Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White

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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.

Added by zjungleist on 03-11-2006

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1.25/5  rDev -58.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Exceptionally unimpressive. I don't know how people like it.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottle split and poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a bright golden yellow with a 1 finger dense white head. Mostly opaque so you can only see a little bit of carbonation. A few spots of lacing.

S: Actually not as much orange to the nose as I thought there would be. Just a little hint along with some yeast.

T: Mostly a semi-fake orange with an attempt at a yeast kick. Fairly bland. Gets a little bonus because its not offensive.

M: Has moderate carbonation, sort of a thin light body.

Overall a beer for people who dont know much about craft and mistake this flavor for being good beer taste.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, golden orange color with a white, 2-finger head. Subpar retention. The resulting lace is spotty, but shows decent stick.

Smell - Strongly smells of wheat, a touch of milkiness, and with an underlying orange character.

Taste - Starts with wheat and faint orange notes, but by mid-taste a watery cheapness creeps in, and the beer finishes like a hollow shell.

Mouthfeel - Light, near watery, with little carbonation.

Overall - What a terrible disservice to the witbier style. Most are light, but this is ridiculous! Makes Blue Moon taste like Allagash by comparison.

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
3.02 out of 5 based on 3,813 ratings.
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