Shock Top Lemon Shandy | Anheuser-Busch

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2.83/5
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751 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Bitterbill on 03-23-2012

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#45,434
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
751
pDev:
25.44%
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2.23/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz. bottle, with code on the bottleneck label 13114. Acquired this bottle as part of a mixed six pack at the local beer store. A horrible idea I'm sure, and another awful incantation of the Shock Top brand. For the sake of knowledge!

Poured into a Lagunitas mason jar.

A - Pours a sickly pale yellow color with under two fingers of white fizz for a head that sizzles it's way out of existence. Looks pretty bad.

S - Smell? There really isn't any. Dusty yeast, pond water, and some grains. Artificial lemonade in the background. No spice character detected.

T - Taste is the same: dusty wheat, malts, grains, and some carbonated artificial lemonade soda mixed in there as well. I can see the wheat beer part, but the "Belgian", not so much.

M - Feel is crisp, light, watery, and mildly refreshing, in the same sense that a soda is. Light bodied with high bloating carbonation.

Overall, it's pretty bad, but it is drinkable and sessionable on a scorching summer's day. I can indefinitely say I would even prefer a Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy over this garbage. Avoid.

Shock Top Lemon Shandy ---2/5.

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A-Hazy pale gold with a small white head that fades fast
S-wheat base but a good sweet lemonade smell
T-sweet lemon taste with a strong wheat grain aftertaste that stays with you til the finish
M-light body and a medium carbonation
O-It was little better than okay for a fruit beer. Might have been better on a hot summer day.

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Shock Top Lemon Shandy from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.83 out of 5 with 751 ratings