Shock Top Belgian White

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Missouri, United States
Wheat Beer - Witbier
Ranked #349
Ranked #31,428
2.96 | pDev: 23.31%
Jan 04, 2022
Mar 11, 2006
Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White
Notes: Originally known as Spring Heat Spiced Wheat

We’ve shaken up traditional tastes by brewing a spiced Belgian-style wheat ale with real orange, lemon and lime peels,and then added a little coriander spice to the mix. This uniquely-crafted and award-winning ale is unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy with a light golden color and a smooth, refreshing finish.
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
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2.72/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
by jimmah120 from Minnesota

On-tap at the local dive - review from notes

Clearish yellow with a head that lasts. Smells like orange pine-sol, not terrible but sorta chem-y. I like the taste of this, but can't have more than one at a time. Has a harsh grain alcohol element, otherwise it's easy drinking

OK for girl beer ;)

Jul 31, 2021
3.56 by QuintusHorace from California on Jul 30, 2021
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3.1/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
by BigIronH from Michigan

Orangeish liquid. Drank from bottle
So can’t comment on head and lacing. Smell is somewhat fruity. Orange and maybe lemon but it was a stale smelling fruitiness, not necessarily like fresh ingredients. Taste follows suit with a bit of spicy complexity. Not a bad beer. Not a good one either. It is refreshing.

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1.2/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1
by KT3418 from Colorado

This was my first time so I have to honestly wonder was this awful or expired? This had this weird yucky taste to it than wasn't like anything that a belgian white should taste like. Fortunately this was a kind of light nastiness. Idk expired or not I don't get a good vibe and this was just nasty.

Jun 14, 2021
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3.24/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by defunksta from North Dakota

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy (~35% opacity), medium golden color with a medium white head. Bubbling and aggressive. SRM of 7. (4.00)

Aroma: Mild aromas. Some faint pale malts, grains, and hints of citrus. Not much here. (3.00)

Flavor: Flavor is mild too. It has mild pale malts upfront before a sour and grassy note in the middle, before some faint lemon citrus notes. Has a sour and leafy note that lingers. Only mildly sweet. Minimal yeast too. (3.25)

Feel: Medium-bodied, lower carbonation. Finishes with a slight sour note on the finish. (3.25)

Compared to Stone Dayfall 6/13/21: Pours an identical color. Milder aromas/flavors. More sour lemongrass, Less orange, orange peel, bergamot flower, and jasmine. Winner: Dayfall

to Blue Moon LightSky 7/12/21: Pours a darker color. Milder aromas/flavors. More pale/adjunct malts with a larger body. Less juicy orange.

Overall: A pretty bland beer here. Even a disappointment for knowing what I was walking into. The appearance was the best part. Minimal aromas and flavors altogether. A mild sour note is really all I detect that lingers. People on here have described this as similar to Blue Moon, but I would think that Blue Moon would drink far superior. This was bland, sour, and flavorless. (Final Rating: 3.24)

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3.9/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by lflotron from Florida

Very simple citrus taste. Could be used with anything.

May 30, 2021
2.73 by GRhoads from Ohio on May 09, 2021
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2.39/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
by 1009 from Massachusetts

Average to slightly underwhelming. Its hard to not come off a giant beer douche while writing this, but it’s the truth. Shock Top on a summer day is delightful, but after a few sips it just becomes rather meh. That being said, one of the best homemade shandys I’ve ever crafted was with Shock. 1/4th Newman’s Lemonade and 3/4th a glass of Shock and damn you got a good mix. But, if you’re beer needs Newman’s help to be considered good, you don’t have a very good beer. All in all it’s pretty much like gas station coffee: it’s there, you know it sorta tastes like coffee, but it’s not great.

Apr 23, 2021
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2.3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
by Newtobeet345 from Georgia

Great packaging, thought it was an import, just another A-B beer that has no character

Apr 03, 2021
3.6 by TealMoon from North Carolina on Mar 31, 2021
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3.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by Elemental19xx from Illinois

I feel like this beer gets a bad wrap since its not craft. This beer isnt one thatll blow your mind but its very easy to sip and because its so simple you could drink this with any meal, or while you out wrenching on a car, or just kicking back next to a fire, or really anytime. Its just an easy simple ale. Wouldnt tell people to go try it, but wouldnt tell them not to, ya know what i mean?

Mar 23, 2021
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3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by dwillie733 from Pennsylvania

Shock you is an average Belgium white but at a good price, $10 for a 15 pack of can.s. Tastes like a light Blue Moon with the same orange flavor. Good every day beer.

Feb 11, 2021
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2.42/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

Blue Moon wannabe.
More orange flavor but not in a good way.
Buy a Hoegarden.

Nov 15, 2020
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2.85/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
by BNSlums from Washington

Shock Top Belgian Style Wheat Beer I remember as one of the first beers I tasted. At the time, I was underwhelmed but perhaps now that I have acquired more beer knowledge, I can more fairly evaluate it. Poured into short cylindrical glass from glass bottle.

L: SRM about 7, deep gold to pale amber. A short lived flimsy head forms and the liquid is noticeably cloudy. An unfiltered style, sediments visible in glass.

S: Gentle orange and lime with a malt backbone. Not much going on here, the nose is extremely passive, as if the scents want to remain in the glass.

T: A very mellow citrus of orange and lime upfront, carried by a stronger coriander, that is wrapped up at the end by weak malt (stale bread). Like the nose, the palate desires more.

F: Rather flat, nearly no bitterness at 10ibu and carbonation only a litter stronger. I suppose that explains the subtly of flavors. Smooth, but that is all.

Overall, the Belgian White is brewed to be easy drinking. For those who want a refreshing beer that leaves nothing to contemplate. It actually tastes like it was left opened in a garage for a day and then bottled. The flavors are pleasant, just not nearly strong enough, lacking any bite on the tongue or chew on the finish. I will continue the search for a better Belgian Wheat

Nov 14, 2020
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3.38/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

I picked up a can at the Ontario lcbo poured a 2 finger head into glass a little orange and lime taste with a little bitterness.
overall this wheat beer is ok to drink .

Nov 10, 2020
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