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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

2,855 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 2,855
Reviews: 699
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 23.39%
Wants: 14
Gots: 240 | FT: 0
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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codynevels

California

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-16-2011 20:59:51 | More by codynevels
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thearsenal

Ohio

4/5  rDev +35.6%

11-16-2011 19:58:34 | More by thearsenal
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +35.6%

11-16-2011 12:47:13 | More by FreshmanPour77
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mdvatab

Indiana

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-16-2011 09:07:21 | More by mdvatab
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32.2%

11-16-2011 03:42:04 | More by rjvanston
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discreplayboss

Illinois

4/5  rDev +35.6%

11-16-2011 03:11:18 | More by discreplayboss
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-16-2011 02:05:30 | More by doucmehu
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manutd103

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 23:42:31 | More by manutd103
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bmur112

Maryland

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 21:51:43 | More by bmur112
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 18:01:50 | More by twbeecher
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nickfl

Florida

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 07:35:13 | More by nickfl
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MEsoJD

California

3.03/5  rDev +2.7%

[Poured into a mason jar]

I: Shock top is nothing new to me. I had a bottle in my fridge left over from my vegas trip and figured that I'd review it.

B: [12 FL OZ.] Generic bottle shape and decent label design, but has a good amount of information(origin, abv, date, best served, and etc). As for the cap, it has an awesome design but... god I hate twist offs.

A: A yellow hazy/pale body with a small carbonated head(fast dissipation) minimal lacing.

S: Not much to the smell. Orange citrus and bread/wheat.

T: Sweet orange citrus and biscuit bread malt.

M: Crisp, light bodied, light/med carbonation, and light alcohol presence.

O: Well there's not much to say, but that this is an adequate beer. Nothing that stands out, but I wouldn't turn one down, especially on a hot day.

11-15-2011 05:46:38 | More by MEsoJD
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

11-15-2011 05:25:51 | More by Elfastball7
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shufon

New York

2/5  rDev -32.2%

11-15-2011 04:10:56 | More by shufon
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KidRagnarok

California

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 03:44:11 | More by KidRagnarok
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BeerMe42

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +1.7%

11-15-2011 03:06:48 | More by BeerMe42
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allstar255

California

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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rudolphjacksonm

Virginia

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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AlexM

California

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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AHaytko

Vermont

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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Ruger

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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nukem5

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev +9.5%

A: Orange and slightly hazy big head which rapidly deteriorates.

S: Buttery,spicey slightly citrus aroma.

T: Sweet spicey and full of earthy notes,citusy with a splash of malts.

M: Medium bodied with nice rounded flavor.

O: Overall a very drinkable beer and sad to say "good job" Anheusere-Busch.

11-09-2011 01:41:26 | More by nukem5
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.95/5  rDev 0%

12oz can with a canning code that can't be broke.

LOOK: Hazed pale straw, two finger of head.

SMELL: Orangey, coriander, perfumey, mild bready grain, clean.

TASTE: Heavy coriander, orange popsicle, wet maltiness, clean, vague spice, slightly bitter, dry grainy finish.

Really not much to this beer, a shell of the style. Looks dirty but comes off too clean. I prefer my whites a bit dirty with some fruitiness and yeast flavors. Nothing of the sort here. A last resort beer if the rest to chose from is light lagers.

11-09-2011 01:24:34 | More by Jason
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scott451

Ontario (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev +16.9%

Warmed from fridge temp then rolled the 475ml can. Poured into a pint glass.

A big three finger off white head on a very hazy apricot. The head diminished to a thin but persistent layer. Some patchy lacing.

Smells of coriander and bread yeast with some spicy notes.

Taste- Is almost exactly like the smells, the somewhat artificial orange and fruit gives way to bready malts with a mild hint of the yeast and a slight hop bitterness at the finish.

Smooth mouthfeel. Finishes dry.

Not a bad Wit. Not outstanding but worthy.

10-29-2011 21:22:39 | More by scott451
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matjack85

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +36.6%

I had this on tap at a bar in Plainfield, IL whose name escapes me now. I ordered it on the advice of my waitress after I asked her if they carried any craft beers. Little did I know at the time that this was an Anhauser-Bush product, but in a way I'm glad I didn't know.

The beer was served in a weizen glass with 4 full fingers of creamy white head sitting on top of a cloudy, pale yellow colored liquid. An orange slice (which I didn't ask for) was hung on the side of the glass. The head lasted several minutes and the beer produced some decent lacing. A very nice looking wit.

The beer had a very wheaty smell to it with plenty of citrus fruit scents (mostly lemon and orange) along with some coriander spice.

Wheat malt backbone with perhaps some other malt variation that gives it some sweetness. Lemon. lime, and orange peel give it both fruitiness and bitterness, while the coriander gives it a good spice kick. Very well done and by far my favorite AB product for now.

Light to medium body with a medium level of carbonation.

This is very refreshing and goes down easy. No noticeable alcohol so very sessionable. This is good stuff.

10-29-2011 13:50:49 | More by matjack85
Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
69 out of 100 based on 2,855 ratings.