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Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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2.83/5
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1,341 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stirgy on 03-25-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,382
Reviews:
381
Ratings:
1,341
pDev:
27.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,341 |  Reviews: 381
Photo of Jsondrunkpunx
1.23/5  rDev -56.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This is without a doubt one of the worst beers I have ever tried, It is not even worthy of a pour into any of my glassware lest the super sweet artificial flavors may forever taint my glassware, i would rather drink any other beer before this atrocity, The only way i was able to finish half the bottle(wich was left at my house after a cookout) was to pretend it was a wine cooler, wich it's taste more resembles....do not buy, do not drink for free

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Photo of Dapperticus
3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of kylehay2004
2.73/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pinkish rapidly dissipating head on a reddish orange hazy body.

S: raspberry, cherry and strawberry.

T: very sweet with nearly every berry flavor in one beer. No other flavors really.

M: light body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: Alcoholic fruit juice, period. Mikes hard fruit juice basically.

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Photo of Bighorn
2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of williamjbauer
3/5  rDev +6%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of bnes09
1.71/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Transparent and bubbly watermelon red. Thick head on the pour with a soda-like consistency. Brief head life and minimal lacing.

Smell is fruity with intense blackberry notes and almost gives me a headache.

Flavor is way too sweet. Some honey character and a massive berry flavor and tartness with candied sweetness. Just the slightest hint of barley malt. No hops or bitterness can be detected. Tastes like a berry soda.

Feel is dense, sticky and syrupy from all the sugars. This is honestly like drinking blackberry nectar if such a thing exists. Its only saving grace is the carbonation.

This stuff is absolute garbage! Each sip I took to write this review was painful and I can't wait til I'm done to pour this down the drain. What these brewers have to realize is that with fruity beers, less is more; its all about the balance. If you want to try a good example of this style, pick up some Founders cerise.

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3/5  rDev +6%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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3/5  rDev +6%

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3/5  rDev +6%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Miz77
3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of MattM
4.47/5  rDev +58%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite pseudo-craft beers. It's 207 calories will scare some away, but this is a damn refreshing and delicious beer. Strong notes of wild berries with a bit of a wheat aftertaste.

Great in bottles, even better in a frosty can or mug. Love it.

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2/5  rDev -29.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -47%

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1/5  rDev -64.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.83 out of 5 with 1,341 ratings
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