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RATINGS: 1209   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3397) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 17, 2006
bottle - Pours cloudy orange with a thin head. This one has a very assertive citrus aroma. The carbonation is light and the body medium, combining for a pleasant mouthfeel. The flavor is sweet with strong citrus notes and tastey spices. Sunset Wheat is an interesting and refreshing wheat beer. I enjoyed it.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 17, 2006
Pale with small head. Aroma is of chemical apricots and not too pleasant.Starts watery and bland, gives way to an apricoty middle with lightly bitter hoppy tones and a slightly sour finish. Not good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jimhilt (2377) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Served on tap at the Doolittle American Grill ($3.25) Alexandria, Mn. Pours with one finger white head that goes quickly leaving no lace. Cloudy amber color. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Apricot nose. Starts with a apricot flavor but is nicely balanced, finish is clean.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (5984) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2006 Bottle (12oz). Cloudy yellow with a smallish fizzy white head. Incredibly fruity aroma, like a somewhat sweetened tropical fruit punch with plenty of herbal hops - I guess thats the coriander - unique. Love that taste - less of the tropical fruit, yeasty sweet malt, plus plenty of those unusual hops - well balanced, not as sweet as you first assume based on that first sip. Mouthfeel is creamy, sweet yet acidic, lightly carbonated, the taste lasts a while - I"m not sure Id have this very often, but its the most memorable American Wheat Ive had.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jezmez68 (380) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Im having one of these in a bottle right now. The first one I ever had was at the Chicago White Sox US Cellular Field (The Cell). They served it in a glass with a slice of orange. The orange went well with the coriander in the beer. This beer won silver or bronze at the 2006 World Beer Cup. Not exactly a constant beer to drink, but a nice diversion.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuyajo (229) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 9, 2006
Very citrusy smell, pours cloudy with a medum head. Taste was kind of blah, but had citrus and wheat notes. Very carbonate. Finish wasnt terribly pleasent. Not one of my favorite wheat beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10073) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Bottle. Poured cloudy orange color with an average creamy white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate orange citrus wheat aroma. Medium body with sticky texture. Medium orange sweet flavor with a sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable soft brew.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2006
From a 12 oz. twist cap long neck brown bottle with no freshness date. Made a decent appearance, poured a cloudy yellowish golden with a foamy white head that settled into a thin fizzy lacing, soda-like carbonation. Had a lemon and orange zesty nose with spices, pepper and sweet malts at the edges. A crisp, carbonated smooth medium bodied mouth feel, average drinkability. Taste like a strange combination of lemon and orange pop (soda), the sour lemoniness balanced by a sweet orange, Im guessing the orange flavor is from the coriander, very mild peppery, and buried sweet maltiness that only adds to overall sweetness of the taste. This was just too soda-like for my taste, fizzy and sweet, in my opinion, not a very good summer beer. If you let this sit for a little bit, it finishes like a flat soda.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DeppityBob (28) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JUN 2, 2006
I am tasting so many elements, like anise and citrus, but overall I have to say: it tastes like bug spray smells. I wont buy it again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagputter (1) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 1, 2006 does not count
I really like this beer. Great refeshing taste for hot, humid days. This is my beer of choice right now.


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