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Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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Ratings: 717
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 25.24%
Wants: 11
Gots: 179 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2013

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.
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of json83
3.2/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The appearance is very bright and radical. The smell is the that of a sour apple jolly rancher. The taste is okay of course like that of an apple however the aftertaste is pretty bland and well below other comparable comparisons. It was nice to try an individual bottle but improvement could definitely be made. 156 Calories, 5.2% ABV. Sam Adams Cherry Wheat remains the top for me in this category.

Photo of LoFiDave
2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of alepsycho
3.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If you enjoy the apple beers this offering is right up your alley. As soon as you open the bottle, a whiff of apple fills the room. I am not always a fan of "fruit" beers but I would purchase this again. This brew goes down pretty smoothly and if the price is right you should definitely give it a try.

Photo of hnandez
4/5  rDev +29.4%

Photo of Duff27
3.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Near two inch white head on a dull cloudy golden colored body. Head stick around for a few minutes. Cap and collar throughout.

Smells like straight fresh apples. Uncanny.

Taste follows the aroma to a "T". Fresh tart apples followed by a near overpowering sweetness. Some lemon tang is noticeable. No alcohol presence.

Medium carbonation. Medium low mouthfeel. Funny because I expected this one to be high carbonation for some reason.

I like what ABInBev was thinking here although this is a beer that I won't be able to finish this bottle. I can see casual craft fans getting their toes wet here but the sweetness is too much for me.

Photo of jimmah120
3.32/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

drank this out of a 12oz bottle, no date on the bottle that I saw

can't comment on the look of the beer, but my guess is that it's fizzy and yellow, with a small white head. little head retention or lacing, i would gather. need more info on the look? taste is heavy on the artificial green apple, with wheat beer characteristics.

good for a wine cooler, bad for a beer.

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of himynameisping
3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of MikeyJ777
5/5  rDev +61.8%

Photo of thedapperhacker
4.5/5  rDev +45.6%

Photo of Red_Chaos1
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of mcellis
3.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is a great beer to offer to people who say they don't like beer. Very sweet, but still with enough hops taste to please people who actually do like beer. This came in handy when I was hosting my girlfriends one weekend and wanted something other than Mike's Hard Lemonade (which I have to admit I still love).

Pros: Yummy Apple flavor and smell with great carbonation for a bubbly mouth feel. Just enough Hops taste to remind that it is, in fact, beer.

Cons: Apple is the only real flavor. No complexity here. Barely any head when poured. This is meant to be drunk straight from the bottle.

Overall: It's a nice addition to a party to please everyone and is just plain tasty.

Photo of nickfl
2.7/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

A - Pours with one and a half fingers of white foam on top of a hazy, golden body. The head settles fairly quickly and leaves decent lace.

S - Green jolly ranchers with a bit of herbal hops and malt in the background.

T - It tastes much like it smells with green apple up front, and sweet malt in the middle. Finishes with a touch of herbal character and more green apple.

M - A fairly thick body, moderate carbonation, and a sweet finish.

D - Not surprisingly the green apple dominates and there really isn't much else going on.

Photo of ConsumerOfBeer
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of erikschmerik
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Mackbekeza
1/5  rDev -67.6%

Photo of jslice99
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of andysc83
1.25/5  rDev -59.5%

Photo of kylehay2004
2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -2.9%

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3/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev +29.4%

Photo of Ceballonegro
2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of Tavo2311
1.5/5  rDev -51.5%

Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
72 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.