adnielsen (10384) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle @ home, courtesy of TheAlum. Thanks Adam! Pours an orangish brown appearance with a thin tan head. Chocolate and veggie aroma. Some cinnamon / chili spiciness. Kind of thin body. Spicy, minty chocolate, celery flavor. Pretty sweet. Low bitterness. Gross.
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl. bottle. Hazy dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, herbs, spice and bread.
shrubber85 (9999) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Tin, chocolate malt and chile aroma. Dark brown with minimal head. Sweet earthy chile, light chocolate malt, and straw flavor. Light burn in the finish. Medium body.
deyholla (9716) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 18, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap. Pours a clear amber with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of bread and grains with a sweet backing. Flavor is is full of earthy grain with a hint of backing chocolate. The slightest hint of pepper in the finish. A bit thin.
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Clear brown color. Nice one-finger persisting khaki head. Good lace. Nice, unique and complex chile aromas. Toasty caramel malts. Nice sweet and spiced taste. Lighter, smooth carbonation, dry texture. Good, interesting ale.
DocLock (9363) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours clear dark brown with ruby edges and a 2-finger tan head. Nose is brown sugary malt, mild hops, earthiness, nuts. Tastes malty, with hops, vinous fruit, earthy chile as it warms. Unique, and the peppers emerge more late, and work pretty well with this.
BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Binny’s in Bloomingdale, IL. Dark cola pour with a small ring head. I really like the aroma on this - malty, hint of chocolate, and some chili spice. Taste is pleasant - mild roast, mild sweet, and again a hint of the roasted chili late but not spicy hot or anything. Decent brew.
phaleslu (9017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft served in a pint glass at Bakersfield. Pours a deep, mostly clear amber color with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toasted chocolate and brown sugar, dried leaves, and very mild ancho chiles. The flavor is the same. Light-bodied, with a malty, earthy mouthfeel that isn’t spicy until late. Low-to-moderate carbonation. Went well enough with our Mexican food.
alexsdad06 (8244) - Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy amber brown color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted malts, mild caramel notes, light peppery spice, and a hint of earth. Not too bad, but wouldn’t seek out again.
djd07 (8230) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Uncle. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head. The aroma is roast, chocolate, caramel. Medium mouth, very sweet, spice, earthy malt, bitter finish, decent.