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Shock Top Lemon Shandy - Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Lemon ShandyShock Top Lemon Shandy

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66
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535 Ratings
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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 26.79%
Wants: 4
Gots: 52 | 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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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%

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.

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%

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.

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%

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.

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%

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.

06-11-2012 03:32:57 | More by barnzy78
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TheBeard89

Alabama

3/5  rDev +7.1%

06-10-2012 17:32:03 | More by TheBeard89
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Punkyg0608

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +51.8%

06-08-2012 22:38:54 | More by Punkyg0608
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +7.1%

06-08-2012 17:29:44 | More by hinemk76
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HxC90


3.75/5  rDev +33.9%

06-07-2012 03:26:01 | More by HxC90
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tobelerone

Connecticut

2.58/5  rDev -7.9%

A somewhat hazy, light yellow colored beer with a smallish white head that dissolves pretty rapidly. Patchy lacing. Very grainy wheat nose with prominent lemon and sweetness. Perhaps a hint of a tart note.

Taste is very much like the nose; a grainy, somewhat unappealing wheat flavor with lots of artificial lemonade flavor and sweetener, becoming particularly noticeable in the swallow and finish. Interestingly the overall effect is bland rather than excessively sweet or lemony tart. Just a generic macro-style beer mixed with watery lemonade.

The body is light and carbonation medium, feels insignificant and not as crisp as I’d like. Never had a shandy before, hope they’re not all this bad. Won’t be back.

06-06-2012 03:48:39 | More by tobelerone
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diamondc

Texas

2.18/5  rDev -22.1%

Poured into a hefe glass.

A: Cloudy, hay colored, billowy eggshell white head, lots of bubbles. Even some lacing. Nice.

S: Was expecting a big lemon and other lite citrus note, but I got a typical weak macro-lager grain note. Lite dishwasher liquid and maybe a whiff of lemonade mix powder at the end. Disappointing.

T: Watered down lemonade... virtually no malts or hop taste. Not as tart as I thought it would be either, so its not even *that* refreshing.

M: Its spritzy and drinkable if you you're dying of thirst. A good substitute for ice water.

O: A very weak beer, even grading on a curve it fails. Good thing I managed to buy a single instead of a six pack. I don't think I'll ever buy this again.

06-05-2012 01:37:52 | More by diamondc
Shock Top Lemon Shandy from Anheuser-Busch
66 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.