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RATINGS: 307   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boisebeer (57) - boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 28, 2012
I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. I can’t handle to much pumpkin but I do enjoy a little pumpkin in beer during the festive fall. aroma- has a nutty pumpkin smell to it. appearance- looks nice with a decent head taste- Pumpkin with wheat just as you would guess. palate- good co2 on it with the ability to drink a couple...not a few though.... Overall I would reach for another one down the road.....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElCapitan22 (81) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Pours a cloudy tea color with poor lacing and head retention. Smells of yeast and wheat, with a subtle pumpkin odor. Tastes like pumpkin, but very mild. Below average to say the least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb (2237) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at Brian’s. pretty nice nose. Nutmeg dominated I think. More of the same in the palate. A little light but decent. Underrated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
baraciisch (1932) - USA - OCT 25, 2014
Aroma of pumpkin spice, caramel malts, potpourri... Mouthfeel is thin and watery... Light pumpkin spice, watery flavor... Minimal pumpkin... Overall a watery, unimpressive beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DedicatedToFun (2754) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tap, orange pour, white head, nose is pumpkin, taste is pumpkin, some spice, meh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (1372) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Aroma: pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg. Appearance: clear Amber, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: spices continue, light sweets come up, lively carbonation. Overall: OK Pumpkin Ale, nothing too spectacular though. Bottle at Admiral’s Club First Class, JFK Airport.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCaptMatey (66) - Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured an orange to amber colour with a thin white head. Light aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon spices, malted wheat, and faint notes of pumpkin. Flavor is a decent balance of pumpkin and spices, but these seasonal flavors are unbalanced against this beers wheat roots. Light to medium beer with light carbonation. Not a bad brew, but could improve with balance among its base flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiereLuc (938) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Bière d’une orangé assez franc et rare, trouble et peu mousseuse. Le nez est en épices (les épices de pas mal toutes les bières à la citrouille - cannelle, muscade, piment de la Jamaïque...). Et le tout se traduit en bouche dans un cocktail plutôt mince et pétillant. En gros, on vient amoindrir le profil assez peu extraordinaire d’une Shock Top traditionnelle avec quelques épices qui confèrent du caractère sans nous faire oublier la vraie nature. Je suis étonné de reconnaître la Shock Top de base en arrière-plan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
reberiii (339) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
It takes that nasty shock top wheat beer and puts not a terrible amount of pumpkin and spice upon it. So, really, probably the best shock top I?ve had. Not saying a ton there, but still.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cinctus (168) - - OCT 4, 2014
Not worth. Poor pumpkin flavour mixed with poor beer flavour make for a poor beer in general. Decent pumpkin aroma though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rmorris007 (50) - - SEP 30, 2014
First pumpkin beer I’ve ever tried. was not let down. I think last years was better than this years but still good.

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