Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Summer ShandyLeinenkugel's Summer Shandy
BA SCORE
22%
Liked This Beer
3.17 w/ 3,625 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:
#43,130
Reviews:
655
Ratings:
3,625
Liked:
799
Avg:
3.17/5
pDev:
23.34%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
1,162
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,625 |  Reviews: 655
Photo of Buck89
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BMMillsy
2.8/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "best by" date OCT 09 17.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy, straw color with one-finger white head that slowly dissipated until a thin, broken layer of small bubbles remained, there is some lacing on the glass, lighter carbonation.

SMELL: bread and lemon zest.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially bread and then lemon zest.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially bread and then lemon zest, this is less like beer and more like lemonade.

PALATE: medium body and lighter carbonation.

OVERALL: this is not a bad beer by any means but, I would prefer less lemon and more beer characteristics, this would appeal to people who do not like beer, I would not seek this one out again.

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Photo of Spencer96
1.31/5  rDev -58.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Curt3
3.34/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle

hazy bright yellow in color, foamy white head. sweet and tart lemon heavy aroma. taste is as expected - like a lemonade beer. easy drinking and refreshing.

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Photo of davisrs
4.39/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

NOTE: I compare all other beers to Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale; there may be better out there, but many that are worse.
This gives a 2 finger aromatic head that lasts.
The color is a cloudy light straw.
There is slight aroma from malt and hops and lemon
There is a really nice balance of taste from malt and lemon with a bit of hops which is more citrusy than Sierra Nevada.
This is more like a lemonade throughout the palate with a hint of malt and hops which offers a refreshing taste. Very refreshing during the summer.

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Photo of claire363
4.98/5  rDev +57.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Nace4
3.21/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of YoungMtn52
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is refreshing and an OK beer for the summer and the beach...

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Photo of tallshmo
4.94/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rspauldi
2/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BusterFinn
3.6/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stucat
3.46/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hackattack
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cbur914
3.06/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MHJeff06
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Albertdidz
3.96/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of malprep
3.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.29/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DocD
4.08/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

True to its advertising it's a lemony beer. The look and smell are refreshing, the flavor is balanced but the lemon tastes like a cheap wine cooler, the feel is crisp and carbonated, overall it's a decent beer for a warm day. My friend brought these over so I can't really complain about a decent free beer.

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Photo of nro89
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of ledouge
3.56/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 22% out of 100 with 3,625 ratings
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