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Shock Top Belgian White - Anheuser-Busch

Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White

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BA SCORE
69
poor

2,420 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2420
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 22.9%


Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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Kitt

Delaware

3.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a thick three-finger head that dissipates rather rapidly to a pleasant thin white film. Color a cloudy off orange-yellow.

Firm spice aroma with a somewhat malty-like citrus background, not sure exactly what I am picking up there.

Prevalent wheat flavor with mild citrus and strong spices. Citrus of lemon and secondarily orange flavors.

Thin watery feel, yet crisp.

Some odd lingering spice flavor has me pausing before downing another mouthfull. That can't be altogether good.

This beer is what it is. A slightly above average immitation wheat belgian not really worth another look considering the micro-brew wheats now available.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2010 01:24:56 | More by Kitt
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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
69 out of 100 based on 2,420 ratings.