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RATINGS: 351   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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2.8
jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear amber with off white head. Nose of pumpkin, all spice and deodorant. Taste is pumpkin, banana and light all spice. Medium body.

3.3
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 14, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear amber color with a short lived off-white head. S: Not too shabby of an aroma. Lots and lots of spices, mostly cinnamon and all spice with a bit of nutmeg and clove. A slightly sweet malt note, maybe even a touch of vanilla. Surprising... T: A definite vegetable/squash type flavor to it. A decent spiciness of cinnamon and all spice. There is a little bit of banana to it, interestingly. Maybe a touch watery, really my main knock on it. M: Light in body with medium carbonation. O: As much as I’d like to say otherwise, this was pretty decent.

3
bhensonb (15188) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy orange/amber with a creamy near-beige head. Moderate pie spice aroma. Mostly nutmeg. Med minus body. It’s pie spice and detectable wheat. Maybe a bit too much clove. Certainly one of the better Shock Top ales.

3
Ratman197 (14826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle poured a clear orange ambr with a lasting amber head. Aromasof carmel, cinnamon, allspice and light clove. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, cinnamon and allspice with a crisp lingering spiced finish.

2.5
djd07 (14471) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2011
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy orange copper with a small frothy off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is cinnamon and spice. Thin mouthfeel with a clove and nutmeg flavor. Not much going on with this one.

3.2
Tmoney99 (14460) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle. Poured hazy orange copper color with an average off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid doughy pumpkin pie aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy balanced bourbon sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Standout seasonal beer.

3.1
Drake (13726) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2012
12 ounce bottle from a Kroger. Pours a very hazy orange color with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of pumpkin and pumpkin spices. The taste is pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and very faint citrus and wheat. Thin-medium bodied. Pretty generic but not bad.

2.9
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(12oz bottle) Pours a hazy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin, caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and allspice. Flavor of pumpkin, caramel, clove, and cinnamon.

3.2
Dogbrick (13010) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Hazy orange-amber pour with a medium creamy white head that diminishes quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet pumpkin spice and a bit of malt. Light body with flavors of pumpkin and grainy malt. The finish is short and sweet with a pumpkin aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

0.8
crossovert (12879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2014 Had just a taste. Just basically a thin pumpkin beer. It is pretty bad and seems a bit artificial.


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