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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
71
okay

775 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 775
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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Kooz

New York

3.38/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appears a cloudy pale orange with visible sediment in it. Doesn't look terrible, but not as good as I expected.

Smells a bit sweet and fruity. I don't smell the spices that are supposed to be in here.

Tastes nice. I taste the pumpkin and cinnamon and clove. There's a sweetness throughout, with it building to a slight punch as the cinnamon seems to save itself for about half way through the beer. It's really not bad--much better than I expected!

Good mouthfeel too. It's sharp, yet creamy. No bad aftertaste, no negative bite. It's nice.

AB has put together a good product here. It tastes like a true craft beer, with more complexity than AB is known for. I'd gladly have this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 00:45:39 | More by Kooz
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bhawk1

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-10-2013 00:35:07 | More by bhawk1
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iwillhaveanother

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-09-2013 18:30:13 | More by iwillhaveanother
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Bobk80

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-09-2013 18:28:17 | More by Bobk80
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brett606

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-09-2013 05:58:44 | More by brett606
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themegamancave

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

10-08-2013 22:30:14 | More by themegamancave
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mkdzimiera

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

10-08-2013 00:46:12 | More by mkdzimiera
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TechBrew

New York

3/5  rDev -2%

10-07-2013 16:10:23 | More by TechBrew
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Dray

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

10-07-2013 12:03:30 | More by Dray
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RJLarse

Washington

2.95/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I bought a six-pack of Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat in a grocery store. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a hazy gold color with a thin white head.

The aroma is fairly faint, not overpowering and typical of the pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

Taste is a sweet vegetable flavor, a little spice taste and mildly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is a bit watery for the style. It lacks body.

Over all an average fall seasonal. Reasonably priced. I doubt I'll have this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 00:54:44 | More by RJLarse
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

10-06-2013 04:54:55 | More by MichaelProcton
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

10-06-2013 01:26:04 | More by ChrisKuhns
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jdash3d

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-05-2013 21:45:52 | More by jdash3d
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Catlin

Iowa

1.25/5  rDev -59.2%

10-04-2013 01:28:28 | More by Catlin
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dillon_1005

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -2%

10-03-2013 22:45:14 | More by dillon_1005
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CiderGoggles

Missouri

3/5  rDev -2%

10-03-2013 22:18:39 | More by CiderGoggles
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Beerosaurus

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-03-2013 16:08:12 | More by Beerosaurus
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Satan70

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

10-03-2013 03:31:00 | More by Satan70
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bgillespie

New Jersey

3.26/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A cloudy brown.

Smell: Pumpkin pie smell.

Taste: Faint taste of pumpkin and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and east to drink.

Overall: A good pumpkin beer, not my favorite, but not the worst. I wouldn't go out of my way for it, but I would not turn one down.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 03:26:20 | More by bgillespie
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

10-03-2013 02:14:18 | More by Beer4Mike
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vfgccp

New York

2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

10-03-2013 02:04:55 | More by vfgccp
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Parker9000

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

10-02-2013 11:48:01 | More by Parker9000
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TheMarkE

California

3.24/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pumpkin colored, with decent foam and not much lacing.

Smell: Pumpkin, fruit, and grain.

Taste: Pumpkin and spice. Maybe a little bit of pie crust.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, creamy. Slightly sweet aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. Smooth, inoffensive take on a seasonal brew from Anheuser-Busch.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 22:06:00 | More by TheMarkE
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TonyY

New York

3/5  rDev -2%

09-29-2013 20:49:40 | More by TonyY
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +47.1%

09-29-2013 19:25:36 | More by MaddDogg84
Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.