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Shock Top Belgian White - Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White

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BA SCORE
69
poor

2,716 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 2,716
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 2.96
pDev: 23.31%
Wants: 11
Gots: 186 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We’ve shaken up traditional tastes by brewing a spiced Belgian-style wheat ale with real orange, lemon and lime peels,and then added a little coriander spice to the mix. This uniquely-crafted and award-winning ale is unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy with a light golden color and a smooth, refreshing finish.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 12-04-2007)
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured with a one finger head that seemed to never leave. Orangish yellow in color it had a nice citrus aroma but had a faint malt scent in the background. Very carbonated in your mouth it had a very light feel with a tangerine flavor. There's a hint of malt and citrus and a relatively light easy drinking flavor. Much better than I expected.

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2012 01:39:38 | More by KYGunner
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A: OK, but somewhat lackluster. Beer pours a cloudy yellow, which is normal for beers of this style. The head was also nice and fluffy, but it quickly dissipated and left no lacing whatsoever (I mean NO lacing). Usually Belgian ales - especially low-density ones - leave a ton of lacing due to protein-synthesizing yeast. Not so with this beer.

S: OK, but somewhat muted. Can detect coriander, spice, white pepper, lemon and orange. However, to my surprise, the smell only lasted for a couple minutes after opening the can! Not as strong as I would've liked, but oh well.

T: Bordering on good-to-OK. Has a nice citrus flavor, and I can detect lots of spices. However, the beer lacks that bready characteristic that's typical of Belgian ales (i.e., the one produced from Belgian yeast). It feels somewhat less robust than it should be. Otherwise, this would be a good brew.

M: Somewhat lackluster given the lack of a bready character. Otherwise OK.

O: An OK representation of the style. Would much rather have an Allagash White, though.

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
69 out of 100 based on 2,716 ratings.