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Beer of the Week: Leinenkugel’s® Grapefruit Shandy

by Bill Sweeney

Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy Collage 1About a month ago I wrote about about Leinenkugel’s® Summer Shandy as my Beer of the Week right about here. It was amazing, I know. If you didn’t read it, well shame on you.

Luckily enough for me, the fine folks at Leinenkugel’s asked if wanted to dip into their new Grapefruit Shandy. After I let out a small chuckle and asked if they knew me, I mean really knew me…we agreed that it would be a good decision for us both if I sampled their wares. I loved the Summer, so I figured I would love the Grapefruit, too.

I was right. It be awesome.

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As I mentioned before, a traditional shandy is beer mixed with a little something extra, like lemonade, soda or ginger ale. Leinenkugel’s® Grapefruit Shandy is our take on this tradition. Each batch begins with their tasty, tasty traditional Weiss beer. The fine brewmaster then combine it with natural white grapefruit flavor that adds a note of fresh-cut citrus to brighten a great day by the lake.

The result…pure summer refreshment heaven. No really, this beer is like summer in a bottle. Cool, refreshing, crisp, and easy to drink. It’s pretty darn amazing. I have to say, I think I may even like it more than the Summer, simply because I love grapefruit and the bite and uniqueness of the Grapefruit Shandy is superior! It’s truly a beer you could drink all day…grilling, at the pool, at the beach, wherever it’s hot and good times are called for.

Here’s some more deets on the brew from the masters before you run out and go pick some up.

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Dude…if you can’t decide, don’t even…they have a Shandy Sampler. You can have your lemon and your grapefruit, too. Hello, magic! This is pure, enjoy life, hammock and nap time, baby. I’m all about it!

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To find out more about Leinenkugel’s Grapefruit Shandy, Summer Shandy, and their entire line-up of beerdom, check out:

Hurry up…the shandies won’t be around after August!!!

*Guy and the Blog was provided samples for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own.

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Beer of the Week: Leinenkugel’s® Grapefruit Shandy was last modified: July 3rd, 2015 by Bill Sweeney

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