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Shock Top Lemon Shandy - Anheuser-Busch

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491 Ratings
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 26.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Lemon Shandy is a unique take on the classic Shandy that is distinctly Shock Top.

Brewed with two row and six row malted barley and five different types of hops, this Belgian-Style Wheat Ale is then combined with citrus peels, coriander, natural lemonade flavor and a hint of sugar for a subtle sweetness. The end result is an incredibly refreshing, crisp and smooth beer that hits the spot.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 03-23-2012)
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mdaschaf

Washington

2.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had a can of this on July 4th.

A: Pours a hazy, light yellow with fizzy white head upon pouring that reduces very quickly.

S: Smells pretty much like lemonade with a slight sourness and some grainy malt.

T: Again, more lemonade, slightly sugary and a little bit of spice. Slightly tart.

M: Light to medium bodied with active carbonation.

O: Not as bad as I was expecting, and actually kind of refreshing, but overall it is pretty lacking.

Serving type: can

07-10-2012 21:08:15 | More by mdaschaf
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Vylo

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-09-2012 03:20:25 | More by Vylo
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hilgart1

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-09-2012 01:30:57 | More by hilgart1
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Joeyuwp

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-08-2012 19:29:04 | More by Joeyuwp
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marine1975

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-08-2012 18:41:52 | More by marine1975
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-08-2012 04:29:51 | More by Rhettroactive
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CSFerrier

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-08-2012 02:16:49 | More by CSFerrier
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -28.6%

07-08-2012 00:25:19 | More by MammothTarantula
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JoePQ


3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-04-2012 21:48:26 | More by JoePQ
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robertsp


3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-04-2012 02:04:18 | More by robertsp
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +42.9%

07-01-2012 19:10:30 | More by KC9LDB
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.53/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - bright yellow with a thin, fizzy layer of white head that fizzles out quickly

S - grains and artificial lemonade

T - grainy at first with a strong, artificial lemonade finish

M - very crisp, heavily carbonated

I don't like shandy-style beers to begin with, but this is worst than most. It offers the graininess of a typical american lager with the artificial flavor of a powdered lemonade mix. I'll pass.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 03:51:45 | More by tdm168
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Monkey007

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2012 01:34:37 | More by Monkey007
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MelJ


4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

06-26-2012 20:54:49 | More by MelJ
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EddieJoe

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +25%

06-24-2012 03:10:42 | More by EddieJoe
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

2.18/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz Bottle from CJ's NY for 1.75$

Appearance - Hazy gold colour with an above average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Corn, bread, lemons

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste bread/wheat mixed with a sugary sweet lemon taste. It actually reminds me a bit of a lemon cough drop. There is a light amount of tartness, but it's more on the sweet side. It ends with an artificial sugary sweet lemon aftertaste.

Overall - Not something I'd ever buy or drink again. It's way too artificial tasting and it was tough to get through my glass.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 00:07:15 | More by spinrsx
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egrace84

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +25%

06-21-2012 15:53:01 | More by egrace84
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dalygnus

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great summer beer. Cloudy as to be expected from a wheat beer. The aroma was sweet and lemony. Taste was a fine mix of fruit and wheat. Very light and drinkable. Surprised by the criticism of this brew. I think it hits the target it aimed for. Not intended to complement an evening cigar but hits the spot while floating in the pool.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 17:46:34 | More by dalygnus
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

1/5  rDev -64.3%

06-16-2012 03:11:43 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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Antonius08

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-15-2012 22:13:07 | More by Antonius08
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Pillowburn

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

06-13-2012 01:19:08 | More by Pillowburn
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +7.1%

06-12-2012 19:24:56 | More by jcjerabek
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-12-2012 18:19:55 | More by dlin0sbb
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +7.1%

06-12-2012 17:00:47 | More by TEAMHOLT
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barnzy78

Illinois

2.15/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle, pours a cloudy yellow with a tall, bubbly, white head that holds decent retention, but leaves no lacing on the glass whatsoever. Aromas are lemonade, faint wheat and yeast. Tastes are very one dimensional: lemonade. There are some faint wheat and yeast notes, but the lemons dominate. Mouth-feel is thinner than it should be, considering there's wheat in it. Ample carbonation and goes down smoothly. Overall, it is refreshing for a hot day, but rather bland and more like lemonade than beer. I would not try this one again.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 03:32:57 | More by barnzy78
Shock Top Lemon Shandy from Anheuser-Busch
66 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.