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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
71
okay

776 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 776
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 20.59%
Wants: 13
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Pumpkin Wheat seasonal offering combines the smooth taste of Shock Top with the flavors of Fall. We start with a traditional Belgian-style wheat ale and then brew with ripe pumpkins and a variety of autumnal spices, including nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves, for a refreshingly smooth beer that fully captures all the flavors of fall.

(Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 08-24-2011)
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circus_cat

Virginia

2.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I hate drinking macrobrews almost as much as I hate reviewing them...especially the macrobrews that pretend to be craft beers...but someone left this gem in my fridge after a little get-together last weekend. So here goes.

A: I wish BA would put appearance on a lower scale or something. I have to give this a decent score on appearance which will inflate it beyond what it should be, final score-wise. Oh well. It's a decent looking pumpkin beer. Deep amber with small, soapy head, leaving no lacing.

S: Hmm. Strange. I get banana up front (maybe because it's a wheat..maybe). I also get fake pumpkin flavoring, cloves, and other Thanksgiving spices.

T: You get the fake pumpkin and spices again on the front end, but after that it's pretty much that taste you get after playing drinking games with Natural [insert ice, light, etc] in college.

M: A little too carbonated and light bodied.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 17:02:30 | More by circus_cat
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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 776 ratings.