Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy
09/10/2008, 5:17 AM
Filed under: Uncategorized

ABV: 4.2%
Calories: estimated at 150 C
Volume: 12 fl oz
Glass: flat footed 8 oz shaker
Purchased at: West Trenton Fine Wines and Liquors, Explorer
Price per fl oz: $13 / 144 fl oz = $0.09 per fl oz
Consumed at: Home

sensory first impression: It’s a lemonade based beer – it’s funny and cute, but not entirely inspiring or great.

Aroma/Olfactory: 6 out of 10
Malt flavor is: sugary, lemony, tea
Hop flavor is: floral, herbal tea
Yeast flavor is: leafy
Other flavors include: mint, tea, lemon, sugar, water

Visuals/Appearance: 3 out of 5
Color is: pale, cloudy yellow
Liquid is: cloudy
Head and lace are: minimal, white, disperses to nothing

Taste/Flavor: 5 out of 10
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: heavy
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: none
Sour level is: light, acidic

Palate/Tactile: 2 out of 5
Body or Mouthfeel is: light
Texture is: thin, sticky
Carbonation is: flat
Finish is: middling and overly sweet

Overall experience: 11 out of 20. I liked the novelty of it. I did not like the overt branding of lemonade as beer – I wanted beer, rather than lemonade.

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