Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry ShandyLeinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy
BA SCORE
15.4%
Liked This Beer
3.01 with 564 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry ShandyLeinenkugel's Lemon Berry 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: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerFMAndy on 08-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
564
Liked:
87
Avg:
3.01/5
pDev:
22.92%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
119
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 564 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of HeyYoMar
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of tronester
3.12/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy pinkish golden with a medium white head. Aromas of artificial berry candy. Taste begins with a sweet lemony berry flavor, followed by a hint of grain. The finish is of sour berry, and a bit of artificial sugar flavoring. Mouthfeel is average. Overall a average tasting beer. Cloyingly sweet, and artificial tasting, though better than some malternatives i've had.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.58/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a murky brownish red color with hue of yellow near the edges. The head was white but faded quickly. There was no retention of lacing on this one. The smell of the beer is very fruity, plenty of citrus and berry aromas, smells similar to a soda honestly. The taste of the beer has a good balance of lemon and berry, but again it's much like a soda or fruit punch. There is a really nice strong wheat flavor in the finish which I really enjoyed. The mouthfeel is kind of watery but has a decent carbonation at least. Overall it's a decent beer. Something I would definitely prefer in the summer as opposed to winter.

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Photo of RyanLaCount03
4.6/5  rDev +52.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is the first shandy I ever tried after snowmobiling up north this year. The smell is very pleasant, while the taste is very good as well. Hints of lemon and blackberry are visable throughout. If you drink to many of these, they may give you a stomach ache due to the amount of carbonation. Overall, I thought this was a very good shandy and I am looking forward to the summer shandy.

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Photo of Dapperticus
4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Bjcomm96
4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

Photo of scottbrew4u
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of kjwetherb
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Photo of CBearNM
3.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The lemon flavor was much more prominent than I was expecting. Good flavor, but just too much of it.

Like most Leinenkugel beers, they are willing to experiment with flavors. A more subtle use of lemon would have made this a better brew.

Worth a try, but more than one is a sitting may not be recommended.

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Photo of gshoes3
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Tjvan2
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of tommy2x
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of DmanGTR
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of crash8per
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Photo of sketchyhoodie
1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Txconnesiur
4/5  rDev +32.9%

Photo of Chevelle66
4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

Photo of griffiam03
1.5/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of mralphabet
3.22/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Poured a pink lemonade color with a nice 1 fingers worth of white head that settles to a thin layer with spotty lacing from start to finish.

S: Very fruity smelling.... lots of lemon and berries. Sweet with touches of tartness.

T: Sweet like pink lemonade right up front with a wiff of berries.... Little tart mid-palette, finish is clean with a little sweetness.

M: Crisp, light and highly carbonated. Finish is clean and a little dry.

O: Hey, for what it is.... it is great. Not much of a beer but a very refreshing beverage. Would be very nice on a hot summer day.

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Photo of RDW
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Kelp
4/5  rDev +32.9%

Photo of Nihilistkid
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 15.4% out of 100 with 564 ratings
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