Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White
BA SCORE
2.96/5
3,864 Ratings
Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White
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:
#43,887
Reviews:
890
Ratings:
3,864
pDev:
23.31%
Bros Score:
3.1
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
1,038
Trade:
0
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2.68/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 0panther0
3.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L - golden hazy with no head to speak of
S - light citrus but very weak aroma
T - citrus, a little spice... a little dry...not really distinctive
F - smooth, light, very drinkable
O - not bad, sort of average but I like the style

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Photo of MikeyTomorrow
1.59/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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3.48/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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2.68/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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2.02/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of SpaceBeagle
3.77/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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2.89/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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2.7/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mindcrime1000
2.35/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 16 oz can

Look--The most positive aspect of this offering. Pleasing hazy/cloudy gold with a fine rocky head. A bit heavy on the sediment, and it is pretty coarse, but still pretty nice looking.

Aroma--Almost an artificial floral aroma coupled with the expected citrus blast.

Taste--Metallic and abrupt citrus; other commenters have mentioned a ton of coriander but I might have welcomed that. I didn't detect anything that nuanced. Does finish crisp and dry with some bitterness at the finish that salvages the taste somewhat.

Feel--The second best thing about this beer. A nice crisp finish, though it comes off as a bit watery.'

Overall--Another macro's attempt that falls short of the mark. It beats any macro lite that you will experience on tap, but not much else.

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4.58/5  rDev +54.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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2.61/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Has some orange and coriander in the nose and taste, but is just pretty bland overall. It's like an AAL with some orage and coriander added. Not too surprising considering who makes this.

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2.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.06/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.18/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.83/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.62/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.98/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

L -- Very hazy, muted orange. Frothy solid white head leaves moderate lacing on glass
S -- Citric hops, wheat, yeast
T -- Dough, grapefruit, lavender
F -- Fizzy. Watery undertones

60/100

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3.21/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 3,864 ratings
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