Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

Shock Top Belgian WhiteShock Top Belgian White
3,860 Ratings
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.

Added by zjungleist on 03-11-2006

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Average looking. White head that doesn't last or leave much lace on top of a cloudy tan beer with just a few bubbles.

Not bad smelling, kinda fruity and orangey with some nice spiciness.

Taste is ok enough but nothing special. Sweet syrup kind of kills the expectations from the aroma. Citrus and wheat mostly, just a smidge of barely detectable hops.

body is pretty thin and finishes syrupy and sugary.

Overall it's an AB product and it shows. I would love it if these guys would actually make a craft beer that could compete on its own merits instead of relying on packaging and advertising.

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I have had this beer both on tap and bottled. In both cases it has been superior to many Belgian whites brewed by microbreweries. It is certainly not Hoegaarden, but it is half the price. It goes down really easy, and like all good white beers, it is a real treat on a hot summer day. It puts a smile on my face!!!!

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Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 3,860 ratings
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