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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Burnside Sweet Heat is a wheat ale with an addition of 200 pounds of Apricot puree, then dry hopped with imported Jamaican Scotch Bonnet peppers. Reminiscent of a Caribbean chutney, Sweet Heat has a subtle tartness from the fruit with a slight spiciness from the peppers which also adds a fruitiness to the aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (1301) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 16, 2015
Part of a tasting flight at BCS. Hazy mango juice color with no head. Very light fruit aroma and some grain. Watery mouthfeel with a medium to light body. Taste has some soap and vegetative notes with some light fruit. Spicy finish. Kinda weird.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
yourilevesque (703) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
Dégustée au RBBSG 2015. Cheers all! Bière que j’ai beaucoup aimé lors de ma première gorgée mais qui dès la deuxième m’a soudainement paru infecte. Jaune paille, voilée, la bière propose un nez poivré et très houblonné. Ce n’est qu’à la deuxième gorgée que j’ai réellement détecté l’atroce acidité de la bière lorsque celle-ci a fouetté mon palais insouciant. Un véritable goût de piment non pas dans la bouche, mais dans le fond de la gorge. ARK! Les quelques saveurs présentes sont fades, mal définies et inutilement présentes car le piment éclipse absolument tout. À l’instar de cette chose mi chatte mi lionne sur l’étiquette, cette bière est laide et indéfinissable. Vous portez bien votre nom, Burnside...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2015
650 ml. bottle sampled @ “Hot & Sweaty RBBSG 2015”. Purchased @ Caigny. Pale golden, little white head. Nose is very odd, strongly vegetable with lots of lemon, fizzy & artificial like,… Taste is milky, soapy, vegetable with apricots, not good followed by chili head, heat is quite good but the rest really wasn’t,… Hugely soapy body. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9190) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Part of a flight on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
Lime, citrus, spicy, head taste. Heat, ginger like aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness, heat on the tongue. Hazy straw yellow color, white head. Vegetal, ctirus scent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElManana (1307) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle at RBBSG, thanks for sharing 77ships. Horrible, heat, yeast, very bad beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Benzai (11364) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2015
Sampled from bottle @ RBBSG 2015. Hazy pale yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, lemongrass, chili burn heavily, peppers. Oh dear Lord, way way too much for me. Yuk!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5901) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Sampled at the brewpub. Haxy golden. White ring. Lots of wheat and apricot here. Some spiceiness. Feels like fruit juice in the mouth. Black peppers along with anchos, maybe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2910) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bomber from Safeway. Very hazy light straw in color. Nose is somewhat like a wheat ale or wit. Some fruitiness and a hint of spiciness. Very spicy. A little underlying sweetness in the background. Overall quite spicy. Kind of reminds me of pizza for some reason.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SVD (1045) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
Sample at Tuesday Tasting at De Molen. Aroma is pepper, wheat. Taste is some fruit, very spicy, not great, too spicy for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle shaped at the De Molen monthly tasting. Pours cloudy blonde with a ring white head. Aroma of fruity peppers, light mango, apricot and other fruits. Flavour is light to light moderate sweet and bitter. Pepper heat showing up fairly strong in the first sip and building with each after. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Interesting, but certainly wouldn’t want to drink the whole bomber by myself.

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