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RATINGS: 325   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - FEB 11, 2015
On tap at Tavern at the Square, Boston. Pours hazy orange to amber with off-white head. Pumpkin, caramel, wheat, spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (414) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- The spice, pumpkin and malt are a great combo on the nose Appearance - This beer has a really nice dark orange color with a small white head. Taste – I consider this to be one of the top pumpkin beers (especially for the price) Palate -This is a medium bodied beer with light carbonation. Overall - For me, this is a great pumpkin beer for the price. I recommend it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CopterScott (170) - Kansas, USA - FEB 1, 2015
golden color with a thin off-white head. aroma is yeast, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Flavor is pumpkin, and pumpkin spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (6159) - Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass. Pours a fairly transparent pale burnt orange with off-white head that dissipates into razor-thin lacing pretty quickly. Smells sweet with notes of Belgian yeast, caramel, nutmeg, and cinnamon with a bit of pumpkin in the background. Tastes like it smells, but less balanced. The pumpkin comes through more, but not in a good way. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied. Meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CVBis007 (51) - - DEC 23, 2014
This beer tastes artificial and contrived. I imagine a Budweiser being altered with Mrs. Smith's pie filling.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (2066) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1140) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (2613) - 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.

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