coolpop (1283) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - DEC 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Poured hazy deep gold with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma was resinous and citrusy hops, caramel, a touch of vanilla, and rich, fruity chili. Flavor was that ... until my taste buds were singed by the heat. Quite spicy, but then I donít have much experience with chili beers.
baraciisch (1260) - USA - APR 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear yellow golden in color... Aroma of crisp citrus hops... Flavor is dominated by spicy habanero, spicy kick initially on the palate, gives way to lingering heat, but does not mask the crisp dryness and bitterness of the sculpin.... Nice combo
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papajohn (1248) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JUN 16, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2011 On tap at BP Old Grove; Light amber/golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is citrusy and light pine. Flavor starts lightly fruity sweet followed by grapefruity hops and sharp habanero heat.The heat almost takes over the beer, but is an interesting twist if you like hot peppers. Medium bodied and smooth with some long lingering habernaro heat. I would like to see a little more balance between the habanero heat and the citrus bitterness, but still I liked it.
UDBeernut (1245) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft pours golden amber capped by a slight off white head that leaves some lacing. Nose of pepper. Taste is pure heat, peppers, and some citrus on the finish. The heat is strong and lingering. An impresssive example of what can be done, but this is virtually a beer one could never turn into a session.
Ktwse (1201) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear golden amber with low white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, mango, peach and loads of habanero. Taste is WTF? Habanero, and tons of it. This is hotter than a vindaloo. Body is light and fresh, I suppose...
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italarican (1138) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 8, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Blind Tiger shared by Maxxdaddy (thanks!). Golden orange pour. Aroma and flavor are both pure pepper: habanero backed by green bell. Legitimate spiciness without being intolerable. I consider this treatment a success.
keanex (1132) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Clear amber body with a short but creamy light tan head.
Aroma: Orange, grapefruit, and pineapple with hints of heat from the habanero.
Taste: Spicy right away with grapefruit throughout. The heat builds up pretty strongly by the finish and lingers.
Palate: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Too much heat for me, this really sticks around for a bit.
JoeTheYounger (1113) - Claremont, California, USA - MAY 7, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft at bruery provisions. Clear golden color nice white head. Aroma is sweet mango and peppers. Taste like regular sculpin with a kick. Good stuff
dbarnold (1106) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Amazing, great hops and the spice that pairs with hops, all in one glass! Itís the thin, dry, citrus you know frmo sculpin with the peppers hitting the back side and providing a burning peppery finish. Get it if you can.
Smurf2055 (1052) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours darker yellow finger white head.
Smell huge grapefruit and citrus.
Taste is really hot habenero up front, dying down to the base beer ipa notes, tropical fruit.
Light and drinkable, decent amount of heat.
Good chili beer.