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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Belgian-Style wheat beer brewed with spices and with natural lemonade flavor added.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Headbanger (3473) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2012
12oz bottle 11/29/12 Pours a cloudy yellowish orange with a white head. Aroma of citrus, lemonade, and slight wheat. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew is another style I donít care for.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
reggiedunlop (3384) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Pours a hazy pale yellow with a thin white head. Aroma has sweet lemon. Flavor is like a skunky busch with a touch of lemon. Light mouthfeel and a mild lemony abrupt finito.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
robinvboyer (3364) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
Cheap artificial lemon flavor, buttery wheat, and some weird flavor thta reminds me of cheap lemon flavored malt liquor. This is rough.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3290) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Draft at Amber Rose. Shandy...lemon...really? The lemon and citrus notes were really muted to me. Not bad at all, just a little different than I expected.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Frank (3207) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2014
This smells and tastes like Shock Top mixed w/ Crystal Light, which I suppose is what it is. I would put this in the same vein as many other alcoholic flavored soda pops but it is not even as good as soda pop really. Itís cloudy yellow and mostly headless. Nose is lemon w/ a hint of fruity Belgian yeast and some coriander. It tastes quite lemony but itís not quite tart enough to hold up w/ it, which is a bit strange. The carbonation is extra prickly and the finish is quick w/ a lingering note of lemon candy. This is really not all that great even for a shandy.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
queenholly (3067) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle. Light wheat and lemon aroma. Hazy straw color, moderate white head with not retention. Weird lemon and wheat flavor. Iíd almost describe it as flat if it werenít for the heavy carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2012
From a can poured a light straw color with a fair amount of head. Light lemony malty flavor with a quick finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BuckeyeBoy (2983) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12oz bottle pours out a hazy straw topped with a small white head. Nose is citrus lemon juice and some sweetness. Taste is more of the nasty lemon juice tast and some sweetness.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
GregClow (2938) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
Can from the LCBO. For my review of this beverage, I would first like to dissect its ingredients list. First, I have to ask: Why does there need to be an ingredients list? Is this were a proper all-natural shandy, the ingredients would be simple: beer and lemonade. But instead, there are 8 ingredients listed, several of which I canít pronounce and/or donít know what they are. The first two are "Beer" and "Ale" - wait, arenít they the same thing? Whatís going on here that they need to be listed seperately? Next up is "Sugar" - I know what that is, but have to wonder how much if it was used in order for it to be listed so high up on the list. "Citric Acid" - I guess that will maybe balance the sugar? "Natural Lemonade Flavour" - is this even a thing? Why not just lemon juice? "Acacia Gum" - last I checked this was a thickening agent. So why is it in a liquid? "Modified Coconut Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides)" - shitís starting to get a bit weird now. "Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate" - right, that doesnít sound like something I want to be putting into my body. Oh, I need to drink it now? Well, it doesnít actually look that bad - nice hazy light gold body, small and tight white head. But the aroma - my god, itís like someone doused rubber tires with lemon dishwashing liquid and nail polish remover and then lit them on fire. Just horrendous. The flavour is mercifully a bit better, but the "natural" lemon flavour still has a strong artificial/chemical character to it. Barely a quarter of the way into the glass and it starts to remind me of Neo Citran. And then itís down the drain with the rest of this truly awful "beer"...

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
jandd1983 (2922) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Tasted at the 2012 Westport Brewfest. It poured a pale yellow color with a small white head. The aroma was of malts, hops, wheat and lemon. The taste was similar.


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