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Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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2.96/5
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3,879 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:
#44,545
Reviews:
893
Ratings:
3,879
pDev:
23.31%
Bros Score:
3.1
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
1,052
Trade:
0
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Photo of EMH73
3.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. Poured a slightly cloudy orange color with a one inch white head. Smells and tastes of orange, lemon, wheat and honey. A little on the sweet side for my taste. Well carbonated, light bodied, crisp and refreshing.

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Photo of Stout_beast
3.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of dbrauneis
3.17/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a hazy medium golden yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and faint amber + burnt orange colored highlights. The beer has a three finger tall sudsy foamy off-white head that reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Just shy of moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of wheat malts, orange citrus, coriander spice, and Belgian yeast.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of wheat malts with a light amount of cereal grain malts and a light amount of grainy sweetness. That is followed by slightly heavier than light flavors of orange citrus and light flavors of coriander spice. No discernible hop presence and only a hint of bitterness in the finish leaving a light lingering yeastiness in the finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink but not the best example of the style - a little too malty and sweet.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.19/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VILJ
4/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeeBreezy
2.11/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of rarigney
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of theandyman
5/5  rDev +68.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Crisp, cool, and refreshing - what more could you want in a beer? By far, my favorite Belgian wheat!

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Photo of berdenation
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mwvman
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spoda1983
2.05/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of NeilSilber1
3.41/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice yellow unfiltered color with fading head. Very mild and flat taste with subtle hints of corriander spice. Just okay , not worthy of a true "Belgium" but good considering Anheiser Busch's.

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Photo of Julian_Hayden
3.68/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.39/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle. Another Blue Moon rip-off, which is itself a ripoff. Lots of coriander in the nose. Strong orange flavor. Not a bad beer, but it’s a pale imitation of an imitation.

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Photo of swim
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Opaque straw yellow. Nearly no head or lacing. An odd appearance when you are used to clear beer but different is nice in my opinion.

S: Alright smelling but not very enticing. There's a strong presence of alcohol, the coriander aroma, and then a tiny bit of citrus.

T: Difficult to describe, not much is popping out at me. Sort of astringent, a little sweet, hardly bitter. The flavours really blend together but there is a small amount of detectable citrus and coriander. Minimal neutral aftertaste.

F: Light carbonation. A little foamy feeling. Neither thick or thin. Hardly coating or drying.

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Photo of fryeguy52
2.2/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of NickFry9
3.13/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Lewnanny
4.03/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Super nice subtle orange taste beer.

Got is several time but never rate it, so this one deserve a rating.

The orange whitish color and the nice orange smell is nice to drink

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Photo of DesertFox24
3.47/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of muchos
3.54/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LennyBound
2.25/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jbehlar
3.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewer101
3.14/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Golfontap
3.72/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IBUBrew
3.42/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 3,879 ratings
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