Leinenkugel Summer Shandy Beer is a traditional weiss beer with refreshing natural lemonade flavor. Delicious and refreshing, this lager beer has a 4.2% alcohol by volume. Full of natural fruit and zesty lemon flavors, this wheat beer has a light, crisp taste that’s perfect for cooling off on a hot day. This summer beer is a great choice for family BBQs, picnics at the park or holiday get togethers. Leinenkugel Summer Shandy craft beer is brewed as a traditional weiss with lemonade flavor added for a wonderfully refreshing fruity taste. Pair this seasonal beer with BBQ chicken, fruit salads, watermelon and freshly caught, grilled fish.
The shandy was first introduced by Franz Kugler after a bicycle race in Munich in 1922. His tavern was overrun by thirsty cyclists, so he cut his German beer with lemonade and soda so they wouldn’t run out. Leinenkugel Summer Shandy carries on that tradition to this day.