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Shock Top End Of The World Midnight Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

Shock Top End Of The World Midnight WheatShock Top End Of The World Midnight Wheat

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BA SCORE
72
okay

371 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 371
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 21.68%


Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 10-12-2012)
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pmcadamis

Illinois

2.8/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Cloudy purple/amber brew with a small beige head. Pretty good lace. Looks wheaty/yeasty.

S - Slightly malty with a whiff of odd spice and some wheat notes as it warms.

T - Tastes like bean chili with some beer mixed in. Not bad at all... works better than you would think. On the other hand, it kinda just tastes like chili powder and beans. Pretty one dimensional really. Gets worse with warmth.

M - Light in body, greasy, and thinly carbonated. Finishes with that weird chili note... this is subdued....not a big spice bomb like that Cave Creek stuff that gave me diarrhea.

If you like chili on a chilly fall day, this is worth trying for the novelty factor, but I wouldn't say that it's much more than that. It's also a fun beer to try with non-BA friends since it's not super-weird or over the top... just a nice beany chili flavor on top of an easy going wheat beer base. Burping tastes like chili 15 min after finishing.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 18:43:10 | More by pmcadamis
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Shock Top End Of The World Midnight Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
72 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.