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RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (2297) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - JAN 19, 2013
12 oz bottle available in grocery stores all across America. Why do I feel the need to buy the newest Shock Top beers whenever they show up? Morbid curiosity, maybe? Pours cloudy orange-yellow with a quickly collapsing white head. Aroma is predominantly cider with a bit of wheat in the background, with floral perfumey notes and maybe some Off mosquito repellant--or maybe this beer conjures up summertime memories for whatever reason. Tastes like a cider but has the mouthfeel of a wheat beer. This is pretty odd. I can’t say it tastes bad, because it doesn’t. There is a slight chemical off-note that isn’t too distracting, really. Mouthfeel is creamy like a nice wheat beer. Not bad for a Shock Top, but I still feel a little lame drinking this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (4760) - Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2016
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikske79 (1500) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - OCT 15, 2016
De geur is net als een fruitsap, zeer zoet en lekker. Een mooie schuimkraag, de kleur mooi blond. De smaak is zoals een goed appelbier zoals newton.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (9611) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle, sampled at Medicine Hat Beerfest 2016. Fizzy pale gold, apple candy aroma and flavour, sweet and soda-like. I don’t like soda to begin with, let alone as a beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
p0rkch0p (90) - Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Cripsy, yes. Apple, yes. Artificial, yes. Sure does attract these pecker gnats with its false hope aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (748) - Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Pours gold with fizzy white head. Apple cider aroma... Sweet apple flavor. Like an apple Shandy... My wife who does not like beer thought it was good... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer_rookie (420) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Dang error, erased everything I wrote

Pours an apple cider color. Sligjtly cloudy, hazy, unfiltered. One finger off white head. No retention, no lacing.

Aroma is apple, very apple. Sweet, very sweet. Are little wheaty. Smells like cider.

Taste is apple, somewhat tart. Wheat and apples. It’s also quite metallic. Metallic flavor is perhaps dominating the flavor.

Mouthfeel is medium light. Metallic and tart. Semi dry. Tart and metallic.

Overall, going from memory here. Not a particular fan. It’s okay. Too metallic in the taste. Would not buy it again, probably would not recommend it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VincentDamon (476) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2016
Bière couleur paille, voilée, avec une belle mousse. Nez de pommes sucrées surtout. Bouquet de cidre de pomme je dirais. En bouche, c’est un peu trop sucré pour qu’on puisse parler de bière blanche de style belge. La pomme sucrée est tellement en évidence, quoi qu’un peu chimique, que toutes les filles à la fête ont bien aimé... Cheers !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cajun (420) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle - Pours pale gold, white head. Apple cider smell... hint of lightly baked bread. Flavors of light roasted wheat, fruity..apple cider. Very light hops end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
joeneugs (5898) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle pour at the Fairfield Budweiser plant. It pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is a dead ringer for apple jolly ranchers. The flavor is the same. Syrupy, sugary sweet candy apple. Thick on the palate with a medicinal, artificial quality to it. I’m not an Inbev hater, but this was almost undrinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tommygun453 (40) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Pours a yellow fizzy with mild foam head. Aroma is hop and malt with strong scent of Apple and honey. Taste is like drinking a Budweiser brewed with a hard cider. Strong taste of sweet apple like a jolly rancher. I won’t drink it again. By the way this is not a craft beer even though it is advertised as craft.

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