Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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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): 4.20%

Availability: Summer

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,568
Reviews:
641
Avg:
3.12
pDev:
23.72%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
1,129
For Trade:
1
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Photo of S-Taylor
2.78/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Alemmer91
4.21/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nickapvikes
3.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of toxicwind
3.44/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.64/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bdiiorio
3.8/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NickMunford
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mindcrime1000
3.75/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look--Hazy gold to yellow. Good head and lacing.

Aroma--Pleasant crisp citrus aroma.

Taste--Similar to the aroma--good crisp flavor that works well on a hot day. But a little heavy-handed with the lemon, even for a shandy.

Feel--The best part of the brew. Very crisp and refreshing.

Overall--A good beer on a hot day for a "one-off" but that's about it. Too much artificial lemon.

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Photo of JoshWiningear
2.35/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
2.06/5  rDev -34%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shortkut
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bluegrass49
2.5/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Once again, a big disappointment. I guess I am just not into these lemonady flavored beers. I'm with Myotus on this one. I will drink it in a pinch, but anything is better than Bud Light.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.56/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D1noB
4.68/5  rDev +50%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A hit of lemon followed by a little sweetness and rounding off into a light wheat taste. A great beer.

Taste Rating in Words: It's an afternoon at the lake, a summer day floating in the pool, an afternoon running through the sprinkler.

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Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Myotus
2.82/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured at 40°F from a 12oz bottle (no date) into a nonic pint glass. Consumed on 09Sep16.
SMELL: Strong odors of artificial lemonade are slightly offset by mild wheat aromas along with subtle scents of honey and spicy hops.
3 out of 5
TASTE: The palate is instantly violated at first sip by strong flavors of bittersweet, artificial lemonade. The bitterness is immediately bolstered as mild flavors of stale cracker strike the taste buds. Mild flavors of wheat and grass attempt to rectify the initial failure, but fail to do so. Not even the trailing of the mild spicy hop and subtle honey flavors can ameliorate the overpowering bitterness.
2.5 out of 5
NOTE: What smelled mediocre, proceeded to taste displeasing. The bitterness from the lemonade and grain profile was too much to bear. This was not a terrible beer as I would prefer this over Bud Light any day, but this certainly made my foul beer list.

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Photo of devilfluff
2.75/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bplabernie
2.81/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of oline73
2/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
1.75/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Rokronroff
4.05/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chackman151
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.12 out of 5 based on 3,568 ratings.
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