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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
A little hazy. Not very good pumpkin flavors. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ozzy70 (1050) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 2, 2015
16 oz. can from Quicky Mart. Pours very cloudy/dark copper. Quickly diminishing tan head. Aroma of spices, wheat and yeast. Taste was watery and sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (7374) - Utah, USA - NOV 2, 2015
12oz bottle picked up at Harmons
Slightly cloudy golden with a small white head, no lacing. Aroma of wheat and pumpkin. Taste of pumpkin spices and wheat Decent, bland and not much to it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (4698) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle from Albertsons. Nothing special here, but not totally gross either. Just about as generic as you can get. At least its not a pumpkin pie spice overload....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (4618) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle. Dark copper color. Aroma of pumpkin and sweet wheat. Simple taste of sweet chemical pumpkin and wheat. Not good, but not nearly as bad as most ratings make it to be.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
euniceradio (522) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 16, 2015
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours clouded deep amber red, small ring white head. Aroma of pumpkin pulp, cinnamon, and spices. Taste of the same with caramel, gingerbread, and clove. Mouthfeel is light-medium, watery, good carb. Finish is lightly spiced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (678) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Cloudy yellowish-orange. Small head, no lacing. Grassy aroma, understated pumpkin taste. Good combination.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_rookie (530) - Arkansas, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Pours a very cloudy orange color. Pretty big white head, goes away quick. Nothing exciting here.

Aroma is weird. Its like a can of pumpkin pie mix. Yes, I smell pumpkin, and spices, and crust. But it doesnt smell like pie. Its light on the nose.

I taste lots of crust. Nutmeg is pretty strong. Theres other spices too, but not so easy to pick out. Pumpkin is there, but not too strong. I guess its malty in taste. Im not sure.

Mouthfeel is pretty good. Its pretty smooth and pretty drinkable. Its creamy. It finishes slightly spicy.

Overall Im not particularly a fan. Its like most if not all Shock Tops, not memorable. I wonder if all Shock Tops start off as one and flavoring is added to make the product. But theres something off about this. Its okay, but it could stand to be more bold, or more spicy, or something. Anything. I really didnt like it at first, but Ive changed my tune as Ive had more and more. If you want a pumpkin beer, try something else.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JeepGC4x4 (31) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Its pretty good for a pumpkin beer. Its a good cold weather brew. Pumpkin spice and cinnamon are prevelent. Its decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Livendadream (230) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Btl pours a light amber color with a fizzy white head that vanished quickly leaving no lace. Smells of spice nutmeg,cloves and ginger with a hint of vegetal gourd aroma. Tastes of pumpkin pie ,cinnamon,nutmeg,brown sugar,crust and squash. Light body,under carbonated,watery mouthfeel and a tingly,spicy finish. Beer has nice aromas, a decent pumpkin pie flavor. The light body and weird mouthfeel just dont work for me. The spices are not overwhelming. It is drinkable but probably wont try again.


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