Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by SaCkErZ9:
4.1/5 rDev +34%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Pours from a 12oz glass into a pint glass a very clear, for a wheat beer, amber with deep hues of orange and cinnamon. Topped with a substantial white head that is quite frothy and rocky and dense. Looks nice. Head is about two fingers thick.
Aroma is wheaty. Wheat malt with what seems like some corriander. Pumpkin aromas are somewhat subdued but there is definitely some clove and allspice aromas. Smells like a pumpkin wheat should smell like. Not really pumpkin pie but a nice mix of wheat and pumpkin.
Very nice flavor also. Perhaps a little thin on the body, but wheat beers can run the gamete when we Are discussing mouthfeel characteristics. Pumpkin flavors are certainly noticeable and are actually working well with the style of beer. Clove and cinnamon are the main contributing factors in the taste.
Solid beer overall. I am not sure there can be better balance of pumpkin and wheat in a beer. Easy drinker. This will be a nice beer for those hot autumn afternoons here in Florida.
Serving type: bottle
08-31-2012 20:28:37 | More by SaCkErZ9
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3.75/5 rDev +22.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Sampling right now after bowling on 3/4/14. I have had this one a few times in the past but has been about 2 years ago and bought last autumn and finally made it's way from the back of the beer cooler to the front. LOL! Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F and poured into a pilsner flute glass.
Pours a orange-amber in color with a thin white head that lasts the whole drink. Some spotty lacing is seen. Small steaming bubbles rising up from the bottom of the glass the whole time. but perfect carbonation actually. The aroma is of very light pumpkin and spices (mostly cloves). The taste is about the same with more spices of cloves & nutmeg coming out then the light pumpkin and wheat flavor. No harsh or bitter aftertaste. Overall, it wasn't bad.
Serving type: bottle
03-05-2014 03:39:34 | More by BeerWithMike
Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 726 ratings.