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:
No notes at this time.

Added by jj21 on 03-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,579
Reviews:
643
Avg:
3.12
pDev:
23.72%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
1,135
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 3,579 |  Reviews: 643
Photo of mlockman
2.5/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not terrible, might say "yes" if offered it again, but I certainly wouldn't choose it for myself.

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Photo of b0ss-h0gg
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of spagel1919
3.7/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great, easy drinking summer beer. Usually not a big fan of overbearing fruit taste, but while the lemon is dominant, it works.

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Photo of Gary63
2.84/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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 WallstreetB
3.62/5  rDev +16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.48/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KChristie87
3.68/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hemiman
3.31/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BayernMunchen3113
3.2/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pretty decent shandy - used to like this way more than I do now. Maybe because I'm more into pale ales and IPAs now. If you're looking for refreshment though this is a solid one to pick up.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.27/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewThru_29
3.38/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is a good summer beer. Complex? No. It basically tastes like lemonade. But, there is just enough beer flavor to balance it out and it is very refreshing in the summer heat. Great for cookouts or working in the yard.

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Photo of MattXT
2.72/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Michael386
2.5/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Tounge feels like I just sucked on a lemon. Heartburn like crazy. Lay off the lemon zest

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Photo of tanzorbarbarian
4.19/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fruity with a wheaty aftertaste. Lemon up front with a grainy/malty aftertaste. Nothing robust, just good flavor. Good relaxing shandy.

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Photo of Furbato
3.73/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barczar
3.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is very lemony and wheaty, with soft floral highlights and a grainy malt backbone.

Flavor reveals lemon underlying a wheat and bready malt backbone. Not as tart as lemonade, but more lemon essence focus. The backbone is somewhat watery.

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

This is a good beer to drink for any out door summer activities. Tastes like lemonade.

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Photo of jancona
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smells of lemon meringue - crisp lemon and light wheat flavor. Great summer brew.

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Photo of robebo44
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Liviebird
4.08/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like the lemon aftertaste. Looking forward to trying the berry

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Photo of mychalg9
2.68/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerConny
4.27/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great summer beer. Superb alternative to bud light lime. Tastes like fresh squeezed lemons mixed with beer. If you like Shandys then you'll like this.

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Photo of SLewis
2.96/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cmookrun
3.14/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.12 out of 5 based on 3,579 ratings.
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