Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Berry WeissLeinenkugel's Berry Weiss

Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 03-25-2002

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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1.71/5  rDev -41.6%
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 +2.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

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4.47/5  rDev +52.6%
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 -31.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +28%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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1/5  rDev -65.9%

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
2.93 out of 5 based on 1,337 ratings.
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