Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White
BA SCORE
11.9%
Liked This Beer
2.96 w/ 3,858 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:
#43,425
Reviews:
890
Ratings:
3,858
Liked:
460
Avg:
2.96/5
pDev:
23.31%
Alströms:
3.1
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
1,034
Trade:
0
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A - Pours a murky gold with a moderately disappating two-finger. white head that leaves no lacing.

S - Lots of lemon grass and orange zest followed by a heavy dose of wheat and a slightly malty finish.

T - Banana clove and wheat up front followed by a good dose of orange and lemon. The flavors aren't balanced very well and they fade quickly.

M - Medium bodied with light carbonation. Feels quite flat.

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 11.9% out of 100 with 3,858 ratings
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