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Shock Top Raspberry Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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827 Ratings
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Ratings: 827
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 28.78%
Wants: 5
Gots: 77 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Re-review 9/18/14.

Appearance (3.5) - Fluffy two finger head that recedes rapidly on top of a dense and bubbly dark apricot body.

Smell (3.5) - Raspberry sorbet. Nice smelling but incredibly one-noted. That's it.

Taste (2.5) - Raspberry seed, some sour wheat underneath. The finish is of tart raspberries. There's really not much else to say. It's tasty but after a few gulps I'm sick of it.

Mouthfeel (2) - Quite fizzy with a lot of bite.

Overall (2.75) : The smell is deceptively enticing. The taste is cloying, but isn't even the good kind of sweet. It's pretty rejecting. The sour wheat comes in full force and drives away the raspberry and forces you to swallow because you don't want it in your mouth anymore. This is a nice beer once in a great while...but honestly, I gave most of my six pack away to friends and family. One and I'm done. Maybe not even that. Try it, but don't buy a whole sixer, you may find yourself trying to pawn off the other five to your friends. "Here, try this...it's...interesting."

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Shock Top Raspberry Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 827 ratings.