Shock Top Lemon Shandy
Anheuser-Busch

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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #981
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
67
Ranked #50,762
Avg:
2.85 | pDev: 25.61%
Reviews:
120
Ratings:
790
From:
Anheuser-Busch
 
Missouri, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  10
Gots
  245
SCORE
67
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Shock Top Lemon ShandyShock Top Lemon Shandy
Notes: Our Lemon Shandy is a unique take on the classic Shandy that is distinctly Shock Top.

Brewed with two row and six row malted barley and five different types of hops, this Belgian-Style Wheat Ale is then combined with citrus peels, coriander, natural lemonade flavor and a hint of sugar for a subtle sweetness. The end result is an incredibly refreshing, crisp and smooth beer that hits the spot.
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dacrza1 from New Jersey

2.08/5  rDev -27%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

DATE: August 14, 2016... OCCASION: Returning home from a great time at Penn State with Jer...watching the Olympics and trying to cool down...GLASSWARE: PSU weizen... sparse bubbles settle through a murky yellow gold body... the head is off-white and finishes before it begins to a pencil-thin circle.... lemon grass and citric juices mingle with malt liquor malts and throat lozenge to suggest this might have some work to do... first sip is light, fizzy, active at the tongue, short on its finish--perhaps this is a good thing, as the beefy, obscure flavor makes for a forgettable finish...overall, drinkable, if not somewhat bland... flavor profile is singularly lemonade, with malty sweetness providing some backbone and attempting balance to an otherwise lemony experience... tough to get behind this one when not trying to stave off the sun or the heat; in an air-conditioned room, this beer doesn't really win...

Aug 15, 2016
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Jlhoffman4 from Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +57.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Nice lemon aroma and flavor. Goes down smoothly after a 8k run

Apr 25, 2015
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HoppyBastard from Nebraska

3.58/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass, there is no "best by" date that I could find.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy, golden color with one-finger white head that quickly dissipated until a ring of small bubbles remained around the glass, almost no lacing, medium carbonation.

SMELL: faint lemon, bread.

TASTE: there is the taste of lemon and not much else, it tastes more like a soft drink to me, the lemon taste is refreshing and is not overdone.

PALATE: light body and medium carbonation.

OVERALL: this is not unlike a lemon radler, it's good but nothing special, it tastes like a soft drink and would appeal to persons who do not normally like beer, it's a "safe" Fourth of July beer you could serve to a wide variety of guests and no one would complain.

Jun 04, 2015
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JLaw55 from Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +57.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this one on draft and it was delicious. It tastes like a really good wheat beer that someone dropped lemon drops into. Not overly sweet though, mainly the taste without all the sugar. Very tasty.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

Jul 10, 2014
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TheMarsBear from Florida

1.99/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I pity the poor poor souls who suffer the artificial lemonade flavors in this poorly made beer.

May 22, 2015
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UristMcBrewer from Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

This is a very pale yet hazy beer with a short lived head. The smell reminds me of lemon candy. The lemon scent overpowers any others that may be present. The taste, however, is balanced between lemony and beer. The malty flavor balances with the lemony to create a sweet and lemony flavors. The hopping is very hidden; I feel that more hops could be beneficial. But it is crisp and refreshing. The feel is watery but with good carbonation. This isn't a bad shandy, maybe not the best and could use some improvement. But not bad.

Oct 31, 2019
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jamiecoppin from North Dakota

1/5  rDev -64.9%

May 03, 2014
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Metalaero from New York

3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

Mar 02, 2013
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Cobrabob428 from California

3.08/5  rDev +8.1%

Oct 17, 2014
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dhep16 from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +40.4%

Mar 04, 2013
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Kahlstrom from Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Aug 06, 2013
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rickklein9 from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sep 08, 2018
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jimmah120 from Minnesota

2.24/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle - review from notes

Not a great beer. Very watery and sweet with strong chemical "pine-sol" flavor.

Just buy any other lager and squeeze a fresh lemon innit

Jul 31, 2021
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jaidenjb from Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

Apr 16, 2012
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JMS1512 from New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Aug 30, 2014
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dodge408 from Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

I wouldn't call this a beer to be honest. I think the lemon taste is good but was left wondering where the beer taste went. I would drink it again though.

Oct 27, 2014
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tyleeis from Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +40.4%

Jul 20, 2012
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Bjcomm96 from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +40.4%

Feb 18, 2013
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Pablobomb from Illinois

3.33/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 06, 2016
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Beer4Baltimore from Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Aug 03, 2014
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kguard from Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Aug 01, 2014
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BeerDork from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasty and refreshing summer beer, but a little on the sweet side.

Jun 15, 2015
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Cynic-ale from Texas

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Jul 30, 2013
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xtonytx from Connecticut

2.67/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Feb 26, 2017
Shock Top Lemon Shandy from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 67 out of 100 with 790 ratings