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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
71
okay

1,038 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 1,038
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 21.71%
Wants: 20
Gots: 155 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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Ratings: 1,038 | Reviews: 206 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.75/5  rDev -42.4%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

CoryK86, Oct 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

Artjsantos, Oct 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

djre4orm, Oct 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

AdmiralKirk, Oct 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Chucker17, Oct 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

BlesstheHarvest, Oct 02, 2012
Photo of jwc215
3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours hazed orange-ish amber with a thick, creamy off-white head that soon descends to a lasting thin cover. Some trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of mild pumpkin spicing with a slight banana/clove and a hint of wheat tang. Very mild.

The taste is also mild, wet bread, water, mild pumpkin spicing, more water and a hint of vanishing sweetness (maybe some banana?)

The feel is on the weak side, but has a certain smoothness to it and doesn't completely fall apart.

A mediocre brew here. Some wheat character, some pumpkin character and mainly washed out after the finish. Personally, I don't care much for overdone spicing, but everything about this is rather weak. Not "offensive", just weak.

jwc215, Oct 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -34.2%

RyanWantAle816, Oct 01, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -50.7%

cantfindme, Oct 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Chokobo, Sep 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I sampled this beer along with two other similar choices (Sierra Nevada Tumbler and Dundee Oktoberfest) and I was pleasantly surprised. It was pumpkin in color and and hit a slight sweetness to it. It beat my average expectations. I didn't expect much and I got more.

jbierling, Sep 30, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -42.4%

mitch3114, Sep 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

Joeyhoover, Sep 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

Rhettroactive, Sep 29, 2012
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Stev, Sep 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

BeerMeBrah, Sep 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

MikeIN, Sep 29, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -26%

wilfonzo, Sep 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

freewill35, Sep 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

djtomain, Sep 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

ItsBeer4Me, Sep 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -34.2%

Cris4545, Sep 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

skaboom420, Sep 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

Cluker, Sep 20, 2012
Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.