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Ale brewed with jalapeno and anaheim peppers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Sampled at DLD thanks to barley69 golden in color with a thin white head with aromas of peppers,grains and floral hops taste was very mild with a slight kick

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2010
Thanks to Barley69 for sharing with me at DLD. I was sceptical at first when asked to try this. I wasnít actually told what it was. Golden pour with a white head. Aroma of peppers, spices. Reminded me of the smell when opening a jar of jalepenos. Taste did have a little bite to it. Peppers, spices, some heat, but it ws put in check with the malt in the beer. Spicy, yes, overbearing, no.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (3671) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle thanks to bring on BA. Barry knew I was bummed about missing the Palo Alto/Firehouse Chocopeno on tap and was kind enough to bring this as a consolation prize. From what Iíve heard about the Chocopeno, this is probably a much better beer than that was. Pours a clear copper color with a nicely formed, lacey white head. Great aroma: fresh jalapeno peppers and caramel malt, well-balanced. Excellent and balanced flavor, lots of pepper flavor as well as a little heat. I think adding the Anaheim peppers was a nice touch. Caramel and pale malt balance. Nothing overwhelms at all. Medium body with a spicy mouthfeel and medium-low carbonation. Pretty drinkable. A really great chile beer overall, even if the heat is not as intense as a hardcore heat guy like me would like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewbie (462) - New York, USA - FEB 8, 2010
growler from the brewery. clear golden color, fluffy white head. light aroma of peppers. nice peppery taste that hangs on through the finish. went well with a little bbq sandwich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2010
Horseheads Hot-Jala-Heim is a pretty clear, lively golden beer with a fluffy white head that fades pretty quickly. The aroma has notes of corn, jalapeno, DMS and a little toasty malt. It has a foamy medium body thatís pretty smooth with a quick finish thatís a bit scratchy. Itís a touch sweet and a touch bitter. Chocolate is detected. Thereís a nice twang and spice from the peppers. Itís a little corny. This is more complex than I expected. Itís kind of like drinking a burrito. I didnít figure out that there were Anaheims in it until I just about finished the bottle. Now it all makes sense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McGarnigle (585) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Bomber. Clear light gold, decent head. Body isnít too light... pale ale, not light lager. The heat is moderate to me, all back of the throat. I like it, but might have liked a tiny bit more. It was actually the malt sweetness and not the peppers that did me in for a full bomber. Still a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of roasted jalapeŮos and fresh green bell peppers. Flavor of roasted jalapeŮo and toasted grain. A fairly descent pepper beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Bomber- pours a clear straw-gold with a thin white head. Aroma is spicy peppers- jalepeno, slight sweet peppers, smokey and zesty on top ofa light crispy crackery pils malt. Flavor is spicy as well, spice kicks in towards the end, with more of the malt and hops upfront- smoked peppers and chipotle- with jalepeno sweet and heat especially after the finish. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puzzl (3257) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 20, 2009
Bottle. Smells extremely vegetal, some jalapeno flavor with not much heat. Some spice, with a squeaky, soapy undercurrent. Crisp, slightly watery flavor, with only a touch of heat in the finish. Not what I want out of a chili beer. The first step would be to skip jalapenos and go to a more interesting pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2009
22oz bottle @Pauls Gathering-pours a white ring for a head and yellow/gold color. Aroma is smooth jalapeno, light malt. Taste is smooth jalapeno, light malt. Medium body.

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