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Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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3,882 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by zjungleist on 03-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,608
Reviews:
893
Ratings:
3,882
pDev:
23.39%
Bros Score:
3.1
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
1,054
Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McNabb28
3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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1.46/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.15/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.18/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of brewnme
3.08/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mothmanscott
3.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours less hazy than expected. The brew is pale gold, with a moderate amount of effervescence bubbling up that lasts well glass. The pour produces 2+ fingers of shortlived, foamy, white head which leaves no appreciable lacing or surface cap & only a hint of a collar. Aroma is a little thin but very typical of the style: wheat, sweet bread, coriander, Belgian yeast, fruity esters of orange, banana & a hint of apricot. Taste is also typical of the style but like the nose is thin: wheat, pie dough, coriander, orange, banana & a faint stone fruit hint. There is something melon-like as the finish approaches. Finishes disappointingly thin & everything good or bad with the flavor profile disappears in the dry aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, creamy, pepper prickly, finishing a little bit thin & slick. I don't know if this has oats in it but it is certainly creamy enough in the front for them to have been used.

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2.3/5  rDev -22%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.62/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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1.23/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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3.15/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not bad. Crisp, clean, and with just enough texture to keep things interesting. The orange/lime accents are stronger than I'd like, at least for this beer in-particular. More spice (clove in this case) would be nice. Enjoyable macro brew. I prefer it over it's direct competitor Blue Moon, generally anyway; and it's cheaper!

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3.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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4.87/5  rDev +65.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very smooth taste, nice alcohol content, fun bottle design, great stuff.

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2/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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3.74/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.78/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.21/5  rDev -25.1%
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3.88/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.02/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.97/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.29/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Montanas. Hazy straw with decent head. Mild nose. Light-weight wheat body with smooth low carbonation finish. An accessible mild witbier.

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3.75/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basaywhat
2.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow, white head. Aroma is wheat, lemon, clove. Flavor is wheat, clove and citrus. There are a lot of better examples of this style. Stay Away.

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.95 out of 5 with 3,882 ratings
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