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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Chocolate WheatShock Top Chocolate Wheat

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51 Reviews
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Reviews: 51
Hads: 382
Avg: 3.44
pDev: 48.55%
Wants: 24
Gots: 111 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: egrace84 on 11-09-2013

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2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

Had a sample of this and no way would I want to drink a full bottle. Fake chocolate taste, sickly sweet, and cloying. Not an appealing beer.

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Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark brown with a thin beige head. Mild lacing on the glass.

Smell: Wheat, hops, and chocolate.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of strong sweeter chocolate with wheat and hops.

Overall: Surprisingly good, was not expecting this to be any good. I really enjoyed this beer.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

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3.08/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.59/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This has to be one of the darkest colored beers that AB has ever produced it's a Chocolate Wheat aged on cocoa and vanilla beans with spices. Large tan head fine bubbles fades slowly, pretty impressive look to it. Aroma has subtle cocoa creamy vanilla notes nothing in the way of noticeable spice additions on the nose. Flavor has a milk chocolate creamy character hints of dark roasts bring a bit of balance, the vanilla seems to be there throughout each sip and doesn't really fade away. Super sweet for me a bit more dark roasts might round it out, it feels like a hybrid wheat/milk stout with all of the lactose induced sweetness. Mouthfeel is creamy smooth textured medium bodied ample even carbonation, overall I can't really complain and I haven't attempted mixing this with the standard Shock Top as the label of the six pack holder depicts making black and tans with the two.

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3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter.
Pours clear but very dark brown, with a beige head that a bit fizzy, leaves little lacing and has modest retention.

Has a surprisingly strong aroma, with dark roasted grains, chocolate syrup, toffee and vanilla plus a hint of butterscotch. More intersting than appealing.

The taste is medium strong, with a bit too much chocolate and vanilla and virtually no sign of the "Belgian style" promised. Mildly sweet yet still seems too sweet.

Feel: near medium body; medium-light carbonation.

O: more intense than expected from AnBev but has issues of balance.

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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.

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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
79 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.