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Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
leinie.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 03-25-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,646
Reviews:
381
Ratings:
1,343
pDev:
27.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of Hazen
3.89/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.79/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken 05/04/16:

Dull, semi-clear honey amber with various strong pink tones in any light. Large, foamy, uniform, well-retaining head, very light pink, like grapefruit yogurt. Sweet and tart berries to the nose and little else besides. Makes me crave blackberry or raspberry pie, but I’d settle for raspberry. Much the same to the palate save that berries are less distinct, as well as partly subdued by grain bill. Finish is sweet at first, then almost rubbery, then surprisingly clean and crisp. Medium-bodied, medium level of sloshy tingles and fine suds.

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Photo of CreedeSon
2.81/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Squire123
3.31/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
2.79/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ordybill
3.3/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a shade of copper with a reddish hue and a very small white head. The aroma is an overpowering very sweet berry smell. The taste is way to much berry and not enough beer. An average beer.

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Photo of Beginner2
2.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Myboymi
2.34/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Two10tim
2.84/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of andycorns13
3.77/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
3.58/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 3/14/2016. Pours lightly hazy orange/pink/copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light pink head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of tart blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, cherry, wheat, cracker, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance of berries, pale malt, and light earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of tart blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, cherry, wheat, cracker, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Moderate fruity/tannic tartness and light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, cherry, wheat, cracker, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of berries, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/tart/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Good amount of dryness from bitter/tartness as well. Medium carbonation and light bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, fairly acidic/tannic, and lightly grainy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.7%. Overall this is a nice fruit wheat beer. All around good balance and robustness of berries, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of tsinkhorn
5/5  rDev +76.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this beer, I've been drinking it since I was legal! 20 some years, delicious!

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Photo of Liz_Yoder
3.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of KenProCo
3.25/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ebmahoney
3.94/5  rDev +39.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brent_B
2.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Millersbrewers
2.68/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.25/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very fruity beer and honestly under-rated beer. For the fact i have used this beer in my chili to put a tang in it says a lot for fruity beer. Just worth a try

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Photo of rodbeermunch
1.97/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Somewhat of a pink hue to the appearance, almost no head. Aroma was sweetener and candy like, not impressed, lacking any fruit connotation to it.

Taste was just rough. More sweetener. Almost nothing in the way of beer like notes except for the bottle it came in. Just nothing going on here that would ever make me recommend it. No hops, malt, fruit in a fruit beer. Staaaahp.

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Photo of SPD656
2.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VABA
3/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bigchiquilin
3.3/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Red5StandingBy
2.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dreynolds1808
1.75/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BlueShepard19
1.7/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.83 out of 5 with 1,343 ratings
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