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Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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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:
#44,332
Reviews:
891
Ratings:
3,874
pDev:
23.31%
Bros Score:
3.1
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
1,043
Trade:
0
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Photo of BenHoppy
3.2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.62/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Spencer96
1.23/5  rDev -58.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of TooLucid
3.15/5  rDev +6.4%
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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Photo of akopczyk
3.07/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yancot
2.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mark66
4.87/5  rDev +64.5%
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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Photo of sglooney316
2/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of WangFire
3.74/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mcthfg
2.78/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Rlhj
2.21/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of KyRktect
3.88/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mltobin
2.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ewpass
3.29/5  rDev +11.1%
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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Photo of OriginalWayOut
3.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basaywhat
2.94/5  rDev -0.7%
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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2.71/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of thampel09
2.64/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.23/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wejohnsn
1.86/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

uninspired and flat. kinda creamy mouth feel . I got in this in a can to taste and try. Can looks cool and I like oranges so I expected a hint of it but there was none.not much flavor. Busch NA was more satisfying.

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3.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into tight nonic
(April 13, 2017 born-on date)

L: cloudy yellow-gold to gold, buildup of amber in middle of glass; 1-inch head of white foam that dissipates quickly; keeps a thin but consistent collar of white foam; no sticking/lacing

S: peach, apricot, very sweet ... like sugar-coated dates or fruitcake

T: apricot-orange, again very sweet ... residual yeast note, slightly earthy in the aftertaste; sweet cheesecake; as it warms and palate adjusts, the first sip is always super sweet with a cheesecake-like sour/softness ... sour as in that thing cream cheese has that's just a bit different; lime ... cilantro; orange ... lightly tart orange

F: light and crisp as expected but with a pinch of ale weight/softness to it ... quite intriguing; shows moderate activity in the glass, so it makes sense -- it's not a rip-your-tongue-off force-carbonated nightmare, which many macro-brews can be

O: the level of sweetness suggests sugar and/or syrup of some kind is in there, and the cheesecake note is weird ... not offensive or terrible, just weird; there's also little-to-no clove in it, which many will find refreshing; overall it's neither a world-beater nor a drainpour; nothing I'll drink again but interesting to investigate nonetheless

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3.84/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yes I know it is made by the Borg, but it's still pretty darn good for a white beer. Could do a lot worse.

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3.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.56/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 3,874 ratings
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