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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bdgf06 (19) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Great aroma of the fall season. Pumpkin is strong in this as well as spice notes. Light aftertaste and good look in a pint glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (824) - 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 Ė 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (1160) - Kearney, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (830) - West Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
This was better than I wanted it to be, but the brewer got it right. Cloudy straw orange color. Thin head and lacing. Nice pumpkin pie spicing on the aroma and flavor. Flavor isnít overly spiced. The pumpkin and wheat meld together nice. Really surprising, only problem was the thin body but the finish was not as sweet and sticky as others which is actually nice. I donít know how Michelob did this but its good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2089) - - AUG 4, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-1-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance Ė Pours a vary hazy orange color amber color with a big billowy orange tinted head. The head fades pretty fast to leave a light foam and a very light level of lacing. Smell Ė The aroma is heavy of wheat with nice notes of pumpkin and some orange citrus. These are mixed with a cinnamon and nutmeg aroma that give it overall a very pleasant aroma. Taste Ė The taste begins of wheat and pumpkin with some lighter sweetness. Soon spice flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg come into the taste. These meld well with the pumpkin flavors well and with an increase in a brown sugar taste make it more pumpkin pie like. This sweeter flavor persists to the end where a citrus flavor mixes with the others to leave a pleasing taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel Ė The body of the beer average with a medium level of carbonation, giving the beer good drinkability. Overall Ė A tasty pumpkin beer with a easy drinking sweetness and spiced pumpkin flavor. While not the top pumpkin brew out there it is one of the best for its price and one to go to on occasion.

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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Pours dark orange...strong pumpkin pie spice arome.. Taste is similar...pretty good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2011
12oz bottle from Pickís poured into a lager glass. Pours a nice cloudy orange color with about 1 finger of off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and pumpkin. Taste is lightly sweet. Taste of cinnamon and pumpkin. Light bodied with a thick texture. Lively carbonation but not much of a finish. Overall, itís pretty damn good. Much better than I was expecting from the Shock Top brand.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat is a cloudy, turbulent amber ale. The bubbles continually replenish a thin, swirling white film on the surface of it. Pumpkin and wheat are both present in the aroma, along with nutmeg and allspice. Itís medium bodied, foamy and bubbly on the tongue. It leaves the mouth a little chalky. Itís lightly flavored with lemony wheat. The spices come in later and the flavor and push it to be more savory. A light, green bitterness lingers after the swallow. This is kind of neat. Itís like an American take on a dunkelweizen. The pumpkin isnít readily detectable. This is a nice autumn flavor for a beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lemke10 (913) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Pours a cloudy reddish/orange color with a slight head that dissolves quickly. Just as the beer reads, pumpkin and wheat scents are most noticeable as well as those pumpkin pie spices. Surprisingly great taste for a A.B. product. The uses of wheat and pumpkin work great together as the spices heighten the taste. The texture is fine but a tad to thin for me resulting in making this beer a very easy drinker. The finish is a little awkward but I imagine that is due to the wheat. A little more texture and volume would greatly help this beer. A better than average pumpkin beer and a surprise hit from A.B.

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