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RATINGS: 1241   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zombywoof (456) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUL 4, 2006
Actually, I like this better than most of the American wheats Ive had-it has a creamy mouthfeel and a spicy finish. Wheat flavor a little subdued but has a sweet orange and coriander taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Dragonfly1 (498) - Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2006
Fez Monkey, you did not get a bad bottle. This is how the beer tastes. I am a big fan of weiss beers, but this one was quite bad. Im not kidding, it tasted like Froot Loops cereal, it was that sweet and lemony.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fonix7 (50) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2006
I had a few of these off tap at my local Bws while mowing on some Mango Habanero wings... they went great together. It was served with a wedge of orange. I enjoyed the wheat and orange taste but picked up on the lemon. Not much finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Bottle. Tastes like drinking a Honey Weiss while chewing up coriander seeds. Very lemon and orange without any wit character to speak of. It is probably a lager at heart like the Honey Weiss. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Cloudy pale straw color with a snow-white head and lacing. The nose has lots of orange and coriander with a hint of licorice. The flavor is the same. Light in body. Smooth in texture. Not great but not bad either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Pale, light straw yella, hazed appearance, with a snowy white head that drifts down to a slight sheet, then a faint ring. Aroma, bright lemon and orange zest, with light spices on the side. Immediately feels just right for a witbier nose. Clean, zippy, fruity, creamy citrus with commanding coriander. Big lemon on the tongue, meringue pie, creamy and fruity, but without much substance below. Fills the mouth, but without much beyond lemon, then softly slips away. Way too much lemon in this, not even enough orange, and the spice has disappeared in the flavor. Apes the wit in aroma and looks, but chokes when it comes to the actual taste of it. too thin in body in the end, just a vapor of character. Finish diminishes behind a whisper of lemon. Drinkability misses, too, bases on the too- pointed presence of lemon, against anything else. I guess Id drink it if I had to, but they could have done better, could have tried harder.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
FezMonkey (268) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 27, 2006
hazy amber color with a medium head. I may have a bad bottle. it had a bitter taste and left a bitter aftertaste. Drain pour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lancenelson (26) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 27, 2006
Nice, sweet, fruity taste. Very similar to Blue Moon, but somewhat more robust. Good beer for a hot day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 24, 2006
In the bottle from MacDoogles in Pineville AR. Pours an orange-gold color with a chunky white head and huge carbonation bubbles. Aroma is awesome of passion fruit! The taste is citrus, much like a shandy. Lemon-lime. Has a medium sweetness. This is surprisingly a good beer. The body is thin like all Leines, but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9996) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2006
Bottle... Hazy, pear-colored ale with a small, creamy, white head. Fruity nose... tropical fruits mostly. Not your typical hefeweizen. Odd nose, even for an American wheat, but very nice. No banana or spice. The flavor is tangy, but even more sweet. Fruity, breadsy, perfumey. Light to medium-bodied with lively carbonation. Finishes crisp and lightly tart. Thanks go out to MilkmanDan for bringing the bottle down from Minnesota!

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