Nephilium (1222) - Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not sure why this isnít classed as a fruit or an herb/spice/vegetable, but to begin this has a vegetal aroma. It pours an opaque ruddy brown, with no head. The flavor is more jalapeno than strawberry, with a touch of heat in the finish. Not really able to detect much else besides the jalapeno flavor, very little roasted notes, and almost no sweetness. Itís an interesting one, not sure if Iíll be going out of my way to get this again.
ReggieDunlap (2797) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours dark brown with a huge tan head...sediment throughout. Aroma has notable jalapeno...vegetal...mild strawberry. Flavor is very vegetal too...strawberry is lost...jalapeno taste with minimal but present heat...faint burnt/roasty notes. Mouthfeel is medium with a roasty jalapeno/vegetal finish. I guess this is what they were going for but it just doesnt taste very good...i wouldnt drink it again.
Leafs93 (1518) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown with a khaki head. Aroma is caramel, jalapeno, toast and very very faint strawberry. Taste is sweet with a spicy kick. Medium bodied with some stickiness on the finish.
alobar (2517) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown color with aroma of jalepeno and caramel with a hint of strawberry. Caramel and fruit up front but dominated by the jalapeno ending. Actually, liked this beer though huge quantities of it would be difficult with the jalapeno
egajdzis (5119) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[PJ Whelihans] Brown color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of light caramel, some light strawberry, toast, and some spicy jalapenos. Taste of caramel, vanilla, light strawberry, and spicy jalapeno in the finish.
jantonius (8) - USA - MAY 8, 2011 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
You can barely taste the strawberry, which to me is a good thing. The jalapeno character comes through but not at all spicy. I adds more of an earthy/doughy character that works well with the brown ale style, but with a peppery aftertaste.
TonyDiUlio (643) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had at varga in south philly. Pour was a dark orange caramel color. Aroma was dark malts with not much of the strawberry and no jalapeno. Flavor definitely had some spicey undertones that complimented the sweet malts well.
adrian910ss (2268) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at Capones. Pours a very dark brown cola color with a small light beige head. Aroma of brown nuts, hints of coffee, jalapenos and a touch of strawberries. Taste of cocoa powder, jalapenos, nuts and a slight hint of strawberries. Strawberries come out as it warms up. Tasty.
dmac (3543) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Caponeís. Poured a deep brown with muddy lighter brown edges. Aroma of jalapenos, toast and chocolate malt. Flavor is very similar with notes of peppers, chocolate, toast and brownies. Medium bodied with strong carbonation and slight pepper heat throughout. Pretty good, I guess if you add peppers to almost anything Iím bound to like it.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Caponeís: Aroma of malt, chocolate, slight jalapeno, and a hint of hops. Poured very dark brown in color with a small, tan head that disappeared except for around the edges. Opaque. Not sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet, lightly bitter, and lightly spicy. Tastes of malt, chocolate, light jalapeno, and some grain. Medium body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Malt, chocolate, and light jalapeno finish.