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:
#43,486
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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Ratings: 3,858 |  Reviews: 890
Photo of quirkzoo
2.03/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

leftover from a family reunion, decided to review the last bottle alongside Voodoo's wit.

Pours a pale golden color with a fizzy white head that dissipates very quickly. There is a hint of belgian spicy yeast on the nose but it is very muted. Like someone dropped a single clove in my glass, I can just barely smell it. I also get a stale sugar aroma, it reminds me of a 7-up that has been left on the counter all day. The taste is flaccid, I get a touch of coriander but more of that stale soda flavor that I got on the nose. The mouthfeel is extremely thin and soda like, I am sure it would be really drinkable on a hot day. Overall if someone offered it to me on a hot day I would drink it but I won't seek it out.

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Photo of StealieClimber
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of mzeld
3/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of BTFU
2.83/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - A cloudy orange, with a foamy head that disappeared quickly.

S - Smells sweet, maybe honey, but not a normal wheat sweetness. More like sugar

T - Some different spices mixed in with a little bit of lemon and A LOT of orange.

M - Very smooth with a good feel on the tongue and a clean finish.

O - A decent beer for a change-up, but nothing I'm rushing back to.

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Photo of ayestidham
3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Sw33ptheleg
3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Photo of BeerKangaroo
2.94/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

In a pint glass:

A: pale orange colored body with a small head that dissipates quickly, and it has minimal lacing

S: orange/citrus with a little bread/wheat added in

T: light sweet orange and biscuity bready malt

M: medium, sessionable, some carbonation felt on the tongue, alcohol felt, dry sweet finish

O: its a beer that is trying to do something different, but just doesn't quite have it just yet, no yeast so its not a real witbier, would I have again, unsure - ???

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Photo of Nage37
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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1/5  rDev -66.2%

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3/5  rDev +1.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +52%

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4.25/5  rDev +43.6%

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3/5  rDev +1.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -49.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of chickenflea
2.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Lightly hazed, pale yellow body with a tall, somewhat lasting, white head. Smell: Rather scant hints at pale malts and malted wheat before some slightly bolder, but still very, very mild notes of clove and orange peel. Taste: Pale malts swing towards a slightly tangy malted wheat with a mild, subtle sweetness. Medium carbonation. Dry finish. Mouthfeel: Thin-bodied. Medium, though airy carbonation. Drinkability: Not recommended. The best part of the beer is the aroma. But the taste is too thin and evaporates after just a second or two. Very unsatisfying.

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4/5  rDev +35.1%

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3/5  rDev +1.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

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