omhper (19318) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Mahogany colour, clear, small head. Interesting spicy nose. Is that sage? Sweet and heavily caramelly with full body and viscous mouthfeel. Alcohol warmth and chili tingle joins herbal bitterness in the finish. A heavy beer that manages to retain balance.
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty choclate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocoalte flavor with hints of chili. Has a roasted malty chocolate and chili finish.
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
17th July 2010
Clear brown - red beer, short lived white head. Palate starts semi soft but has a crispy edge. Sweet milky malt with a subtle smoky note. Whispers of bubblegum and nuts. Finishes soft and sweet. Low carbonation but a sweet well joined up beer.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle, 2010 vintage, courtesy of blutt59) Pours clear amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of chilies, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. Flavor of roasted malt, ancho chilies, chocolate, and caramel.
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 23, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle, thanks jslot38. Small beige head atop clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet/milk chocolate, some pepper, smoke. Taste is sweet, milk chocolate, some pepper, caramel. Sticky medium-full body, undercarbonated.
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tampa Wkly Gathering @TampaPourhouse-22oz bottle-pours an off white ring with trailing lace for a head and copper color. Aroma is chile-medium malt, some spice. Taste is sweet medium malt, some spice, chile.
Travlr (10985) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at DC local tasting. Bright clear copper color, 3 bubble head. Aroma of subtle cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon. Taste is chocolate soda, light body. Average.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: September 24, 2011
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear deep ruby red, wispy beige head, drippy streaks of lace
Aroma: dry chocolate and chili aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel and chocolate flavor, nice chili pepper heat, not much complexity for a chocolate chili beer
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
Tmoney99 (10566) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy cocoa and pepper aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy spice and chocolate flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Very good complex brew.
Lubiere (9877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A copper brown ale with a thin moka head. A pleasant chocolate and light chile aroma, In mouth, a rather light chocolate malt, some nice fruity esters, some light peated notes. Quite nice. Bottle at Mondiale 2010.