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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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dwhitney


1/5  rDev -64%

07-11-2012 14:01:40 | More by dwhitney
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NPiet0709

New York

4.25/5  rDev +52.9%

07-10-2012 18:41:34 | More by NPiet0709
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Jason_Quad


2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-10-2012 15:52:33 | More by Jason_Quad
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paulmcm

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -55%

07-09-2012 01:48:43 | More by paulmcm
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ChadA83

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -55%

07-08-2012 17:08:36 | More by ChadA83
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Ri0

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-06-2012 17:10:51 | More by Ri0
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KornWallace

New York

2.25/5  rDev -19.1%

07-01-2012 18:06:03 | More by KornWallace
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RIMH

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -28.1%

06-27-2012 22:06:51 | More by RIMH
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Nihilistkid

Illinois

4/5  rDev +43.9%

06-25-2012 04:54:51 | More by Nihilistkid
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lost47


1.5/5  rDev -46%

06-23-2012 21:54:26 | More by lost47
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gleemonger

California

3.25/5  rDev +16.9%

06-22-2012 20:27:11 | More by gleemonger
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Beermazter310

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-20-2012 23:01:18 | More by Beermazter310
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estlinska

Arkansas

1.58/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured in a pint glass from bottle. Pours a nice, hazy orange with small head that dissipates quickly. Like most everyone else, this drinks like a raspberry soda. It has lots of raspberry flavor and a little bit of hay malt flavor in the background. Very fizzy and watery. It’s not terrible, but it’s just cloying.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 03:55:16 | More by estlinska
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lmz3000

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -10.1%

06-19-2012 01:39:11 | More by lmz3000
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pault

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -55%

06-18-2012 01:41:00 | More by pault
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -46%

06-17-2012 22:50:41 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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atone315

Wisconsin

1.75/5  rDev -37.1%

06-16-2012 05:58:44 | More by atone315
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

2.28/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz Bottle from CJ's NY for 1.69$

Appearance – Hazy dark amber colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation and there is some very faint lacing. The head lasted for around 2 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains/wheat, raspberries/cassis, citrus

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an below average amount of carbonation. I can taste grains/bread mixed with lemon and some very sweet raspberries/cassis. It ends with a sweet sugary artificial fruit aftertaste.

Overall – I actually don't mind the regular shock top all that much, so I figured I'd give this one a shot too. This is much worse than the regular version, the taste is way too sweet and artificial. It was really hard to finish this beer, and I really can't imagine drinking more than 1.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 17:34:14 | More by spinrsx
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bigolbeerbelly

Texas

2.88/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Through one of these in the Albertsons make your own 6 pick deal they have. Poured into a sam adams pint glass.

a: Typical straw colored hazy wheat look. Although it is eerily clear.. Head disipated almost instantly no lacing was left behind

s: cant smell much of anything other then the faint odor of those blue raspberry sour straws candy.

t: Sweet raspberry taste. Im thinking it tastes similar to cream soda while I am drinking. Although nothing like you would expect a beer to taste, it isnt half bad.

m: Mouthfeel is what you would expect in this style of beer. Although I almost feel like it has high fructose corn syrup in it.

o: Not something I would drink again. I always felt like all the shocktops ahd artificial flavoring added to them, sort of like grape or orange soda. This one is no different. Although the flavor isnt bad, and I imagine young girls trying to break in the world of drinking yucky beer might enjoy it. So if your a freshman in college, you may want to stock up on this to get your date drunk *wink*

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 02:30:22 | More by bigolbeerbelly
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shand

Florida

3/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

At the very least, this is a good looking beer. It's got a nice cloudy white-golden body with a large white head. The aroma is very heavy on raspberry with just a bit of grains and wheat in the back. The taste really isn't that bad. It comes on strong with a rush of raspberry that can't help but wind up tasting a bit artificial. Some more tartness would really help here, it's too sweet. The raspberry washes away to a toasty, grainy finish that is fleeting, but still rather nice. The mouthfeel is light and well-carbonated, with a bit of stickiness. The drinkability would be good, but the artificiality is wearing. A more realistic raspberry note over that finish would make this an excellent fruit beer. As it stands, it's just about average. I'd still drink them at a party or if offered to me.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 00:00:43 | More by shand
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jheezee

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -10.1%

06-13-2012 02:51:11 | More by jheezee
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Carissa


1.5/5  rDev -46%

06-13-2012 00:39:50 | More by Carissa
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-12-2012 19:25:07 | More by jcjerabek
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

3/5  rDev +7.9%

06-12-2012 18:20:15 | More by dlin0sbb
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buddydubbs


2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-12-2012 01:16:39 | More by buddydubbs
Shock Top Raspberry Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 774 ratings.