I had no idea that Leinenkugel’s Brewery was so close in nearby Chippewa Falls. Neil and I have enjoyed drinking Leinenkugel’s in Amarillo. For only $5 you can sample 5 different beers and they give you a shot glass. The lobby was fun because they had many different displays highlighting their different beers. You could buy a Leinenkugel canoe paddle for $50. I am sure the paddles are decorations for many dorm rooms around here. The brewery tour was interesting to learn the history of the company and how and when they developed different beers. I was quite impressed that the buildings they started using in 1867 are still in operation today. It was interesting to learn about their German heritage and how they modified production to other things during prohibition.
I do not always like sweet beers, but I really liked the shandy flavors, especially berry. I also enjoyed their Octoberfest and Honey Weiss beers. I would highly recommend visiting Leinenkugel’s Brewery.