DesertDevil (684) - Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2015
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
12-oz. bottle. The noses is straight-up tart lemon juice with tons of lactic acid and a heavy, artificial sugar aroma. Semi-occluded lemon color (shocking) with a pure white creamy head. Blech! The taste is sickeningly sweet. There’s so much sugar that the lemon flavor is barely tart. Astringent wheat and a touch of vanilla is detectable in the background. Extremely light body. This is not enjoyable at all.
altonbrownd (5166) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 1, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at The Hamilton. Golden body with large head. Nose of lemon and fruits. Taste very bitter with lemon and some sweet. Over carbonared. Okay.
AirForceHops (5775) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12 oz. Bottle. Pale cloudy yellow color, thin fizzy head. Aroma is wheat and sugary lemonade.
The body of this is slightly fuller then it’s older German brothers. A bit more malt then I would have guessed. Still it’s mostly lemonade and wheat. Drinkable if you really want a Radler.
beer_rookie (313) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a cloudy honey color. Nice thick white head. Head doesn’t last long. Barely any lacing. Normally I rate wheat beers high for appearance, but this one doesn’t seem to deserve it.
Aroma is of lemon zest. Yeah, okay, lime too, but not as much. It’s a little wheat bread too. It smells very very refreshing.
Taste is very good. It’s lemony, but sweet. Not like lemonade. But it’s light. It could stand to be a little more lemony, at the risk of being too much like lemonade. Man, put a lemon wedge with this, and it would be incredible.
Mouthfeel is amazing. Very tasty. So easy drinking. Such a clean finish. It’s perfect for anything on a hot day. No alcohol taste at all.
Overall, not a huge shandy fan, but I might have to rethink that. This is surprisingly good. And refreshing. And delicious. It seems that shandys are never quite right, but this one is not too much of anything. Not too sweet or bitter, not too heavy, not too, well you get the idea.
Nuffield (3987) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Lemon shandy, but such a strong essence, I couldn’t dismiss the thought of "gumdrops" from my mind; like an old-time lemon candy. (at 2015 Summer Beer Dabbler, St. Paul, MN)
ExpendableHero (825) - Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Yellow beer with a white head. Aroma of fresh lemon peel. Tastes of some citrus zest, lemon peel, and wheat. Semi-sweet finish. A bit one dimensional and lemonade-like. Refreshing.
kevinator (1820) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2015
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
These have taken the place of wine coolers. No aroma. Looks like lemonade and tastes like it too. A little to sweet and not overly complex but I don’t think they were trying to be.
bhensonb (13612) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. As Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy. Pours hazy, dirty gold with a slight white head. Aroma is rather "fresh" lemon. Med minus body. Flavor starts a bit wheaty, moves to lemon, gets back to wheat. Might be good on a hot day, but ...
ZacM612 (487) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pint at Big'z. Cloudy yellow orange with a medium white head. Fruity lemon aroma. Sweet flavor, a little bit of wheatiness. Not bad. A good summer evening beverage.
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Mark_Eck (1430) - - JUL 16, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are sweet orange and fruits.