Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat | Anheuser-Busch

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat is a unique, hand crafted brewed hybrid of Belgian wheat beer and sweet cider, with natural Honeycrisp flavor added to produce an innovative new brew that is crisp, refreshing and flavorful. This unfiltered brew is the perfect beer to welcome the warming Spring days.

Added by Jason on 01-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
881
Reviews:
139
Avg:
3.17
pDev:
23.66%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
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For Trade:
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3.26/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brewnme
3.33/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickFry9
3.7/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.35/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wac9
3.66/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like it taste like a peeled apple gonna look for it in summer

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
2.55/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of 57md
3.19/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light straw with a thin layer of head The nose has distinct apple notes. The flavor is very reminiscent of apple cider with a dry finish. The body is light and this offering is very drinkable.

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Photo of cliff1066
3.12/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerBobber
3.91/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a crazy amount of carbonation and barely a finger of white head that quickly disappears.

The smell is all APPLES! Seriously smells like a caramel granny smith apple.

The taste however goes more towards those packets of apple oatmeal cereal. Not bad at all in this reviewers taste opinion.

The mouth borders on that medium yet actually finishes fairly crisp.

Overall this is a very decent gimmick off shoot of the Shock Top line. I actually find this to be less offensive than other Shock Top off shoots and would not mind purchasing this product again.

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Photo of SamN
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Ealanjones
2.85/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle served in a glass.
Loads of apple aroma; returning to the room where I left this beer, I could smell the apples from a few feet away. Surprisingly natural and appealing apple aroma at that. The flavor is not quite as good. It's a bit too sweet and really more cider than beer. Refreshing, with a smooth body and medium carbonation.

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Photo of mmorris15
3.33/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VaporDome
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Madasyn
2.51/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Yeldarb92
1.77/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of harpus
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kevofficiel
2.79/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.75

Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat from Anheuser-Busch bought a 12 mix pack for 17,99$

Look: Hazy golden colour with 1 finger of head.

Smell: Apple juice and wheat.

Taste: Apple juice and wheat.

Feel: Dry wheat and sweet apple juice that doesn't mix together. The feels is crap. Light to medium body. Easy drinking but the after taste is not there. For me it's a big let down.

So overall would I recomend it? No, it's not a bad beer but there is definitely better options.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
1/5  rDev -68.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Chrisrebal
3.79/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
3.58/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 4/7/2016. Pours hazy golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of tart green apples, lemon, orange peel, pear, coriander, clove, light pepper, wheat, cracker, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, apple/spices, and moderate pale malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of tart green apples, lemon, orange peel, pear, coriander, clove, light pepper, wheat, cracker, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Light fruit tartness and herbal/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart green apples, lemon, orange peel, pear, coriander, clove, light pepper, wheat, cracker, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, apple/spices, and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/tart/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from tart/spiciness as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/grainy, fairly crisp, and lightly acidic/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5.2%. Overall this is a good fruited witbier style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, apple/spices, and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, refreshing, and fairly crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.12/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.59/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and golden in color with a white, finger width head that fizzes away within seconds. Fizzy bubbles rising from the bottom a bit like champagne.

Smell - Tart and sugary apple... like a green apple jolly rancher.

Taste - Follows the nose. Sweet and tart, with a lot of apple and a subtle wheat undertone. Light spice in the finish. Gets a bit cloying after a few sips, but it's decent enough to finish the bottle.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with lively, fizzy carbonation. Crisp, dry finish.

Overall - They say this is a belgian wheat, apple cider hybrid, and that's what it tastes like. It's not great, but it does have some good flavor, even if it's a bit too sweet to drink more than one.

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