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Shock Top Wheat IPA - Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Wheat IPAShock Top Wheat IPA

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BA SCORE
65
poor

465 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 465
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 2.77
pDev: 22.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: allforbetterbeer on 01-31-2012

Shock Top Wheat IPA is no traditional beer. It’s a unique hybrid that combines the fresh flavor and smoothness of wheat beer with the crisp hop bitterness of an IPA. The result is a beer that is truly like no other.

To serve, pour down the side of the glass until a half inch is left in the bottle. Swirl the remaining brew and pour to produce a rich, thick collar of foam that releases the citrusy Cascade hop aroma.
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I don't understand how this beer is being so bashed. I suppose naming it an IPA is a bit misleading, however, name aside, it's a great tasting spring and summer brew. Very easy to drink and drink and drink. One of my all time favorites and unfortunately, it's no longer kegged by AB.

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Shock Top Wheat IPA from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 465 ratings.