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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
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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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twiggamortis420

Texas

2.33/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle pours a hazed gold color with a bubbly white head that fades super fast to a small collar. No lacing at all.

Whoa...that is raspberry pungent! Sweet and candy-esque. Kinda artificial smelling, but not all that bad.

Taste is mildly repulsive...it is kind of jammy tasting with a metallic twang. Leaves a bad aftertaste, like sucking on a rusty nail. The flavor is full of artificial raspberry and does not leave much of the 'Belgian Wit' in it's wake...which is not such a bad idea in the case of the original Shock Top. I was waiting to find this as a single to find out how bad it was...and while it is worth the 1.50 for the experience, Id be hard pressed to finish a sixer of this in a year-long span.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 23:32:13 | More by twiggamortis420
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.23/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Shock Top Raspberry Wheat
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
Style: American Pale Wheat Ale
ABV: 5.20 %

LOOK: Pale malts spiked with a kool-aid reddish color.

SMELL: Sugary raspberry, wheat, and then more berry.

TASTE: Sweet raspberry flavoring, sugary malts, very small presence of wheat. It does not really taste like beer, much more akin to a raspberry smirnoff or other fruited/flavored malt beverage. Not much of a beer, but the flavors are unoffensive nonetheless. A fruit tinged malt beverage is all this is.

OVERALL: Every so often, you drink a beer that doesn't resemble beer at all. This was one of those times.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 19:12:33 | More by Stinkypuss
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Wisconsin

2.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours hazed golden yellow with a white head that quickly becomes a thin, lasting cover. Minimal lacing sticks.

The smell is of raspberries with a wheat tant, some citrus and some yeast.

The taste is of sweet - almost sticky. It's a shame that the taste doesn't really stand up to the aroma. There is a little dry yeast and some mild citrus and coriander, but the sweet raspberry dominates, and hangs on in the aftertaste. Overall, the taste is of the typical artificial-ish fruit syrup with just a little more underneath.

It is pretty creamy, but has an odd thickness to it. Still, it is pretty smooth. Not crisp, though.

Rasberry syrup dominates. Still, there is a little more to it - in the aroma, anyway. There are both better and worse American fruit wheat ales out there. It doesn't even come close to the standard Belgian fruit beers, but being what it is - it is what it is.

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