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

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71
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397 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 21.82%
Wants: 9
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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mralphabet

Virginia

3.03/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Poured a murky brown with some orange highlights, with a good fingers worth of head that settles to a small ring with no real lacing to speak of.

S: Odd mix of dark bitter chocolate and caramel with a touch of wheat. Strange but alluring.

T: Starts with a strong burst of wheat followed by roasted flavors. I'm getting a little bitter chocolate with hints of caramel. There is a little bit of citrus tartness in the finish. Strange but interesting.

M: Really lighter than I was hoping for, carbonation is pretty sharp on the tongue. Finish is on the dry side.

O: Pretty different beer here, worth looking for and giving a try and with a pretty good ABV.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 21:58:31 | More by mralphabet
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mvdillman

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

12-30-2012 17:56:23 | More by mvdillman
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Kelly42

California

4.05/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tried this today and loved it. I love IPA's, this is not as bitter, great for non-IPA enjoyers. Not as filling as other dark ales, very enjoyable. I see bad reviews, but this beer got me to sign up here and offer a few good words. I enjoy Shock Top, this is a surprising departure.

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2012 03:53:55 | More by Kelly42
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

12-30-2012 03:31:53 | More by OregonGrown7
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outdoor7or24

Georgia

2.58/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 bottle poured into sniffer glass.
A: pours a medium amber brown, 1 finger medium khaki foam head that fades, some carbonation, no lacing
S: wheat, chocolate, hints of chilli, and also some citrus
M: thin and light
T: malt, bread, light chocolate, some citrus, and hints of chilli. Light overall on flavor and kinda watery, as it warms some flavors come forward a little stronger.
O: okay selection for people interested in light flavors. Would not but again.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 03:19:32 | More by outdoor7or24
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Trent15


3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

12-30-2012 00:48:53 | More by Trent15
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aaroncom2005

California

4/5  rDev +30.3%

12-29-2012 23:02:23 | More by aaroncom2005
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Scott_at_Beer_Frog


4.75/5  rDev +54.7%

12-29-2012 16:02:38 | More by Scott_at_Beer_Frog
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xacidx

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-29-2012 04:56:39 | More by xacidx
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imthaschmidt


2.18/5  rDev -29%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Darker Beer, Poured DArk with almost no lace sticking around on the top, AT first when reading the label you think this will be an interesting beer to try... well personally its not. I thought this beer was horrible and was disappointed by it. I thought there would be a heavy flavor due to the fact it has chocolate and chillis in it. but that was not the case. it seemed like the beer was confused.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 16:46:13 | More by imthaschmidt
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rgille2

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +14%

12-28-2012 01:58:00 | More by rgille2
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jmathis

Florida

2/5  rDev -34.9%

12-27-2012 21:19:26 | More by jmathis
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acashk

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

12-26-2012 19:53:50 | More by acashk
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TaylorK

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

12-26-2012 17:14:29 | More by TaylorK
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superneoncj

Virginia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-26-2012 17:02:52 | More by superneoncj
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.83/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I survived the End of the World on Friday and instead of a lousy t-shirt, I got a bottle of beer!

From the bottle: "Ale brewed with Midnight Wheat, Chocolate Malt, Chili and spice."; "To serve, pour down the side of the glass until 1/2 inch is left in the bottle. Swirl the remaining beer and pour to produce a rich, thick collar of foam. Enjoy!"

Sheesh! Now they are giving us directions on how to pour their beer ... I am a) astounded and b) disinterested. My pour created a nice two-finger cap of dense, rocky light-tan head with decent retention. Color was a murky brownish-amber, kind of like turbid river water. Nose held some promise with notes of chocolate and some kind of spice. I do not know that I would have guessed "Chili", but there was a spiciness to the nose. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium and the flavors were very muted. Yes, I perceived both chocolate and spice, but nowhere near the level of yesterday's Theobroma or even Organic Chocolate. Finish was semi-dry and mildly spicy, but the whole thing lacked Oomph! It just did not seem an appropriate way to see the world end.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 06:53:05 | More by woodychandler
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-25-2012 06:11:33 | More by 59rockabilly
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BryanCarey

Texas

2.88/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Shock Top End of the World Midnight Wheat pours to a cloudy, mahogany color with a nose that emphasizes a little bit of chocolate, some vanilla, and some toffee. There is a good level of foam on this beer if the pour is aggressive enough and it maintains its shape for a good amount of time.

This beer has a taste that combines flavors of chocolate malt, bread, and a little bit of citrus up front, with a small amount of spice. The beer is medium bodied and it finishes with a certain degree of spice that lingers for only a short amount of time.

Shock Top End of the World Midnight Wheat seems similar to other Shock Top products in many ways. Like the others, it does have a few good qualities, but also like the others, it seems a tad lacking overall- almost a teaser product in many ways. I like the chocolate malt flavors, but I still wish there was more and I could barely detect any chili. Only when I really searched for the chili component did I find it, in the finish, and it was rather tame.

Shock Top End of the World Midnight Wheat seems slightly better than other Shock Top products thanks to the slightly fuller body, but it is still lacking in a few areas. It may not be the end of the world, but those who sample this beer may very well hope for more end of the world predictions and, along with them, better beer products that use this theme.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 02:38:58 | More by BryanCarey
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

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Scott_McCool

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-24-2012 18:08:43 | More by Scott_McCool
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tommy2x

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-24-2012 03:22:43 | More by tommy2x
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Troville1990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

12-24-2012 01:43:31 | More by Troville1990
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justinehrlich

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +14%

12-23-2012 03:11:21 | More by justinehrlich
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Chosen


3.5/5  rDev +14%

12-23-2012 02:32:12 | More by Chosen
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Rmatuszak2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-23-2012 01:14:47 | More by Rmatuszak2
Shock Top End Of The World Midnight Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.