Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White

Brewed by:
Missouri, United States

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.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a light amber colour. It pours with a 1/4 inch head and leaves very little lacing against the glass. It clearly has some carbonation visible but not much at all.

The smell has a nice balance of earthy, wheat tones mixed with coriander and a solid orange scent.

The taste is very pleasant. It is light and refreshing and leaves a good orange flavour on the palette. The wheat is not overbearing and nicely balanced with the orange.

The mouthfeel is a little too carbonated for me. right from the initial drink you can feel the gritty carbonation in the brew. This is really the only hit on the beer, as far as I'm concerned. Makes me burp a lot...too much? Well it's true. But the flavour and balance are still very nice.

Overall this is a solid beer. It is not too strong at 5.2% ABV, has a nice balance of flavour and a nice scent. The carbonation is a bit much but not bad at all. Worth a try and is a real all-season beer.

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1738th Review on BA
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@StoneBriar Dallas, TX

App- Pours out this weird orangey, hazy color with a soft 1 finger off white head. Very cloudy and carbonated. A small 1/2" head that was a lite white.

Smell- Artificial orange scent with some soft malts. Nothing really going on in the nose with a base witbier wheat aroma.

Taste- This was just under average for me. Not the greatest witbier but paired with some off artifical orange and other spices, bring this one down a couple more notches. Slightly grassy and earthy as a balanced witbier that fell short.

Mouth- A lighter body with a higher carbonation. Off witbier flavors with a bit of a grainy orange and spice residual flavors.

Drink- I didnt have to pay for this. It was free so oh well. They cant all be wales.

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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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