7 DAYS A WEEK nb-custumer-service-icon

Summer Squeeze Lemon Shandy Extract Beer Recipe Kit

& Free Shipping over $40 Details
+ -

Product details

Shining with a slightly hazy, golden radiance and topped with fluffy clouds of brilliant white foam, Summer Squeeze Lemon Shandy delivers a refreshing slice of summertime in every sip! Like a trip to the corner lemonade stand – with a deliciously grown-up detour – this shandy combines an all-American style wheat beer with a heaping dose of real crystallized lemon. The result is an incredibly refreshing session-strength ale featuring the tang of freshly-squeezed lemonade without the sugary sweetness. Perfect for any outdoor activity, from swimming holes to sandlot pickup games, Summer Squeeze Lemon Shandy is a great go-to, whether you’re looking for a fun, easy-going seasonal fling, or summery brew so refreshing, you’re happy to sip it all year long.

Brewing Notes:
  • Style: American Wheat Beer/Fruit Beer
  • Fermentation Range: 59 - 74F
  • OG: 1.045
  • SRM: 4.5
  • IBUs: 14
  • ABV: 4.4%
  • 1-Gallon Extract Kit also available
Tasting Notes:
  • Aroma: Noticeable wheat-like maltiness with moderate fruity esters and pronounced lemon aroma.
  • Appearance: Deep golden straw color with a slight haze. Firm, lasting brilliant white foam cap. 
  • Flavor:  Smooth malt character of freshly baked bread with faint notes of water crackers. Low bitterness is just noticeable with prominent, refreshingly tart freshly squeezed lemonade flavors lingering after swallowing.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium-low body with moderate creaminess and a slight tartness on the back of the tongue.
  • Overall Impression: An easy sipping sessionable ale with well-balanced malt and hop character and a refreshing, lingering lemonade flavor on the finish. 

Brewmaster Brad's Thoughts:
"Not much is more refreshing than an ice-cold glass of fresh lemonade, or for that matter, a cold, lower ABV American Wheat Beer. Brewers have known this to be a great combination for a long time, and it is high time for a recipe kit featuring this classic combination. The base beer is a simple American Wheat with moderately low bitterness and then it is dosed with real, all natural, preservative-free crystallized lemon. Not to be confused with lemonade mixes or soft drink mixes, the crystallized lemon in this recipe is just that – lemon. Since the crystallized lemon contains no sugar, the beer gets a delicious dose of lemonade flavor without adding additional fermentables that could lead to a renewed fermentation or possible over-carbonation in the bottle. Give this one a whirl, it is truly a refreshing treat even for the biggest of hop heads."

Additional information

SKU B11500
Beer Color Light
Original Gravity


Total Time to Make 6 weeks
Regional Style USA
Alcohol Content Low
Yield 5 Gallons
Beer Style American Wheat Beer, Fruit Beer
Fermentation Type Ale
Beer Recipe Kit Instructions Click here for recipe kit instructions

Customer Reviews

Based on 35 reviews
Great beer anytime of the season

Great beer, highly drinkable. One of the better recipes I've tried.

Great beer right outta the bottle or glass for anytime !!

Great full flavored beer with a lemon twist ... way better than the washed out stuff you buy at the store....

Delightfully refreshing!

Just completed and kegged this Beer...Hot summer days and already I need to make more. Easy to make. I, personally, would add a little more "Lemon" to this recipe


The brew was a very easy one. The taste of the beer is good, I had a slight issue with the fermentation, next beer I order I will do a yeast starter.

Very satisfied

Great Taste easy to brew

You recently viewed

Clear recently viewed
Summer Squeeze Lemon Shandy Extract Beer Recipe Kit

Summer Squeeze Lemon Shandy Extract Beer Recipe Kit

Northern Brewer
Wait just a second while chat loads...