Taste the Refreshment of Leinenkugel’s Grapefruit Shandy!

Welcome to the world of Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy, a unique and refreshing that combines traditional weiss beer with natural white grapefruit flavor. This classic shandy style has been a popular drink in Europe for centuries, and now Leinenkugel's has brought it to the United States.

So what is a shandy? A shandy is a combination of beer and lemonade or other citrus juices, such as grapefruit . The traditional German shandy was made with equal parts beer and lemonade, but over time brewers have experimented with different ratios of beer and juice to create unique flavors.

Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy is made with the same traditional weiss beer that they use in their other beers, but they add natural white grapefruit flavor for an extra layer of refreshment. The result is a light and crisp that has fruity notes of sweetness without beng too sweet or heavy.

As you can imagine, Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy pairs well with summer activities like fishing, boating, and grilling out. It also makes an excellent companion on warm summer nights when you just want to kick back and relax.

Sadly, Leinenkugel's Orange Shandy is going into hibernation this season, so if you were a fan of that flavor then we hope you'll give their Grapefruit Shandy a try. We think you won't be disappointed! Cheers!

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Grapefruit Shandy: Who Manufactures It?

Leinenkugel's® is the maker of the popular Grapefruit Shandy beer. Each batch of the beer is made with their traditional weiss beer, which is then combined with natural white grapefruit flavor to give it a unique citrus taste. This refreshing and flavorful beer is a favorite among enthusiasts. Leinenkugel's® has been delicious beers since 1867 and continues to be one of the leading brewers in the United States.

Calorie Count of Leinenkugel Grapefruit Shandy

A 12 oz can of Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Grapefruit Beer contains 175 calories, all of which are from carbohydrates. This light and refreshing beer has a sweet, citrusy aroma and a smooth finish. Enjoying one of these beer cans is an easy way to relax during the summertime!

Calorie Count of a Grapefruit Shandy Beer

A grapefruit shandy beer typically has about 120 calories per 12 oz. serving. This is slightly less than the average beer, which contains 150 calories per 12 oz. serving. The lower calorie count in a grapefruit shandy can be attributed to the addition of citrus juice to the traditional shandy which is usually made from lemonade and beer. Grapefruit juice is naturally lower in sugar and calories than lemonade, resulting in a lighter drink option with fewer calories.


In conclusion, Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy is a unique and refreshing take on the traditional shandy style of beer. It begins with their traditional Weiss beer and is then combined with natural white grapefruit flavor for an added note of fresh-cut citrus. With only 175 calories per can, this summer seasonal beer offers a great balance of flavor and refreshment. Though Orange Shandy is going into hibernation, Leinenkugel's Grapefruit Shandy is sure to be an excellent substitute for those looking for the same summertime refreshment.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.