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RATINGS: 115   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 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adwakely (2) - Maple Ridge, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014 does not count
Tangy and spicy. Very unique taste. Strong after taste. Cloudy looking beer. Almost a bit too tangy to the point of almost sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jayturcot (7) - - MAY 21, 2014 does not count
Loved the hint of chili found in the beer. Not strong apricot. Really enjoyed this beer. Light and refreshing with some interesting parts

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrewFace (965) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Damn it Shirah. Hazy yellow color. Vegetal pepper aroma, sweetness follows with some mango fruity character. Fruity apricot up front and then lots of pepper flavor and big residual heat in the back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrSquash (61) - Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Smells like tropical fruit on first opening. Then turns into a raw jalapeño scent. Not too harsh to drink. Heat in the back of throat but dissipates quickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (993) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to dan. Pours yellow with white head. Aroma of jalepano and heat. Taste is sweet up front, then all heat. Not that bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (3764) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to Dan. Nose is vegetal. Very sweet up front and then goes into a slow burn in your throat. Ugh. Not bad but definitely glad someone shared it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (3270) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bomber. Pours a very cloudy pale yellow with some orange tint. Nice foamy head that collects to a ring. Very cool aroma of sour lemon, peppers, wet grass, and wheat. Tastes very good too. Nice mix of wheat, peppers, and fruit. The fruit comes off more sour and tart than sweet which works really well and makes this rather unique. Moderate pepper burn in the finish that linger a very long time. I love pepper beers and this one of the more unique ones I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3508) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 23, 2014
One of the most interesting low-alcohol wheat ales I’ve ever had. The apricots and Jamaican Scotch Bonnet peppers are an odd combo, but they somehow work. Only 9 IBUs, but the beer’s tartness and peppery heat balance out the malts surprisingly well. Oddly refreshing and curiously enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sulawang (895) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
Visual: Pours cloudygolden sunshine yellow with a small foamy dissipating head, thin layer of retention, lots and lots of active streams. Nose: Fruity apricot with some funk, citrus, and wheat malts. (lvl-4)-pungency Attack: incoming sourness, crisp fizzy mouthfeel Mid-palate: (lvl-6)-fruity sweetness, medium-high sourness/tang, tart mouthfeel, (MAIN) apricot, bright pineapple, wheat malts, scotch bonnet pepper vegginess Finish: medium-lvl deep heated spiciness, clean wheat malt off-dry finish. Summary: Extremely sippable with a good balanced complexity of sweet-sour-tart-heat-fruity. Definitely unique and original.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Hazy straw hue with fizzy white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is apricots, wheat, peppers, clove, yeast. Taste is dry with a nice spicy following and CO2 sharpness. Mouthfeel is refreshing with a light body and good carbonation. All in all this was a decent brew.

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