Doghair (262) - Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is IPA with a noticeable pepper component. Taste is a little muddled. The pepper sort of mutes the hops but the sharpness of the pepper isn’t there either. Good but not a favorite.
audinerd17 (20) - Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Limited release pilot series. Nothing amazing here and frankly no jalapeño flavor at all. I've had other jalapeño beers that were much better. Worth having once if you're a crazy beer nerd like me.
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GothGargoyle (1416) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light orange with a good white head. Aroma is flowers, jalapeño, honey. Medium bodied, lightly sticky mouthfeel, great balance of bitterness, fruit and spice. Taste is caramel, jalapeño, flowers, candies citrus.
nuplastikk (4697) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bomber. Green pickle aroma. Not spicy at all. Lots of jalapeno depth, but no heat to speak of. Really accentuates and works well with the hops. Classic, well brewed. Lots of malt depth. Very enjoyable beverage.
Huhzubendah (2650) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by Darrell. Thanks man.
Copper orange body with a small off-white head. Aromas of citrus and hops. Spicy peppers emerge more as the beer warms a bit. Jalapeño blends nicely into the flavor profile, rather than overpower. An interesting beer. Fun to try. Best in small quantities.
Blairgus (2727) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
20 June 2014, bottle. Orange, clear, no bubbles. Nose is sweet malt, moderate jalapeño. Med body and mildly fizzy. Sweet malt, some alcohol, faint jalapeño.
Maxbier (388) - Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Copper gold with off-white head. Aroma is predominantly topical citrus hop with a hint of jalapeno. Flavor is sweet citrus hop and caramel malt. Bitter hoppy finish which gives way to a lingering sweet. This bottle was not spicy; but there was a jalapeno in the flavor; very nice beer. Special thanks for my wife and her friend Melissa who went to great lengths to get this bottle from Seattle to Baltimore!
dlovell2 (881) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to Maxbier for sharing this one. Pours copper color with white head. Fruity pineapple aroma with some Jalapeño spiciness. Sweet malty start with tropical fruit flavors of pineapple and mango. Citrusy finish with some pepper flavor. Not much heat from peppers.
slowrunner77 (6077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A darker rich malty base and adequate juicy hops greet the nose. Probably their best IpA, peppers or not. Hoppy and sweet and big, yet balanced. Which is good, cause the pepper is pretty underwhelming. Nearly undetectable in the nose and light in flavor. Decent additional flavor, no heat (except for the alcohol). Liked the beer but wanted more peppers
19Ei8hty (1171) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
As of late I can not find the time to take tasting notes of each beer I sample. I would like to track and record my thoughts of each so I will just use the simple scoring rubric until more time is available.
sirwisa (25) - California, USA - AUG 7, 2014
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Jalapeño ipas are touch. They usually go one of two ways, and are rarely balanced. This unfortunately fell onto the too malty and green jalapeño flavor with no appreciable spice or heat.