Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy | Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by tectactoe on 04-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
710
Reviews:
86
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
22.51%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
230
For Trade:
2
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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2/5  rDev -35.7%

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3.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A- pours with a big foamy white head that has good retention and reduces to a small sudsy layer on top

S- this has the same fruity pebble smell as their Sunset Wheat beer, with just a little bit more emphasis on the orange

T- oranges, tart orange juice with some flowery sweetness. A bit of toasted malt backbone on the finish

M- light body with medium carbonation, foamy and crisp mouthfeel and finish

O- orange juice with a malty finish. It not had and is pretty refreshing but it doesn't really taste like beer. I also find it strange that this is in the fall variety pack, as opposed to spring or summer

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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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1/5  rDev -67.8%

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3.56/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Another bizarre concoction from Jake and the crew. Let's give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a nice waft of orange very similar to a tequila sunrise. Pours into the only glass I have handy with a thin but fine bubble creamy head topping a cloudy orange mimosa-like appearance. On the taste the tartness of the orange hits first followed by classic sweeter orange flavor then all followed by a slightly bitter hoppiness that clears out the orange. Unique indeed, for what it is it is spot on. This would be a great brew on a hot day ice cold or good on a cold winter day at room temperature. Do I dare say it may even make a good hot toddy? Maybe have to try it and see. Was hesitant to try this due to bad experiences with lambrics but orange seems to compliment this brew well.

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2.39/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A - Pours a dirty pale orange with 1/2 finger white head with very little retention

S - Smells like orange juice and tang

T - Basically tastes like carbonated orange juice and tang

M - Very very light. No body and watery

O - Not a good beer. I enjoy the Summer Shandy from time to time, but this isnt working.

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Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
3.11 out of 5 based on 710 ratings.
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