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RATINGS: 971   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Beer with natural lemonade flavor.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
troyc (2862) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2007
(Tap) Pours a straw color with a small head and slight haze. It looks like beer, but thatís where the similarities stop. Aroma is of citrus. Taste is like carbonated lemonade. Surprisingly, this is not as awful as it sounds. Better body than expected. This is a rather common drink in Germany (and other parts of Europe). I would say this beer is on par with some of the better examples of this bunch.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RIXbeer (102) - USA - JUL 26, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2008 Lemonade yellow/white with way too much pure white head. It really does look like lemonade with beer foam. Smells like someone dumped lemonade into Miller Lite. That’s it’s no great smell here. Cheap lemonade with beer. I guess that’s ok since that’s what a SHANDY really is. I wish it was 100 degrees out so this beer didn’t taste so infested with bad lemonade. Since it’s not I’m not sure which offends me more the lemon pledge lemonade or the beer it’s sitting in. Now if it were 100 degrees I would really appreciate what this beer stands for. Since I’ve had it many times on a super hot day, this beer gets a pass from me at this moment. Very smooth and easy to drink. Lemonade does bring back those thoughts of being a little kid and having a lemonade outside in the backyard on a hot summer day. Now that I’m an adult, I can appreciate the beer in there so I can have some alcohol without drinking vodka. Sh!t man you can drink these like water on a hot day! Today it’s a little cooler and it’s still really easy to drink [as I finish what’s left in my glass]. I recommend this beer very cold on a very hot day!

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
doubelknv3 (1025) - Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2007
Lemon, wheat aroma notes, but more reminded me of Mr. Clean. Pale straw cloudy with quickly disappearing head. Lemon and wheat notes dominate the flavour. Very tart, with a carbonated sour finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crazydeb8r (3) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2007 does not count
As a shandy, not terrible. For those unfamiliar with the term shandy, it generally refers to lemonade mixed 50/50 with beer, but bottled shandy is usually much less beer. This is clearly only about 50/50-70/30. There is still some beer in here, and thatís good. Pours a cloudy golden yellow, and stays cloudy. No real head. The aroma is lemony, as one would expect. Too sweet compared to the shandy I had last (In Bodrum, Turkey... Efes Pilsen and some homemade lemonade). The flavor reflects the aroma, just as one would expect. Mostly lemon, with some wheatiness following the lemon. The real problem is the carbonation. A shandy ought to be lightly carbonated, since the lemonade waters down the beer. This is very carbonated, and almost hurts to drink due to the bubbles. Yeah, I like me some flat beer. Drink it cold, it goes down really smooth. GREAT after a hot day, and can be drank right from the bottle with no problems.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
modalnails (43) - boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2007
buy this before parties on the weekend. this beer goes down nice on a hot day. a great beer to just kick it around with. cant complain at all on anything on it, yet the price cant be beat and this beer just disapears.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2569) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2007
I actually kinda like this beer... it has a bit of the swampy carry over from a shared component with the sunset wheat that I didnít really like but still pretty good. Smell is light w/ some lemon rind w/ some light malts, pour is a corn like yellow w/ a full white head. Flavor is decent, goes real well w/ a warm day.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zeke626 (438) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2007
Strong lemon aroma with some malt aromas. Flavors are predominantly lemon with a little wheat and malts. After a few drinks, the beer basically tastes like lemonade. Nice for hot summer days, but gets boring after a couple of bottles.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2007
12 oz. bottle courtesy of Bockyhorsey - Pours a hazy, maybe cloudy straw color with a one finger thick white head. Light lacing. Aroma is LEMON and light wheat malt. Flavor is light malt and lemon. Not as overpowering as the aroma. Light to medium body. No unpleasant aftertaste. The perfect Summer beer. Nice. Thanks Wendy and Bill.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
henry3r (586) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - JUL 10, 2007
The 12 ounce bottle poured a murky lemon yellow beverage with a huge creamy white head that lasted well and left good lacing on the glass. The aroma was, amazingly enough, just like lemonade ... sweet-sour-and lemony. The body was light with lively carbonation and a watery texture. The flavor starts out somewhat sweet with a sour edge to it and stays pretty consistent throughout the medium length finish. This is definitely a waterskiing or lawnmower beer ... but thatís ok because everything has its place and this will do a good job in its place.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrnkMcDermott (2868) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2007
12 oz. bottle, July 2. Pours a color thatís a lot like lemonade, but for the 1/2" head of dissolving foam. Lemony smell on top of a distinct wheat beer note. It does at least have some beer character, but is still more lemon than beer. Okay for the summer though. May stand up to any German Radler.


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