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RATINGS: 1252   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
If you've ever experienced a Northwoods sunset, you know it's a moment unlike any other. So instead of putting it into words, we captured the Northwoods' finest moment in every batch of our all-new Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat. Brewed with malted wheat, Cluster hops and natural coriander, Sunset Wheat has a soothing taste that will leave you speechless. It's like your very own sunset in a bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sirsirus (60) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 6, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2006 The best seasonal beer Iíve ever had. It reminded me of Blue Moon but with a stronger flavor of corriander. Distinctive, suprisingly decent body, sweet aromas. And the name just makes you want another!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (3113) - Brandon, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2006
A very fruity tropical beer. The wheat and the malt are dominate in this one and while American wheat are a bit more fruity, this one really shines out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2006
Not bad, has a bit of a fruit loop flavor to it, with some interesting orange ctirus rind and corriander flavors. A bit of that wheaty yeasty flavor, but that is mostly in the background and unrecognizable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4336) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2006
This aroma and taste are fruity with malt. The appearance is interesting. The palate is thin but ok. I like this beer even though itís a tad thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KSS (102) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 5, 2006
Sweet orange aroma. Spicey, sweet orange taste. A nice change for a hot summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - AUG 2, 2006
Bottle. A very strange beer. Strong fruit like peach aroma almost like a fuzzy navel. I think if I had been blindfolded I might not have guessed that it was a beer. Tasted more like a wine cooler. All the same it was at least drinkable as a beverage, although not a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElGaucho (2340) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2006
Draught at Kane County Cougars game. Spice in the nose like corriander or allspice. Cloudy, brownish orange from what I could tell looking through a plastic cup. Off-white head. Tastes like it smells; spices. Some dough in the finish. Not bad. Better than Leinieís hefe. Not quite sweet enough. There is some flavor aspect I donít like. Buddy says it tastes like fruit loops. My second time having it out of a bottle was a noticeably better experience. Banana notes with some sweetness. A good summer quencher with flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
xav33 (313) - Midland, MI, Michigan, USA - AUG 1, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2006 Leinenkugels Sunset Wheat 12 oz bottle Recent bottling, sipped on 07/30 Medium pour in a tulip glass Poured a cloudy golden outer edge with a denser orange copper middle with a disappointingly fast dissapating 1/4 inch head. Smelt of candied oranges, like orange gummi bears. Taste a pleasant ascent into candied oranges, reminescent of orange gummy candy, followed by a hint of spicy flowery wheat and settling into a short sourness. A bit short and timid though. Mouthfell was light and effervescent. Overall, a surprisingly tasty refrehing summer wheat lacking only complexity and length.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3663) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2006
12oz bottle-An aroma of citrus on a cloudy yellow beer with a white head. Taste of wheat and coriander on a light body. Not bad but could of been bettter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Panzuriel (1627) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2006
medium yellow with a nice white head. Nose is sweet citrus. Flavor is also a sweet citrus blend. maybe a little too sweet. Reminsicent of the green or orange froot loops. Not a good thing in a beer. Body was a bit thin. Cloying sweetness lingered far too long.

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