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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   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.


2.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
damzz (435) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Pours a hazy orange with a very light spice nose. Head is white leaving a ring head with spotty lacing. Taste is soft spice with ST wheat lightness. Carbonation is lively. It is a pumpkin ale. How about more pumpkin wheats from other brewers?

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - AUG 29, 2012
Not bad, but not fresh ingredients I think. It lacks some citrus and freshness. The spices are right and the mouthfeel is good, not to mushy/grainy. Overall i liked it but in order to get a high rating and a real following they need to use the best of the best and add some citrus and real flavor

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnnyJ (5272) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle. Hazy dark orange pour, thin off white head. Watery wheat malt, very lightly pumpkin, even lighter pie spice, and dull sweetness. A vet simple watered down beer for the masses, but still drinkable.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Aroma - wheat malt, faint pumpkin; Appearance - light brown, very hazy, opaque, pillowy head, poor lacing; Taste - mild wheat front, subtle pumpkin back, surprisingly tart finish; Palate - overpoweringly crisp, watery body; Overall - definitely the worst pumpkin brew Iíve had, probably on the top ten list of overall worst brews Iíve had, pathetic attempt.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Bottle. Soft cloudy orange color. Thin foamy off-white head. Nose was pumpkin and vegetable, with some wheat and malts. Flavor was unique. Crisp and clear pumpkin flavor. Not simply pumpkin flavoring or spice - it tasted like I bit into a slice of fresh pumpkin. For this reason, I rate it higher. Its a fresh taste. A nice take on the style, and out of the box.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thechandler (593) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Pours a hazy orange-brown. Aroma is sweet pumpkin and light wheat. Flavor is more pumpkiny than Iíd expect. Pretty decent for an AB product. Not a whole lot of spice but still pretty okay.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Hold brown pour. Light spices and pumpkin notes. Sits heavy. Not awful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (12660) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle poured a clear orange ambr with a lasting amber head. Aromasof carmel, cinnamon, allspice and light clove. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, cinnamon and allspice with a crisp lingering spiced finish.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (10758) - Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2014 Had just a taste. Just basically a thin pumpkin beer. It is pretty bad and seems a bit artificial.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2012
...had this from the bottle. On the nose are strong pie spices, some clove, and other weird notes. Has some wheat flavor, but is overpowered by all the weird spices, and after a couple, it becomes very cloying and the aftertaste is very overpowering. I kinda enjoyed the first one, but after the second, that was enough. Shock top, Iím not shocked that this is another sub-par offering.


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