Shock Top’s new seasonal collection is upon us. The first release is Shock Top Pumpkin. From the sales sheet; 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.
Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with ripe pumpkins, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves. Pour down side of glass until 1/2 inch is left in bottle. Swirl and pour remaining beer to properly blend spices and release the aroma and flavor. Enjoy!
Style: Witbier, with pumpkin
Arrival: Estimated August, 2011.
Shock Top is adding a 3rd beer to the lineup this year – Shock Top Pumpkin. This beer will kick off a seasonal series. There is no artwork available yet for the bottles.
Per the sales sheet:
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.
Style: Flavored Wheat (Pumpkin)
Availability: 12oz bottles, Draft.
Arrival: August, 2011. Seasonal brew.
This isn’t the only pumpkin-wheat beer this fall. Check out UFO Pumpkin, headed to shelves soon.
Shock Top is a brand of Anheuser-Busch, and currently has 2 offerings – Shock Top Belgian White, and Raspberry Wheat. Looks like the brewers are experimenting with a Pumpkin Wheat also. Above in a sample label – most likely used for test markets.
Belgian-style Wheat Ale Brewed with Pumpkin and Spices
Also, Shock Top just became available in cans….