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Old 03-24-2007, 12:55 PM   #1
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Default Leinenkugel's is really pushing the envelope...

Summer Shandy? Beer and lemonade? WTF?
Gotta hand it to the marketers ( I guess ), But I doubt this one will fly for very long. I predict 100% failure. Shoulda quit while they were ahead with the Sunset Wheat. *shivers, yecchhh*

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Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. is rolling out a new seasonal brand that is a blend of beer, lemonade flavor and honey.
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Old 03-24-2007, 01:48 PM   #2
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Leinenkugels give me the worst hangover! I mean 3 12 oz and I will have a hangover! wierd....

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Old 03-24-2007, 02:36 PM   #3
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Problem is, they weren't ahead with Sunset Wheat. That sh!t is digusting. Fiddup says it tastes like Fuity Pebbles, and he's dead-nuts right! I don't even want to think about this other sh!t.

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I think the Sunset Wheat is horrible, too- but it's still on tap on the bar we went to last night and a couple people in our group wanted to order a pitcher of it. I put the kibosh on that but there are people who are drinking it!

Beer and lemonade? That is one of the most disgusting things I've ever heard. I predict a big seller.

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Beer and lemonade? That is one of the most disgusting things I've ever heard. I predict a big seller.


LOL your right! it will go over like gangbusters! At least for awhile. People like that wierd sh!t that's why Mike Hard and Zima and all that is, ar at least wa, so popular.
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This has prompted me to write to Leinies. A while back I got a survey from them askign what beer they should unveil next, and I filled the whole thing out. In the suggestions box I told them to make a pale ale. In the future letter, I'm going to suggest they make something that actually uses hops in it.

This fake crap is lame. They used to be a respectable brewery.

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Well, one of their biggest sellers is "Berry Weiss". Have you ever had it???? It's like raspberry kool-aid with beer added. I can drink one, ice cold, after working hard outside in the summer, but that's it. It isn't a weiss beer with a hint of berries at all, which is what I expected.

Berry Weiss, Sunset Wheat, and now lemonade. They are going to be a joke among breweries, albeit a profitable one.

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wow, dont knock it until you've tried it. Radlers are very popular in Germany, and very delicious i might add. These are cool refreshing drinks for the summer time, not uber-thick and malty stouts. SWMBO loves when I make Radler

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It has been 12 years now since i have been in austira but i could swear that while in salzburg i had a beer and lemonade....................i remember it being not bad.

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Don't the Brits call it a shandy or something like that?

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