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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat is a traditional Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with ripe pumpkins and a variety of autumnal spices, including nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves, for a refreshingly smooth beer that fully captures all the flavors of fall.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MrWomey (32) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2014
This beer exhibits very little pumpkin aroma if any with a head that dissipated in less than 10 seconds. While it has a beautiful pumpkinesque color it comes across as a sub-par pumpkin beer with very mild spicing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (467) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Draft. A- Pumpkin, herb hops, cinnamon, cloves. A- Amber orange color, slightly hazy liquid, minimal white head. T- Medium sweetness, and strong pumpkin flavor. P- Medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- Had it with a sugar/cinnamon coated rim. Was quite sweet but overall a delicious pumpkin beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrymel (1481) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Thereís a random number on bottle neck indicating date, I donít care enough to research this. A: Pours a turbid autumnal ruddy orange with limited ethereal head production. A translucent sheet of taupe foam remains. Spotty lace. S: Lots of allspice and nutmeg with some sour seedy characters. A bit of the yeast remains in there as well. T: Toasty with a graham cracker tone and again, plenty of nutmeg. Some cinnamon and bready tones. M: Medium bodied with really hi carb and a semi-dry finish. O: Meh. Same stuff, different bottle. Hard to find a really good pumpkin IMO. Serving type: bottle 10-20-2011

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BigHoss (168) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Poured a a cloudy orange light brown, with a head that disparates quickly. I smell pumpkin, holiday spices and wheat. I taste all of the same also has fresh clean finished. Not bad..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gschrade (549) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 11, 2013
I had this at Applebee's. Pours hazy orange with a off white head. Taste pumpkin, spice. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ontbeertaster (2309) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle, pours a hazy orange, aroma is spicy and taste is as well, it has a bunch of cinnimon and nutmeg then a bit of the wheat taste, overall it was okay

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Modularman (112) - - NOV 9, 2013
Six pack bottle, smell of wheat and a hint of spice, appearance is cloudy orange,taste is confusing with a mixture of lemon and spice, very mediocre beer that doesnít know if it is a straight wheat beer or pumpkin ale. Beer is ok but there are better options

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Brentv (316) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Drank from the bottle, so no comments on appearance. This beer was offered to me by a friend, and I was intrigued with the opportunity to try a pumpkin beer as the fall weather is getting cooler. The flavor is odd, spicy, but neither smelled nor tasted of pumpkin. Instead, itís an odd combination of spices that succeeds in masking the beer flavor, but is not really pleasant at all. Interesting at first sip, but just unpleasant afterwards. Could not finish the bottle. Wonít buy or try again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
J_man (695) - Tustin, California, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Light vegetal aroma but stronger fresh bread scents. Slightly murky pumpkin orange with a decent white head. Soft wheat flavor and body with light but enjoyable pumpkin pie spices. Light caramel sweetness balances out the veg and spices nicely. Good, light, refreshing fall pumpkin beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (518) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
12fl oz. bottle. Pours a nearly clear, slightly dark orange with a half finger, off-white head that fades to a thin film quickly. Aroma is semi-sweet. Notes of pumpkin pie and spices. Taste is mild compared to the aroma. Not overly bitter or malty with a slightly spiced pumpkin aftertaste. Low to medium body with a medium carbonation. Fairly crisp and clean in the mouth. Refreshing and drinkable. Overall not bad but not the greatest. Could have a stronger flavour to match the aroma, and a bit more of a feeling in the mouth. Worth a try if you canít get any other pumpkin brew. Cheers!


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