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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

455 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 455
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 2.77
pDev: 22.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: allforbetterbeer on 01-31-2012)
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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I felt as though this beer celebrates being mediocre.
They tried to do something somewhat original and that's commendable I suppose.
I am a pharmacist by trade, and it's illegal to mislabel a drug product, and that's
the situation this brew finds itself in.
Pours ok color, head gone in seconds, leaves no lacing on glass, good carbonation.
smell faint generic wheat beer.
Taste is the problematic part...
Huge let down. It in absolutely no way resembles a Pale Ale in taste.
No complexity. No real flavor.
I was looking for something more the whole time drinking.
Anheuser-Busch should be in court for a mislabeling.
Not a pale ale at all... couldn't find more than a note of hops in it.
Also had a weird "hard to put my finger on" after taste.
Will not reconsider.

bradb717, Aug 29, 2013
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Sunn, Aug 25, 2013
Shock Top Wheat IPA from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 455 ratings.