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Shock Top Raspberry Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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774 Ratings
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Ratings: 774
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 28.78%
Wants: 5
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Raspberry Wheat delivers the same smooth taste of Shock Top, with a hint of raspberry flavor. This traditional Belgian-style wheat ale is brewed with essence of wild raspberry and hand-selected hops. It’s this combination that gives it its crisp and distinctive Shock Top taste, with its own flavorful twist. This unfiltered ale has a light-golden color and a smooth finish, and if you’re curious, it technically doesn’t, not count toward your daily fruit intake.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 03-16-2011)
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json83

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

At first the smell was very good and my first taste was really good. Sam Adams Cherry Wheat is one that I really like, and this is comparable to a certain extent. The after taste is tasteful at first but after a minute or two it turned sour - like a sour patch kid. I also disappointed with the high calorie count for what you are getting (179 per bottle). This is different and unique but lacks with the aftertaste, mouthfeel, and calorie count. Not one that I would pick for a six pack but maybe try once again..

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 03:05:57 | More by json83
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Shock Top. Loved their honey crisp. Lets see what the raspberry has in store. $6.64 at wal mart.

Appearance - in bottle

Smell - Overwhelming raspberry. Disturbingly one noted. Raspberry wine cooler. Raspberry syrup. Raspberry daquiri. Just raspberry. Wheat undertones. Not sure how to score this. I could smell it all day and its a great smell but yet it has absolutely no depth or character.

Taste - the raspberry falls flat and gets lost in a sourness of the wheat and water of the the beer. Ends with the taste of raspberry seeds and a sour mash. The wheat of it is decent. Despite the overwhelmingly sweet smell it's really not what I expected. It's kinda gross to be honest. Not the worst I've had but they really could have done better here. In a nutshell? Wet, moldy, raspberry seed, and a strangely moldy wheat sour finish.

Mouthfeel - fizzy.

Overall - smell is extravagant if only one-noted (raspberry). Taste is simply gross and one of the worst beers I've ever tried. Wish I could say more positive but unfortunately, this has been a disappointment.

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Shock Top Raspberry Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 774 ratings.