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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   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.


Lightrider's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (311) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle into a goblet. Thanks to Dave N. Pour is a dark orange gold with a fine head. Aroma is of pumpkin bread. Taste is of semi sweet pumpkin bread. Finish us a nice bitter pumpkin.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CVBis007 (5) - - DEC 23, 2014 does not count
This beer tastes artificial and contrived. I imagine a Budweiser being altered with Mrs. Smith's pie filling.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmpersandAL (5) - Indiana, USA - DEC 22, 2014 does not count
It came in a variety pack with some of my favorite flavors and I wasn’t too impressed. The only thing I enjoyed about it was the aroma. Had a good scent, but I wasn’t very impressed with the taste. It’s not the worst beer by any means, it’s just mediocre.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Not bad. Pours a nice orange. Aromas of nice sweet butter and pumpkin. Flavors fall short. No sweetness.. A bit bitter on the end. Average.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
burger1124 (5) - - DEC 18, 2014 does not count
Surprisingly not cloudy. I expected a bit more haziness. Too much carbonation. Head evaporates quickly. Aroma was surprisingly citrusy...almost a spring/summer beer aroma. Very little pumpkin in the taste. Starts more bitter than it finishes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1049) - Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Pours a honey golden mildly murky color. Short white head that fades very quickly. Banana bread nose. Medium body with a crispy carbonation. Subtle pumpkin notes are balanced by the malt.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (2438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2014
12 fl. oz. on tap @ McGreevy’s. Pours clear orange with a low head. Aroma is malts with some pumpkin and spices. Flavor is more bland, with the pumpkin and spices more on the background. Not bad, but has "big brewery" written all over it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (776) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Very cinnamony smell, taste is the same, smooth and malty, tad bit watery but good pumpkin taste

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (1362) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Twelve oz bottle. Nose is mildly pumpkin and wheat. Taste is deceptively good pumpkin, mild wheat presence. Body is thinner and lively. Not a bad beer though. Better than expected.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
atlrizzob (179) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2014
For a guy that is not the biggest fan of pumpkin beers I didn’t mind this one as much as some of the more "crafty" labels. Pours a hazy golden amber with minimal white head. Nose is all pumpkin and some cinnamon and nutmeggy notes. Flavor is pumpkin, wheat, and spice. Not as much spice as the aroma as in the taste. Pleasantly surprised.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6843) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Mike’s fridge. Pours a cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Pretty nice aroma- the pumpkin spice is far from overwhelming and balanced with sweet malts and wheat. The flavor is a slightly less satisfying version of the same. Light-bodied, with low to moderate carbonation and a thin, smooth mouthfeel. Not bad.


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