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Shock Top Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
56
awful

284 Ratings
THE BROS
48
awful

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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 2.26
pDev: 37.61%
Wants: 4
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Belgian-Style unfiltered wheat ale is brewed with honey, caramel malt, and aged on bourbon cask staves for the perfect balance of flavor and refreshment all year round.

(Beer added by: illeagle05 on 03-05-2014)
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dradair

Missouri

2/5  rDev -11.5%

09-02-2014 01:10:09 | More by dradair
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tylerthetiger

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-01-2014 18:32:17 | More by tylerthetiger
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irthesteve

California

1.5/5  rDev -33.6%

09-01-2014 06:39:35 | More by irthesteve
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mhkins


2.48/5  rDev +9.7%

08-31-2014 22:08:28 | More by mhkins
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just_in

Wisconsin

1.8/5  rDev -20.4%

08-30-2014 22:29:33 | More by just_in
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Steve_Kearney

Virginia

3/5  rDev +32.7%

Not too bad for a production beer - I Like the 'real' craft brews and one cannot compare...

08-29-2014 16:19:01 | More by Steve_Kearney
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koakley

California

2.25/5  rDev -0.4%

08-28-2014 16:16:33 | More by koakley
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Randygroves

Florida

1/5  rDev -55.8%

The only thing good about this beer is it was cold. Drank 1 and gave the other 5 back to the store without a refund. Tasted like what a beer might taste in a severely used with ground in sweat army boot. My god what were they thinking???

08-27-2014 03:33:07 | More by Randygroves
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matjack85

Illinois

2.1/5  rDev -7.1%

I found this single 12oz brown bottle in the discount bin at the Foremost Liquor store in Glendale Heights, IL for 75¢. Despite being a Bud product, there was no born on date or best before date anywhere on the bottle.

The beer poured a cloudy pale gold color and it made a 2-finger soap suds looking white head, but the head dissipated before I could even finish typing 2-finger head, and it left no lacing whatsoever.

It smells like honey, caramel, and wheat.

I can taste the honey, I can taste the caramel, and I can taste the wheat ... BUT where's the bourbon? The only other flavor I get in here is an awful medicinal taste. If there's any hops in here at all I sure can't find them, so there is nothing to balance out all the sweetness from the honey and the caramel. It's just too damn sweet - liked sweetened alcohol instead of sweetened bourbon. Yuk!

It's between light and medium bodied with higher than average carbonation.

I enjoyed the original Shock Top Belgian Wheat, but so far I haven't found any of the other flavored ones to be any good, and this one comes in ranked at the bottom of them all.

08-26-2014 10:31:47 | More by matjack85
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BierJager89

California

3.75/5  rDev +65.9%

A: Pours a dark, opaque honey color with an off-white head.

S: Rich clover honey, wheat, bready malt in the nose.

T: Honey is very apparent, but it's not intensely sweet. Starts off with a light, citric honey flavor, followed by some more citrus, but this time it's more of a hoppy citrus, and some pine and wheat, finishing with a stronger, fuller honey flavor, more like clover honey than orange blossom.

M: Light bodied and smooth.

O: Not as sweet as I had expected, which is probably a good thing, but this is way underrated and the reason is clearly because it is made by the people who make Bud. Don't get me wrong, Budweiser is terrible, but Shock Top's beers aren't at all the same thing.

08-25-2014 03:16:12 | More by BierJager89
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jmrybak


2/5  rDev -11.5%

08-22-2014 19:20:12 | More by jmrybak
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ArjunChavern

New York

1.8/5  rDev -20.4%

08-21-2014 20:54:30 | More by ArjunChavern
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McAfee85

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +65.9%

08-21-2014 01:38:42 | More by McAfee85
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

1.25/5  rDev -44.7%

08-19-2014 22:03:16 | More by Mebuzzard
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Pipelovejoy

Florida

1/5  rDev -55.8%

08-17-2014 21:10:56 | More by Pipelovejoy
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sd123

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -33.6%

08-16-2014 03:34:46 | More by sd123
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

1.75/5  rDev -22.6%

Poured into an IPA glass.

This burnt orange beer keeps no head and offers minimal lacing. The aroma is of fermented barley, imitation vanilla extract, and hints of honey. It tastes like imitation vanilla over wood, with somewhat of a cereal grain backbone. Mouthfeel is dry, like scratchy-throat dry. Overall, the brewer tried a little too hard to impress.

08-15-2014 23:19:32 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -33.6%

08-15-2014 21:06:49 | More by Mark-Leggett
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-14-2014 23:08:25 | More by Beer4Mike
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thejoshgray

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -11.5%

08-13-2014 23:27:58 | More by thejoshgray
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snotster


1.57/5  rDev -30.5%

08-13-2014 18:07:35 | More by snotster
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +43.8%

08-13-2014 03:23:27 | More by Beerlover
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Skiefer

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -0.4%

08-12-2014 15:29:42 | More by Skiefer
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

2/5  rDev -11.5%

08-12-2014 02:30:14 | More by ToddGingerich
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Jballew816


4.4/5  rDev +94.7%

08-11-2014 19:55:05 | More by Jballew816
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Shock Top Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
56 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.