Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Leinenkugel's Summer ShandyLeinenkugel's Summer Shandy
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jj21 on 03-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,600
Reviews:
645
Avg:
3.12
pDev:
23.72%
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
1,147
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Woppy5
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of scottmbolt
5/5  rDev +60.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A+. Hands down. I don't understand why this beer is getting such bad reviews from other users. Here is the way I look at the Shandy: it is not a "beer" per say, but a delicious flavored beverage that goes hand-in-hand with hot summer days, laying on the beach, going out on the boat, or sitting around a bonfire on the back deck on a late July night. Now if I am looking for an actual "beer", than I am not going for the Shandy. That is the point - the Shandy is a beer made perfect for specific conditions. It is extremely easy to drink, so it's a good session beer. The color is perfect for summer - a nice cloudy yellow with a white foam head. It has a sweetness to it, so I can totally see how that may turn off some of the other reviewers. Great for BBQ's and lazy summer days.

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Photo of Zoeam711
5/5  rDev +60.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this in the summer!

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Photo of Halo31
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of olblueyes1915
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of Jerridf6657
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of Slking41188
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of kushMan89
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of nu2world
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of graham3727
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Good Summer beer but not for the hardcore beer enthusiast.. good to drink on a hot day by the pool when you dont want to feel full

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Photo of BRodenbaugh92
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of mchustz
4.98/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Awesome summer beer. Very smooth on a tender pallet

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Photo of claire363
4.98/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of noperative
4.97/5  rDev +59.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Robearsboozin
4.96/5  rDev +59%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of tallshmo
4.94/5  rDev +58.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bergie_33_ND
4.92/5  rDev +57.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I love this beer! Great taste and the perfect summertime beer.

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Photo of klintok21
4.92/5  rDev +57.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Great summer beer but only in small quantities. As described it is very lemony. You get a lot more lemon than beer, but still a great combination for the summer! The wheat off sets it enough to let the title of beer remain. Hey, if you like lemonade and beer give this a try. I also recommend pouring this in a glass and adding a real lemon wedge and circling the rim of the glass then putting it right in the beer.

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Photo of EmGM
4.88/5  rDev +56.4%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: your basic hazy light yellow color
Smell: deliciously citrusy LEMON
Taste: lemony, citrusy, light, crisp refreshing
Aftertaste: just a crisp SLIGHT pucker from the lemon
Overall: I actually love this beer it's one of my favorite summer time beers. It's light and crisp and refreshing and good either out of the bottle or from the tap.

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Photo of rodnreelscott
4.87/5  rDev +56.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Derek1984
4.83/5  rDev +54.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I just tried this beer for the first time love the taste; flavor was wonderful. The smell reminded me of drinking lemonade when I was a kid.It had a smooth taste and was not over powering. this is one of my new favorites now will definitely be purchasingover and over again

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Photo of Summer_Time_broccoli
4.8/5  rDev +53.8%

Photo of BlueDevil15
4.8/5  rDev +53.8%

Photo of Papajuice14
4.8/5  rDev +53.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A great summer beer. Highly recommend

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Photo of jTrevT
4.79/5  rDev +53.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Great summer beer. Not a Dan of sweet fruit beers, but this has more tangy lemon flavors rather than sweet candy flavors.

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Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.12 out of 5 based on 3,600 ratings.
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