Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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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
Ratings:
3,845
Reviews:
886
Avg:
3.02
pDev:
22.85%
 
 
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Take some macro-swill (or club soda, there's not much difference).

Add some orange smell (not good orange, think bitter orange peel rather than sweet citrus).

Add a minute amount of wheat sourness and malt flavor to attack the palate first.

Let it resolve with a significant amount of orange and coriander spice flavor.

Make it linger with the taste of soggy cereal grains.

And there you have it! Shock Top!

It's not something I would ever willfully select, but at a NASCAR race it was a spot of fun compared to the other options (bud, coors, and bud light).

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Light effervescent body. Malt sweetness with a big tangerine flavor. Tastes like orange soda with unfermented malt extract added a the faintest whisp of wheat. Really a lot worse than I remember, haven't had it in a couple years, worse than blue moon and I don't like that either. Overly sweet and reminiscent of soda

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
3.02 out of 5 based on 3,845 ratings.
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