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RATINGS: 1250   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2006
Pale golden colour with a white head. The nose is very nice and perfumey with hints of citrus, spice and peach. The body was a little thin, some wheaty hints with a little bit of basil and mint in the finish. A nice refresher from this brewery I think.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - JUL 24, 2006
The pour is a hazy yellow with a white head. Nice aroma consisting of orange and lemon with a flavor that is citrusy with a touch of licorice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3640) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 22, 2006
Pour is a hazy yellow. Aroma is super amped up coriander. If you close your eyes you could mistake this for orange juice. Flavor is a bit bland. Some lemon zest and a bit of wheat. Was the powerful smell there to hide the lackluster flavor? Nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vikingguy (968) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2015 Very similar to Blue Moon, only more corriander/orange flavor. This beer has a wonderful cloudy/orangeish color. Truly does give you feelings of a summer sunset. Another high quality beer from the folks at Leinie’s!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SGTHibbert (100) - Perry, Iowa, USA - JUL 18, 2006
Strong coriander punch in the mouth, overall a good wheat. Coriander is almost to strong however it fades to leave noters of pepper and licorice, very interestiing flavor. Alot of stuff going on in this beer, Kudos to Leinenkugelís.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2007 An excellent ripe melon treat for a 90+ humid day matched only by the company of a new friend and a convertable ride. Light texture makes a refreshing drink with citrus overtones but nothing of wheat?? Smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
starflyer58 (26) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 15, 2006
Aroma: citrus, lemon, moderate yeast, butter Appearance: average initial head-white, hazy, yellow/light golden Flavor: lightly sweet, short duration Palate: light body, watery, soft carbonation Overall: The smell is really great... but the taste is very light... itís refreshing... there are a lot of flavors going on... but something seems off....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Draught at Old Chicago in Coralville, IA. Attractive cloudy yellow color with bubbly white head that laced the glass. Fruity, buttery aroma with a touch of coriander. Actually smelled like a combination of blueberries, raspberries, and oranges. Flavor was also fruity and wheaty. Slightly sweet. I thought this was going to be a blueberry wheat. Bzzzzz, wrong. Decent beer, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
frankenkitty (1984) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Pours a cloudy, golden/wheat color with a foamy, milky white head. Aroma of orange madelines, which turns a little nutty and burnt as it opens up. Creamy mouth carries flavors that seem "off". Lemon, orange peel, berries, wheat, clove and florals that in theory should work together nicely, but itís really a bit of a mess. Finish lingers sour, fruity, soapy and confusing. Complex... in a bad way.

Awesome... I just scrolled down and noticed "Fruity Pebbles" which is another great aroma deScriptor.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 13, 2006
Hazy wheat pour with a small, creamy head. Loads of lavendar, coriander, sweet orange and Fruity Pebbles in the nose. This thing must be packed with spice additions. Unfortunately the wheat malt in the body isnít substantial enough to balance the intense spices. Out of whack and over the top with loads of flavors that come off artificial in the end. Keep the sunset on the horizon and out of the bottle Leine.

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