Shock Top Belgian White - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by ghisty:
New Brunswick (Canada)
3.14/5 rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
pours very clear for a white, first impression wasnt impressive. small to no head, once poured it does have some carb and minor cloudiness, less of what i had expected.
grains. which was expected, and far less shocking than hoped for, citrus note ,
but not the sweet lemony smell i had hoped for, more of a dank sort of orangepeel.
slight note of corrainder i think it is.
not bad. not as much bite as expected, but then again given the crazy packaging,
often these things are overstated, it isnt bad tasting at all, just a bit less exciting than is illustrated by the name and the labels. good tasting though. nice and light. citrusy.
this is where i find it leaves alot to be desired, typically whites are sharp, and more carb but i find this sort of typical for an busch product, base, flat mouth, only a slight after taste of dry citrus improves this.
not as bad as the ratings would have you beleive, it isnt typical for either styles its mixing together, something similar to like beachchair, but once again slightly more boring, I can see necking back a half dozen in the sun on the beach or something, and it would pair nicely with light food like fish and chips, but over all i must admit to slight dissapointment, not as punchy as I had hoped for. although now that I understand what it brings to the table, I may find a place for it.
Serving type: bottle
05-20-2014 21:37:12 | More by ghisty
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