Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Leinenkugel's Orange ShandyLeinenkugel's Orange Shandy
BA SCORE
3.14/5
722 Ratings
Leinenkugel's Orange ShandyLeinenkugel's Orange 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 tectactoe on 04-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,540
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
722
pDev:
21.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
232
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 722 |  Reviews: 91
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1.5/5  rDev -52.2%

Photo of dtm_sub
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

Serving type: bottle
Appearance: orange - yellow, typical wheat beer color
Smell: smells of orange juice with a bit of a wheat/yeast smell
Taste: tastes like I poured orange juice into a beer (fairly straight forward)
Mouth feel: very creamy. Sticks around for a bit
Overall: I liked their summer shandy but this edges it out. Great light flavor for the summer time. Could definitely drink a few of these relaxing outside. Would definitely pick up again

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Photo of kfawku123
3.9/5  rDev +24.2%

I had pretty low expectations for this brew. It surprised me. While it was artificially sweet, I actually enjoyed the orange shandy. It can be overpowering with orange flavoring but overall, not bad.

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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev +27.4%

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3.63/5  rDev +15.6%

Appearance (4.25) : A hazy, richly opaque pineapple-orange colored body. Almost 100% opacity. Impressive. The head is a tightly woven three fingered creamy, creamy head with thick licks of lacing remaining, as it recedes at a slow pace.

Aroma (3.25) : This is basically what I'd smell if I mixed orange juice and beer. Very orange-y, but with a slight malt skunk behind it. The malt and grains are definitely present, but are a bit odious. Some whiffs of lemon come out too as the head recedes. I don't know if I can attribute that to hops or just added citrus rinds in the vat.

Taste (3.25) : Smooth, mildly offensive, but overall easily drinkable. It's got malt character up front, mixed with orange flesh. Halfway through, the frothy orange juice sets in and makes its presence known as it exits the back of your throat. What ultimately ruins the taste is the presence of the malty skunk. It's faint, but it's there.

Mouthfeel (4) : Like a whipped, frothy orange julius. I think the mouthfeel is the best part of this beer. It's creamy, very accessible, and easy to drink. I'd have this one on a hot day, no problem.

Overall (3.64) : Much better than their Summer Shandy. All in all it's a capable beer and worthy of a try. I wouldn't have a problem grabbing more of these for a hot day in the sun or in the shade.

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4.2/5  rDev +33.8%

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2.84/5  rDev -9.6%

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2.56/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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2/5  rDev -36.3%

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3.28/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.3/5  rDev -26.8%

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4/5  rDev +27.4%

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2.8/5  rDev -10.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.14 out of 5 with 722 ratings
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