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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 756   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Chipotle chili peppers.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
330 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours an opaque ultra dark brown with average tan head. Aroma is quite roasty with coffee, chocolate, some herbal hops and a little chilli pepper. Flavour starts like a stout or black IPA with lots of roasty cocoa and coffee as well as some herbal hops, but has some real chilli heat at the back end. Finishes hot. Silky body. Impressive although I do find these hot beers ones I like only in moderation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3288) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle - 330ml. Pours an opaque black body with a thin, brown foamy head. Rich, robust malty aroma with chocolate, spicy, and roasty hints. Its strong malty/hoppy taste carries roasted coffee, woody, and pepper notes. Ends with a long, strong, slightly warming bitter/roasty finish. Very interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
inesfilipa (25) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 25, 2014
Color is dark, smokey and spicy taste, medium bitterness, medium to full body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
asocialec (6) - SLOVENIA - JAN 1, 2015 does not count
Pours dark brown with dark thick head. Roasted malt, chocolate, smoky aroma. Colour is dark. Medium bitterness, medium body, smoky and spicy finish. For me itís a bit too spicy at the end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2957) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle from LCBO. Dark almost-black body with umber highlights and a thin cap of dark tan foam. Leaves some seriously oily looking legs on the glass when swirled. Big aroma - charred malt, wet oak, dark chocolate, and deep smokiness. Smooth body, low carbonation. Nicely integrated flavours, with the big, malty porter doing a great job in supporting the smoky chili notes. Quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (694) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2015
Black with great brown head. Aroma is molasses, leather, espresso, chilli and some cherry. Rich palate. Aftertaste is chocolate, hot chilli, coffee and leather. Overall: impressive. Tastes like itís 10%.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (456) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - FEB 1, 2015
330 ml bottle at Bites&Pints, Athens Greece. Pitchblack color with a dark brown head. Aroma is coffee and some pepper heat. Taste coffee and chocolate with some heat, with sticks to your neck as the beer warms up. The body is medium, maye a little too thick for the alcohol, with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34310) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 1, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a huge and chocolate brown head. Aroma is hoppy fruity and slight spiced. Smooth roasted and dark chocolate malt flavoured. Slow and distinct chipotle chili bite. Lingering fruity and chocolate flavoured into the far finish. Building chipotle bite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38083) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 30, 2010
Draught @ Orsted Olbar, Norre Farimagsgade 13, 1364 Copenhagen, Denmark.
Clear dark black color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, burnt, coffee, iodine, smoke, moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, smoked, chili - alcohol burn finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft to flat. IMO a bit tomuch chili burn, result is that the beers is not easy to drink ... [20100410]

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2010
Bottle from KAggie97, Cowboy from Hell.
Pours a thick, 10/40 black with a hot chocolate brown head of dense foam. Nose is straight-up cocoa powder and chocolate with fresh coffee grounds in a hairspray solution. Iím not detecting any chipoltle at this point. As it warms, a slight note of black pepper and chipotle emerges. But if the label had not denoted the chipotle addition, the nose would not reveal it to even the most fervent sniffs. The flavor, on the other hand, is a subtle yet aggressive blend of black pepper, chipotle, chocolate, and a touch of coffee. The peppery presence gives the mouthfeel plenty of pop and a fair amount of heat. Overall, a decent beer but I canít say Iíd buy another, especially at the $12 price tag for a 750.


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