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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The Jalapeño Pale is in a class by itself. Using our Free Will Pale as a foundation, we add a generous amount of fresh, hand-cut jalapeños mixed with a hint of awesome. Don’t be scared to try it! The Jalapeño is refreshing, crisp, and pairs well with the peanuts we have in the tap room!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8135) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This Pale Ale’s jalapeno flavors are well blended with honeyed cereals and hop resins for an enlightening novelty brew.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the golden-hued yellow haze.
-The jalapeno is mostly aromatic and flavorful ; this is not a gimmicky spicy number.
-Balance is almost achieved (beer is on the sweet side for a Pale Ale).
-Drinkability is high enough.

On tap at the brewery taproom.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7423) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Draught at the Birdsong, Charlotte, NC. Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Jalapeño and bell peppers in the aroma. The flavour is sweetish malty with chili and bell pepper notes. Not that strong but very well balanced. Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Serving: Draft at VBGB. Gold pour with a small white head. The nose smells like jalapenos and green peppers. The flavor has a bit of vegetal, roasted jalapenos, and some heat. Not much input from the beer side. I can’t really see why you would drink this if you want a beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lutz2jm (149) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Very tasty. The jalapeño heat is not there much and I like that about this beer. You really get the taste of the pepper quite a lot.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8947) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Nice heat in a basic ipa. Some off notes. Decent drinkability. On tap at vinter charlotte.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pnesbit (96) - Marietta, South Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Growler pour of a nice clear gold with yellow edges and a bubbly white head. Big nose of pickled an fresh jalapeño. Taste sweet caramel malt that leads into a great jalapeño flavor that is fresh and not spicy with a earthy grassy hop finish. Light but slightly sticky mouthfeel with moderate carbonation and a bitter grassy hop finish that stays on your tongue. Overall an easy drinking and intriguing beer for a hot day or anytime. It let's each flavor play it's part in succession. It easy enough to just sip but complex enough to keep you wanting more. I will defiantly be getting this again, at the brewery, with peanuts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
sudsmcduff36 (1) - - MAY 31, 2014 does not count
Good smell of jalapeño but not overpowering...taste is damn near perfect for the intent. Definitely give it a shot

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5266) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 28, 2014
First rating of 2014 Hickory Hops. Huzzah! At any rate, this is beer really tastes like jalapeno peppers. I like beers that taste like peppers, so it stands to reason that I would like this beer. I did, in fact, like this beer. Hot, but not overbearing. Tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
carolinewils81 (9) - - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
Not too spicy, flavor kinda flattens out after a while. Nice pale ale. The aroma was better than the actual jalapeño flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crompt (120) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2014
A perfect pale ale with jalapeño flavor. Smells like roasted jalapeños and has a slight bite too.


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