Shock Top Belgian White | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
70
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3,823 Ratings
THE BROS
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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:
3,823
Reviews:
880
Avg:
3.02
pDev:
22.85%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
1,004
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jmills3
2.91/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of SoulFroosh
3.1/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Get all preconceived notions out of your head before drinking....

Don't think about who it was made by
Don't view it as a crafty beer

Just drink. It's pretty refreshing! I would say on a blind test that it has an adjunct light base, but ramped up slightly with some depth and nicer mouthfeel. Looks pretty good too.

As long as this stays in the correct price range (lower end) it's a decent and tasty alternative to the piss filth Anheuser-Busch pumps out otherwise.

Cheers

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Photo of Superbohl4
2.52/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Panama76
3.42/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of otoolman221
3.2/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pintwacky
2.92/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of CA_Jim
2.25/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Just a big cup of "meh". It's not bad, I wouldn't call it swill, but it's certainly not special or notable in any way.

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Photo of Mxsluis
2.64/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rudzud
2.87/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a hazy golden hue witha two finger white head that fades almost immediately to leave a thin halo and light wisps. No real lacing at all.

S - Aromas of soft belgian esters, light banana, faint wheat.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, soft belgian easters, gentle wheat, banana, lighter lemon.

M - Mouthfeel is crisp, on the thinner side.

O - Overall...yeah, no one is buying this beer to savor and enjoy. Is is pleasant with an orange slice, sure, but as is it gets the job done and goes well with food.

Serving Type: Bottle

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Photo of n2492004
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of freewheeln
3.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rpmetzler
2.65/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very....very generic. A little too generic

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Photo of Gemini6
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.13/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cord
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of jooler
3.19/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.37/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jazzer
2.73/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tumblingpenguin
2.3/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

I had this with and without an orange. With the orange, I primarily tasted the orange and very little of the beer itself. It was more like a soda than a beer. Without the orange, and overall, I found the beer less than average. I could taste the citrus and coriander, which gave it an earthy tone, but, unfortunately, it just wasn't all that great.

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Photo of BRob1023
3.6/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Love me some shock top

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Photo of Alagator
3.84/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Surprise to the tastebuds. Great all season drink

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Photo of Ela
2.49/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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

This is a decent beer for the price but it lacks something I expect in a Belgian White. I think it's lack of yeast flavor.

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Photo of Musineer
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Coorsy
3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Shock Top Belgian White from Anheuser-Busch
3.02 out of 5 based on 3,823 ratings.
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