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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
78
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334 Ratings
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 18
Gots: 75 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: egrace84 on 11-09-2013

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

we need to call a spade a spade here, this really isnt half as bad as its ratings, the flavors are actually pretty good in it, the chocolate is really forward, and honestly not all that sweet compared to expectations. i could not really tell you its a wheat beer, very little real grain character to this one, but i will say that i like it better than plenty of craft chocolate beers, the only thing here is that it sort of feels cheap. the mouthfeel is really really light. dark(ish) beer for people who dont like dark beer, no body, lots of bubbles, minimal roasted malt balance against the chocolate, its simply chocolate in the flavor, which i dont hate, but its not that beery. there is a slight metallic property right before the swallow, and the thinness gets off putting, but it tastes pretty good honestly, and holds a creamy head pretty well. compared to its peers, its superior, we owe it to ourselves to admit that.

Photo of lzepplin01
2.72/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Grantab369
2.95/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RozzieBoy
3.05/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of drinking12many
3.15/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nateclarey
3.81/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of freewheeln
3.62/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hattrick95
3.37/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pintwacky
3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JLSIV
3.19/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Nice chocolate aroma and taste, surprising for this brand, as I am not a fan of the other offerings by this mark.

Mouthfeel has a little sharpness from the carbonation, which was a little fizzy for the style. Can't really give this a medium on the mouthfeel.

I really wanted to try this as the easiest representative of the style to find, I think that I would like to try others from this type (American Dark Wheat Ale)

Photo of Jerryodell
3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of S_Nowak
3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cocoa & vanilla in front, round on mouth-feel, finish is sweet and soft. Poured according to label "swirl final 1/2" and pour to release flavor". Leaves some sediment at the bottom.

Photo of ScaryEd
3.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of misternebbie
2.28/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

passable but not recommendable fare

Photo of jminch
3.08/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SicemWT
2.78/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of gbeamer7
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hellpop65
3.41/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DSaltz
3.32/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RyanK252
3.47/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours deep hazelnut brown with a frothy light brown head that settles and disappears.

S: Sweet vanilla and cocoa, maybe a hint of roasted malt. Nothing too complex, but inoffensive.

T: Follows the nose, sweet cocoa and vanilla up front, maybe some very faint coffee and dark fruit notes buried in there that come out a bit as it warms.

M: Medium body, lower carbonation, pretty smooth with a fairly clean finish. Quite drinkable.

O: Really not a bad brew, especially if you have a sweet tooth.

Photo of MustyDusty
3.15/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jdizzzell
3.03/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The only Shock Top that did not make me want to vomit. This was surprisingly good.

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.25/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

poos a nice dark brown. a very nice strong chocolate scent and flavor. I was quite surprised how good the chocolate taste was. Easy to drink.

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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
78 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.