Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Summer ShandyLeinenkugel's Summer Shandy
BA SCORE
3.17/5
3,630 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by jj21 on 03-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,503
Reviews:
655
Ratings:
3,630
pDev:
23.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
1,168
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,630 |  Reviews: 655
Photo of schnoyd
4.72/5  rDev +48.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Never been a fan of any beer that's been kitchenized or yuppified in any way. As I get older and more open minded, I've been going out of my usual amber lager affinity and trying different things. Never thought in a million years I would enjoy anything like this but I really enjoy it. Perfect on ice sitting on the porch on a hot afternoon, or relaxing on the deck with the pork shoulder in the smoker. Light, refreshing citrus that goes down smooth and is very pleasing on the palate. Very mildly tart but not bitter, and not too sweet. I'd still rather have a Lynchburg Lemonade but this is a fantastic alternative to the high alcohol, heavy beers I usually stick with.

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Photo of FrostyStephen15
2.18/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Got in a pint can, poured into a glass.

Look: Orange juice.
Smell: Kinda macro-ish, actually.
Taste: Lager-ish up front, but with a weird lemony aftertaste. Not a fan.

I guess I don't like Shandies. I tried Shock Top's and this one, and neither one appeals to me.

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Photo of KJV1963
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Easy drinking summer beer. Avoid if you object to the flavor of lemon in your glass of beer

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Photo of brandocard
4.5/5  rDev +42%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

smooth crisp citrus flavor great for hot summer days or nights.

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Photo of WestGooch
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SFNC
2.98/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of wworsham
5/5  rDev +57.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great for summer! Nice lemon flavor.

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Photo of Garys1
3.22/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good summertime beer. Light and refreshing for a hot summertime afternoon. Like the other leinenkugel beers better

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Photo of jrfehon33
3.42/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjbrandt18
3.62/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mlorfeld
1.06/5  rDev -66.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is truly atrocious. It pours a watery yellow with a quickly diminishing head. The smell is of skunkerific. The taste is stale and vomitish. Very thin body. Over all... please pass a Keystone Light.

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Photo of jason419
2.61/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of godawgs
3.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KrissyKat6
4.17/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Super tasty and lemony without being super sweet or un-beerlike

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Photo of WiggyKGB
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MWendlandt
3.62/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whiterapid
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Juicy, light, inoffensive. Tasty and uncomplicated. I always give some extra points to a beer that suits outside activities so well. In this case, a Fourth of July concert and fireworks. Cheers!

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Photo of MFS_71
3.65/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of torwart68
3.18/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of crumpyto
3.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of elkinbrown
2.95/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jo-Rhajak
3.12/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Ok so as a beer that wants to be a fruity beer it fails, but it doesn't taste like its advertised. The taste isnt actually bad, just not what you would expect given the packaging. Feels good going down, and I wouldn't rate the taste so low if I wasn't shocked by how different it was. Overall I wouldn't recommend this to someone looking for a fruity beer.

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Photo of jessicani91
3.64/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not an expert on beer, but I really like this one.

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Photo of Prospero
2.83/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.17 out of 5 with 3,630 ratings
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