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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2016, 04:39:28 PM »
The real question here is why in the world did Jim even try it?

I'm not even sure I would offer it to guests.
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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2016, 03:13:32 AM »
The real question here is why in the world did Jim even try it?

I'm not even sure I would offer it to guests.
I had the same question. Had to double check what forum I was on.
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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2016, 02:23:02 PM »
Recommended food pairing: potted meat and a nice rhubarb salad. Or anything that tastes better coming back up

I had to look this one up. Thanks for the gag reflex Jim!

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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2016, 02:35:23 PM »
Recommended food pairing: potted meat and a nice rhubarb salad. Or anything that tastes better coming back up

I had to look this one up. Thanks for the gag reflex Jim!



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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2016, 09:51:59 PM »
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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #20 on: November 30, 2017, 10:09:36 PM »
I'm sorry I saw this too late.  Blew $10 on something that I'll have to add to the compost heap.  But now I'm scared.  I'm brewing a goes, and bought the vintners harvest grapefruit puree.  I haven't added it yet.  Has anyone tried it?  Is it as foul as that grapefruit shandy?  I know you advanced guys will tell me to stomp my own organic grapefruits, but I'm really just trying to save myself from paying $10 a six pack.  Not trying to impress the brew gods. Advice?

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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #21 on: December 02, 2017, 04:31:37 PM »
I'm sorry I saw this too late.  Blew $10 on something that I'll have to add to the compost heap.  But now I'm scared.  I'm brewing a goes, and bought the vintners harvest grapefruit puree.  I haven't added it yet.  Has anyone tried it?  Is it as foul as that grapefruit shandy?  I know you advanced guys will tell me to stomp my own organic grapefruits, but I'm really just trying to save myself from paying $10 a six pack.  Not trying to impress the brew gods. Advice?
I have stayed away from this particular Leiny product, but knowing what their other "fruit" beers taste like, there's no way in hell they use a quality product like VH puree. They definitely use flavor extracts, thus the "Fruity Pebbles" character of their flagship.

For a grapefruit gose, I would consider the VH puree one of the top choices for adding grapefruit flavor.
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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #22 on: December 05, 2017, 05:38:56 PM »
I'm sorry I saw this too late.  Blew $10 on something that I'll have to add to the compost heap.  But now I'm scared.  I'm brewing a goes, and bought the vintners harvest grapefruit puree.  I haven't added it yet.  Has anyone tried it?  Is it as foul as that grapefruit shandy?  I know you advanced guys will tell me to stomp my own organic grapefruits, but I'm really just trying to save myself from paying $10 a six pack.  Not trying to impress the brew gods. Advice?
I have stayed away from this particular Leiny product, but knowing what their other "fruit" beers taste like, there's no way in hell they use a quality product like VH puree. They definitely use flavor extracts, thus the "Fruity Pebbles" character of their flagship.

For a grapefruit gose, I would consider the VH puree one of the top choices for adding grapefruit flavor.

Which Leinie product are you talking about? I get a fruity pebbles flavor from their Sunset Wheat, but more of a countrytime lemonade from the lemon shandy. I'd consider the lemon shandy more of their flagship. Their vanilla porter is sickeningly sweet as well.

$10 a six pack is pretty steep as well, it's usually around $6.99 (maybe $7.99 now) in Illinois. Maybe it's a tax thing, but I couldn't imagine spending $10 on a sixer when you could get so many mediocre beers for less.

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Re: Leinikug Grapefruit Schandy
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2017, 02:55:31 AM »
The real question here is why in the world did Jim even try it?


I'm not even sure I would offer it to guests.

Yeah, Jim, I would not put that in my mouth.

Funny thing is, Leinie's make some really good beers.  Then there's the whole shandy thing. 
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