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Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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533 Ratings
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Ratings: 533
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 24.35%
Wants: 7
Gots: 64 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat is a unique, hand crafted brewed hybrid of Belgian wheat beer and sweet cider, with natural Honeycrisp flavor added to produce an innovative new brew that is crisp, refreshing and flavorful. This unfiltered brew is the perfect beer to welcome the warming Spring days.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2013)
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36duck

Louisiana

4.44/5  rDev +44.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I don't know what everyone else was drinking that say shock top honeycrisp apple wheat is to sweet. It don't taste anything like woodchuck either. You take REDS apple ale and that stuff is like syrup not even a hint of a beer. Then you wrap your hand around this shock top and you smell the GREEN APPLE smell that reminds you of a green jolly rancher. then when you drink it , you get a cold crisp non bitter taste in your mouth with a nice suttle back taste of that green apple yet the beer taste still comes all the way through. It's perfection compared to any other apple beer I've ever tasted. As a Marine I've traveled the world and had more than my share so I think I'm pretty good judge. Sorry boys gotta call it like I experience it and I don't understand any of the other reviews on this beer they are WAY off.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 03:37:57 | More by 36duck
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-15-2014 20:57:50 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Valentno7

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-14-2014 02:23:41 | More by Valentno7
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eb1993nj

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +29.9%

03-12-2014 01:16:55 | More by eb1993nj
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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.6%

03-11-2014 21:10:46 | More by xk6m6m5x
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-11-2014 04:46:47 | More by watermelon
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ale207

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-10-2014 22:12:34 | More by ale207
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +21.8%

03-09-2014 03:02:20 | More by Shafaegalo
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acdcsmith22

California

3.75/5  rDev +21.8%

03-08-2014 02:11:01 | More by acdcsmith22
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smurphy493

New York

1/5  rDev -67.5%

03-08-2014 00:29:01 | More by smurphy493
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +29.9%

02-23-2014 22:42:53 | More by dpgoblejr
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cwreay90

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-23-2014 07:02:44 | More by cwreay90
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Huffaroma

Montana

2.3/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.25

Not the biggest fan of hard ciders or fruity beers

Appearance, nice very light gold color in the glass. 1/2" head

Aroma, pretty strong with apples and a slight hint at the Belgium yeast brewed within.

Taste, not so good here, almost like candy apple straight through. There was a bit of the Belgium but it was SO buried beneath the obscene amount of candy apple flavor that I didn't find much more flavor to this beer.

Overall, I would recommend this to women who like sweeter drinks and to anyone who wants to start trying beer as an introduction into this. But that would be it.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 20:00:12 | More by Huffaroma
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Bunny_Shawe

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-19-2014 05:59:53 | More by Bunny_Shawe
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wilfonzo

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-17-2014 00:41:06 | More by wilfonzo
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tylerthetiger

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-16-2014 01:49:45 | More by tylerthetiger
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-10-2014 02:29:12 | More by Goldndomer
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +46.1%

02-09-2014 04:09:25 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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realega

New York

4/5  rDev +29.9%

02-08-2014 00:59:30 | More by realega
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paulish

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-05-2014 15:09:26 | More by paulish
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Maillard

California

3/5  rDev -2.6%

02-05-2014 11:10:52 | More by Maillard
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.15/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a very lightly hazy pale golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some faint straw yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall fizzy white head that reduces fairly quickly to a small to medium sized patch of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Very light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of really sweet cider (similar to original Woodchuck if memory serves me correctly - though it has been like a decade since I've had it) with a faint hint of wheat.

T: Upfront there is a really sweet flavor of cider (akin to a Woodchuck original) that is followed by very light flavors of wheat. There is also a lingering flavor of slightly pasty Belgian yeast. Minimal amounts of sweetness or bitterness in the finish.

M: Slightly heavier than light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy enough to drink with well hidden alcohol but there is something about the combination of flavors that just does not quite mixed correctly in my opinion - shockingly sweet cider with a slightly pasty Belgian yeast + wheat flavor.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 02:21:06 | More by dbrauneis
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -2.6%

02-01-2014 20:53:59 | More by cbcrunch
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +21.8%

02-01-2014 18:00:26 | More by ShepardCommander
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Plumbing101

Oregon

3.55/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Went to refill Keg... and always looking for something different.
Last one from the winter orders.

Not sure what I was getting into, but I've had Shock top Before and liked it, so Why not apple.

Vary Apple, with a hint of beer.

Closer to a cider than a beer. Realize now why they asked me if I was sure at the Bud distributer.

I liked it. Not sure how I will feel at the end of the keg... But for now a fun change to share with friends.

If your looking for a beer this is a novelty that's okay for a taste... If you like ciders this is OKAY... but if you are like me and like a little bit of everything, this will bridge the gap.

Plumbing tip of the Day. "If your water heater ruptures, smile... you now have a swimming pool for a basement." (pumped 3000 gallons of water out of a basement today.)

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2014 05:46:36 | More by Plumbing101
Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
71 out of 100 based on 533 ratings.