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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


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2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - APR 28, 2013
Smells and tastes like a sour apple jolly rancher. Not bad on a hot day, but tough to have more than one or two. Tart and sweet, and full of apple flavor.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (2603) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours out a straw color topped with a white head. Nose is green apple jolly ranchers and cinnamon. Taste is more of the fake green apple taste along with some sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (973) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Draft during RBSG 2014 at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten. Hazy apricot yellow with off-white head. Aromas of big apples. Tastes of big apples, wheat, citrus. Light body with a dry finish. Decent.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thegreenrooster (3154) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Pour is a cloudy yellow with a large white head. Aroma is all apple. I could small it as I was pouring it from the can. Flavor is again all apple. This is very sweet and way artificial. There is no way AB could get this apple flavor and aroma naturally. A buck for the can b/c I wanted something light.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
cmiller54hr (35) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2014
June Apple aroma. Tastes like apple jolly rancher. Not sure if this is beer or cider. Not a fan

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of apple flavored candy and cinnamon. Flavor of apple candy, honey, wheat, cinnamon, and pear juice.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Draft at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten after a brewery tour. Pours a dull, hazy yellow-orange with a big white head. Notes of apples, wheat, candy, and honey. Medium-bodied, with high carbonation and a muddled mouthfeel. Not much to it. But it smells good. And that gives it the edge over other fruited Shock Tops.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheAlum (5530) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft on tap at the Anheuser Busch Brewery (St. Louis, MO). Pours a well hazed golden amber hue, good haziness and frothy whitish head dies to a mellow ring, laces small. Aromas are potently sweet, apple nectar, sweet sugar and touches of gentle spice, apple pie, flaked wheat and a bit bready. Initial is sweet, almost sickly so. Faint citrus, apple pie and jolly ranchers. Sweeter, not sticky with that potent artificial apple candy flavors. Finish is a touch sticky, red apple and faint spice, deadened wheaty malts. Wow. That’s sweet and a bit messy, but I bet it sells

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bebum (270) - - JUN 22, 2014
Foamy and lacy, clear until you swirl the last bit left in the bottle and pour it in. Pale gold. Yeasty nose. Light body, delicate but not weak flavor, very refreshing, well carbonated with a rather coarse mousse, decent length. Very sweet but also crisp, carbonation and refrigeration can help prevent it from being cloying. Apple, yeast, no hop. Good aperitif, interesting combination of beer and cider. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ferris (2868) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft - Sweet green apple. Cloudy gold with a thin white head. Semi sweet green apple with a light bit of malt.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Homer321 (1591) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft at STL brewery. Aroma is all tart apple. Pour is a very hazy orange yellow color with no head. Taste is sweet up front with a quick tart apple jolly rancher. Crisp dry finish.


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