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Shock Top Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat

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Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shock Topís newest edition is Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat. This Belgian-Style unfiltered wheat ale is brewed with honey, caramel malt, and aged on bourbon cask staves for the perfect balance of flavor and refreshment all year round.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
burg326 (4736) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Poured a dark amberish orange color with aromas of offensive bourbon, wet wood, and light wheat. Flavors are pure diesel alcohol and bourbon, not good, blah, horrible overall.

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Handypaul (326) - - APR 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark orange with a frothy white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is HONEY, nothing but honey. Flavor is overpowered by honey, heavy sweet taste, average carbo and a brief sweet finish. Poured out the remainder of the bottle.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
6549 (23) - - APR 4, 2015
Nice color and aroma. The taste is a slight drop off. Overall it's a decent bourbon beer

4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Westcoasttex (8) - USA - APR 4, 2015 does not count
A nice balanced beer with a great yet mild honey aftertaste. Great on the palate with a good aroma. This was a very pleasant surprise in taste and refreshing. Fredo

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SHIG (3982) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle: Poured a golden color with white head. Aroma is bourbon. Taste is a messy bourbon and sweet caramel malt. Just doesnít work for me.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Fake bourbon and vanilla aroma. Not offensive, but not all that great either. Semi sweet. Still weak and over carbonated body.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
dnstone (2370) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Pours a golden in color. Sweet soda aroma. Tastes like like a floral cream soda.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
decaturstevo (5487) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is vanilla and wheat. Sweet honey malt with almost no bitter. A touch of old shoes. Medium body with good carbonation. No bourbon or real bourbon. Ok I guess

1.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Erussell (7) - - FEB 24, 2015 does not count
Horrible, though it is accurate in that it tastes like honey and bourbon. I couldn't choke it down. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ordybill (698) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Poured from a 12 LOZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a very sweet smell with citrus trappings with grain and malt thrown in. Appearance- This is a murky orange with transitions to more of a yellow color at the bottom of the glass. At first I thought it was the glass, but I think itís the beer Taste- Whoa, not for me! There is a slight bourbon flavor (tat I not good) and I didnít find this very drinkable Palate- I think this is a moderate bodied beer with medium carbonation and a oily feel to it. Overall- This was not good at all in my opinion. The flavor was downright bad and the texture didnít compliment the experience. I will not drink this again, even if it was free.


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