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RATINGS: 1232   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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
beerfinder1 (48) - PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2007
One of the worst wheat beers that I ever tried. Very sweet taste with no character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drp6 (12) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Pretty good summer beer in the vain of fruity wheat beers a la Blue Moon. This has a richer flavor and worth your time if your other choices are exclusively Miller, Coors, Bud.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DialSquare (3028) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2015
12oz bottle from Kroger, Grandview. Yellow gold pour. Aroma of lemon, lime, wheat, light sour. Tastes are sweet wheat, lemon, berry. Light palate. Can see why the uninitiated would like this - goes down easy enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VAYankee (334) - Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Hazy orange amber with a small white head. Sweet orange and lemon aroma on top of a bit of wheat. Flavor is sweet and softly citrusy, with a light graininess. Palate has a medium to light body and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto (2368) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Cloudy medium orange amber, persistent 1" egg-white head, wavy bands of lace. Bright aroma of fresh orange. Taste is malt and orange citrus that moves easily through the palate, becoming tart on the swallow, then taking on an unusual (but not bad) sweet malty orange to finish. Actually, a reasonable, thirst quenching, but also bloating brew. Jury’s still out...enjoy the orange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
loubar (112) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 17, 2014
12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Light nose with some pleasant sweetness, ginger and orange peel overtones. Unbalanced taste seems artificial and candy like with no discernible malt or hops background. Thin body. Weak overall, with a slight sourness. Otherwise pretty much like a soda pop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydslip (210) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Cloudy gold beer with a thin white foamy head. Nose of lemon, sour yeast, and aromatic spice. Flavor is bracing with a sharp citrus flavor initially that gives way to a slight bitterness with undertones of coriander and orange peel. Perky effervescence and light mouth feel make for a pleasant summer brew, but after a while the flavor starts to seem synthetic. Good for the first few sips; becomes taxing on the palate eventually.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
slowrunner77 (6160) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"wow...i had this a while back in a bottle and don’t remember it being so...well...wretched. had on tap at Buffalo Wild Wings, thinking i’d ordered a sunshine wheat. oh well. looks like a murky apple cider with thin head. pretty unappealing. also, so overdone with the fruit/citrus aspect, it didn’t smell like a beer either...to the point i had to double check with the waitress as to what it was. overcarbonated to the point that i was gassy half way through a 23 oz glass. so...over-carbonated sweet muddled flavor. looks bad, no real redeeming qualities. this is a garbage beer in every aspect. i can’t imagine the people who rated this anywhere near a 4 had the same quality of sample i just drank (without finishing)"

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MarineOBeer (17) - - OCT 12, 2014
Orange taste is over powering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bork (355) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Artificial tasting lemonade with some coriander spice. Essentially not a beer, yet surprisingly refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1855) - - SEP 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 8-12-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange copper color with a billowy one finger white head. The head fades rather rapidly leaving some light streaks of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is on the sweeter side with a variety of fruit smells. Orange and lemon are the strongest, but other light fruit aromas of peach and some berry seem to be there as well. Along with the sweet is some spice of coriander and a decent showing of wheat, overall leading to a fruity wit aroma. Taste –The taste begins with a more grainy wheat taste accentuated by a larger amount of mixed fruit. As the taste advances some flavors of yeast come to the tongue along with some spice which all in all combined in the end to leave a sweet and fruity wheat taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. Both are quite fitting for the style and make it a nice summer style beer. Overall – An alright brew overall. Nothing super out of the ordinary, but nothing wrong with it either.

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