BeerCritic


Leinenkugel Honey Weiss
09/10/2008, 5:16 AM
Filed under: Uncategorized

ABV: 4.7%
Calories: estimated at 150 C
Volume: 12 fl oz
Glass: 4 fl oz flute
Purchased at: West Trenton Fine Wine and Liquor, Explorer Pack
Price per fl oz: $13 / 144 fl oz = $0.09 per fl oz
Consumed at: Home

sensory first impression: Beautiful bright yellow sunny color – very clear, bubble trails, nicely carbonated. Clean crisp lager like taste. Honey is obvious but not overly cloying. No head or lacing at all.

Aroma/Olfactory: 4 out of 10
Malt flavor is: sweet, syrupy, meadow
Hop flavor is: floral, grass
Yeast flavor is: dust, pollen, moist
Other flavors include: clove, corn, vanilla

Visuals/Appearance: 4 out of 5
Color is: bright, light golden, amber, yellow, shining
Liquid is: clear, sparkling
Head and lace are: initially thin and white, then nothing.

Taste/Flavor: 6 out of 10
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: light,
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: none
Sour level is: none

Palate/Tactile: 3 out of 5
Body or Mouthfeel is: light
Texture is: sticky, sugary
Carbonation is: lively
Finish is: abrupt, sweet

Overall experience: 11 out of 20. I liked the flavor, the color, and the aroma. I did not like that each of these was a bit on the shy side, and that there was no head. Much like the berry weiss, this is very soda like, which is fine, but I was looking for a beer.

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