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Shock Top Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
56
awful

302 Ratings
THE BROS
48
awful

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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 2.26
pDev: 38.5%
Wants: 5
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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Ratings: 302 | Reviews: 69 | Display Reviews Only:
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2.8/5  rDev +23.9%

Jbee, Yesterday at 02:39 AM
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2/5  rDev -11.5%

J-Dub_Maine, Sunday at 08:33 AM
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3.5/5  rDev +54.9%

dmorgan310, Saturday at 08:20 PM
Photo of JLPritchard
1.5/5  rDev -33.6%

Tastes okay until the after taste hits your tongue. Tastes like your chasing a beer with a shot of honey. Will never buy this again.

JLPritchard, Thursday at 10:49 PM
Photo of ryanmcd
3.75/5  rDev +65.9%

ryanmcd, Sep 16, 2014
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1/5  rDev -55.8%

Fluffypanda, Sep 14, 2014
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1.28/5  rDev -43.4%

Mikethegoat23, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of patrick68L
2.16/5  rDev -4.4%

patrick68L, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of gilstrac
2/5  rDev -11.5%

I don't really like the maple aftertaste. It reminds me of a maple hard cider I tried once.

gilstrac, Sep 07, 2014
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1.4/5  rDev -38.1%

Agriverbear, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of wheatlover
1/5  rDev -55.8%

This beer is the most awful tasting beer that I have ever tried. The overall taste was repulsive and the after taste was very unpleasant!! Those with me that tried it were unanimous...and no one would drink beyond two sips.

wheatlover, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +121.2%

bonsaijim, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev +32.7%

Anacross, Sep 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -0.4%

nyrblue2, Sep 06, 2014
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1.86/5  rDev -17.7%

GenericWarrior, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of archyquaffer
2/5  rDev -11.5%

Poured from a screwtop into a shaker. A semi-aggressive pour produces about an inch of head. The beer is a hazy orange-amber with high carbonation.

A very obvious unfermented honey aroma-flavor, but too sweet, and artificial tasting. If this had more of a mead-like quality it would be more convincing. Also a good dose of vanilla in there. I don't taste anything resembling bourbon, unless the vanilla extract is supposed to represent a bourbon flavor....In short, the cloying sweetness and fakeness strongly affect the drinkability.

The mouthfeel is creamy and lingering, which makes it even harder to drink.

Thumbs down! I liked Shock Top Choco Wheat last winter- their only halfway worthy offering, in my opinion. This particular brew is almost as bad as Leinie's Sunset Wheat.

archyquaffer, Sep 04, 2014
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1.56/5  rDev -31%

CGA2, Sep 02, 2014
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2/5  rDev -11.5%

dradair, Sep 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +10.6%

tylerthetiger, Sep 01, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -33.6%

irthesteve, Sep 01, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev +9.7%

mhkins, Aug 31, 2014
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1.8/5  rDev -20.4%

just_in, Aug 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev +32.7%

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

Steve_Kearney, Aug 29, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -0.4%

koakley, Aug 28, 2014
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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???

Randygroves, Aug 27, 2014
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Shock Top Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
56 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.