few fingers of tight white head after a hard pour.

smell is sweet, with pale malts and some mild hops. corn is detectable in the smell, which pushes the smell off-balance a bit. the honey is only distant in the smell, not providing much sweetness.

taste is malty and sweet up front, with wheat and citrus being the focus. notes of honey, yeast, and mild grassy hops. the taste is much more balanced than the smell; sweeter and more refreshing.

mouthfeel is medium-light bodied, slick and creamy. very smooth liquid.

drinkability is great. there isn't much here to lower drinkability; this is a light brew without any bold or excessive flavors. mild and refreshing, which is just what it is trying to be.

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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.08/5  rDev +2%

Photo of therica
2.63/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A US macro-lager disguised as a Heffe.

I'm rating this against "beers" not specifically heffe-weissens. If I rated against true Heffe's my numbers would be FAR lower.

A= golden yellow, kind of pretty color. Little head, mild lacing which stays for a while. Lots of large-bubble carbonation fizzing up the middle after pouring.

S- beer. Not much different than any US macro. A bit of a stale scent.

T- where's the wheat?!?!? One reviewer seemed to have found it. We sat here on 2 sittings, wondering where the wheat is. More like a standard run of the mill US macro-lager. Mild sweetness. Little that made me ever want to drink it again by selection, although fine if someone's serving it for free. I'm not put-off by the beer, it just has nothing that impresses me in redeeming qualities.

M= light sweet tongue. Mild stale flatness which probably tries to be hops-bite. Lots of nasal-burning belching.

D= for me, not much, but on average probably acceptable to most.

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

Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.02 out of 5 with 1,568 ratings
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