Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Berry WeissLeinenkugel's Berry Weiss
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2.83/5
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1,344 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Berry WeissLeinenkugel's Berry Weiss
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:
#45,073
Reviews:
381
Ratings:
1,344
pDev:
27.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,344 |  Reviews: 381
Photo of Cynic-ale
2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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1/5  rDev -64.7%

Photo of Nichols33
2/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of IPAchris
3.14/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tommy5
2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of NickThePyro
3/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Gobzilla
3.8/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: poured a pinkish purple into my tulip with a finger of head tha had hardly any lacing on the glass.

S: intense berry aromas that almost make the beer smell like fruit punch. Very little malt character without any hop presence.

T: a very crisp berry kick that reminds me of a blonde style brewed beer with the fruit added. I kinda gotta a slight wheat flavor after a couple sips too.

M: meduim bodied with good bubbly carbonation to add the overall fruit backbone.

D: probably would only drink one due to the sweetness of the beer but a good offering from leinenkugel. Sunset wheat is still my favorite from them.

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1.5/5  rDev -47%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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2/5  rDev -29.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of plaid75
2.58/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured a medium cloudy copper and pink hue. There was a three finger foamy white head. There was good retention and good lacing.

The smell was 100% sweet berry. Champagne like esters.

The taste resembled champagne with a strong berry sweetness. Only minor detection of wheat body.

The mouthfeel was dry and a bit astringent.

Overall not a very drinkable beer. Too much like a wine cooler for my taste. Interesting champagne character though.

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Photo of WesWes
3.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours a hazy purple color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a dry pale and wheat malt scent along with a sweet blackberry aroma. The taste is average. It has a watery wheat malt flavor that goes down easy and finishes with a tangy blackberry taste. It's sweet tasting with a thin watery feel. The mouthfeel is average. It is a low/medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This tastes more like soda than beer. It's one and done for me.

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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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2.2/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle dated Jul 06 15. Sampled May 15, 2015.

The color is a sort of orange-strawberry sparkling water color with a burst of white head that fizzles as fast as it erupts.

The aroma is mostly strawberry, blackberry, and a tiny hint of honey.

Light body

The flavor surprised me a little. I do get the weakest note of toasted bread and a very mild bitterness but otherwise it is all berries.

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3/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.23/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Well I unknowingly ordered this Berry Leiney, I was hoping it was just a wheat beer, but to my dismay it was riddled with berry flavor.

It looked good, soapy white head on a cloudy bright yellow liquid.

The aroma was faint and consisted of raspberries namely, some blackberry too.

The flavor was a major dissappointmet. Tastes like a blueberry/raspberry puree poured into a wheat beer. It is what it is. Finishes a bit sour and overly sweet. Lemony hop is out of place here.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Drinkability rates low, cloyingly sweet, artificial berry taste, whats to like? I would reccommend this to a casual beer drinker, not a beer enthusiast who appreciates better beer.

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Photo of pat61
3/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The first time I had this I poured it out because it tasted too much like soda pop. I like the brewery so I thought I would try it again.
L: Hazy pink with a 2” foam cap that is creamy and malty.
S: smells like grape or berry soda with a big artificial fruit flavor.
T: Pretty much sweet and artificial tasting.
F: Light and fizzy.
O: This is the kind of beer that people who are under age and do not like beer would like.

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3/5  rDev +6%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Bitterbill
3.88/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought locally at Poplar Wine & Spirits.

It pours a clear reddsh amber with a 1 finger head of foam. There's some good lacing and the head retention is good.

The smell is big on the berries that kind of remind me of a Lindemans. I like fruit beers so the nose is impressive to me.

The taste is nice. Big flavour of raspberry and a good note of blackberry with some honey and overall, it's quite sweet but it suits my palate nicely.

Good medium to medium thick mouthfeel for the most part but it does border on syrupy near the finish.

This is a good fruit beer that, imo, doesn't have a whole lot of complexity going on but I don't look for that in every beer I try. It's simple, and it's good.

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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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1/5  rDev -64.7%

Photo of tigg924
2.74/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: cloudy, 1/2 inch head, neon purple with a bit of red and brown in color, high carbonation, lots of lacing

Smell: berries: strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries

Taste: berries: strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries..some wheat

Mouthfeel: sticky sweet, light bodied, high carbonation

Drinkability: On a hot day I could have a couple, but this is kind of hard to finish on a cold day. It almost tastes more like a wine cooler. Sometimes the flavor is a bit too sweet. Leinies has way better beers in their offerings. Would not disgard this in their mix pack, but would never buy a six of it.

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Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.83 out of 5 with 1,344 ratings
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