Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat | Anheuser-Busch

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Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple WheatShock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat
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:
885
Reviews:
139
Avg:
3.17
pDev:
23.66%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
340
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Photo of rpmetzler
3.36/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Great apple smell, strong apple taste. A bit too bubbly in the mouth. Not very beer like, but ok nonetheless

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Photo of Immortale25
2.73/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a hazy medium amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a tiny center patch of bubbly surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Jolly Rancher apple aroma with a bit of stale beer booze aroma on the backend that's not complementary.

T- The Jolly Rancher flavor continues and there's a macro adjunct beer flavor that accompanies it. Not good. Way too sweet and I don't detect any wheat.

M- Well, at least the "crisp" part of the name lives up to the feel. Medium carbonation and a light body.

O- This barely qualifies as beer. This is clearly marketed toward the college crowd looking for something sugary sweet to sip on that'll get them drunk. What sucks is I can't even cook with the remainder of the beer in my glass I don't want to drink because I can't think of any recipe that would call for candy apple flavored beer.

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Photo of Drknight
3.27/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ColSanders123
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Alissa2579
2.4/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Found this in my fridge from a party back in may (eek). This tastes just like a jolly rancher candy. While I do love sweet girly beers this one is just not my thing. Will not be trying this again

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Photo of pep
3.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Walshf09
4.46/5  rDev +40.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This apple crips has a wonderful flavor. Can be drank year round. Awesome sitting next to a fire. Can be drank with meals or as an after dinner desert beverage.

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Photo of taters21
1.96/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Honestly, this beer just isn't for me, maybe it'd appeal more to someone else's palate but it just smelled sour and fermented(yes, I understand all beer is fermented), and tasted rank not quite sweet like a hard cider and not quite like a wheat beer, the concept just didn't work for me and my palate but hey maybe it'll work for yours.

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Photo of robebo44
3.15/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MustyDusty
3.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jerid
3.77/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not as carbonated as a cider. Slightly sour taste. Overall pretty good.

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Photo of danlib21
4.04/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very refreshing. The crispness of the Apple is very present.

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Photo of Giesch
3.69/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VTR
2.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a sweet enjoyable after dinner drink that a non serious beer drinker will find non offensive. It is apple wheat beer mixed with apple cider. It has a good taste that is true to the name. I found it to be a good easy drinker. While this is a good average beer do not compare it to a cider. I am a huge hard cider fan and this tastes nothing like Woodchuck Cider or another reputable hard cider product. Bottom line is that is just a sweet easy drinking average beer that is great for a group of non beer drinkers.

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Photo of Mbertrand2
4.44/5  rDev +40.1%

Photo of CountryRock2001
3/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of grahamboudreaux
1/5  rDev -68.5%

Photo of Adam_Wenger
3.24/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of TylerSeitz52
3.2/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of routledc
4/5  rDev +26.2%

Photo of Jonny_nobes
4.92/5  rDev +55.2%

Photo of The_Pancake
4/5  rDev +26.2%

Photo of Jeff_Winger
2.8/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of amazon
5/5  rDev +57.7%

Photo of Antc2382
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
3.17 out of 5 based on 885 ratings.
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