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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.67%
This beer has an unmistakable roasted chili aroma and flavor without being too hot. The whole chili is used to infuse the beer with a mild green chili flavor and leaves you with just a hint of heat on the back end.

Brewed as Rio Grande Brewing Company, Moriarty, NM.

gregwilsonstl's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gregwilsonstl (2142) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 24, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2012 Very strong green chile aroma and taste. This tastes like an enchilada in a bottle....or maybe velveeta and rotel. Very faint head, no lacing. Very delicious at first, but halfway through the bottle, it got old quick. This is a taco bell beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rosenbergh (10658) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2016
Draught at the Casa Chimayo, Santa Fe, NM as Rio Grande Green Chile.
Clear golden color with a small white head. Sweet malt and some mild vegetables in the aroma. Mild hops, sweet malt, mild vegetables and some chili in the flavor. Lagery beer with a mild chili note. Goes easily with the chile relleno.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (10244) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 8, 2016
the pepper and light heat is nice enough, but it’s a pepper beer atop a substandard yellow lager. Nothing to see here, folks...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (4021) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods-Indian School Plaza. From the get-go, a weak pour, pale golden and minimal head. Aroma of peppers. Stronger in aroma than in taste. Seems that some chilies were added to a pale lager. Nothing too special here, pepper aroma and taste, not even finishing well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
dwyerpg (5683) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Another basically undrinkable chile beer. Very pale yellow, gross chile flavor. Sticks in the esophagus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (4728) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle in WA. Clear yellow, small bubbles. Veggie note throughout. Not much spice. Clean. Balanced. Meh

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BuckeyeBoy (6150) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2015
12oz bottle pours out a crisp straw topped with white head. Nose is all green chilli and jalapeno peppers. Taste is corn grain and a touch of peppers on the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3856) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2015 Bottle at Elvis’s house. Scared that WAM helped brew this. Overall nice with some lingering green chile spice; spicy not hot. Fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bif (2066) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Pours a golden color with no head to speak of. Aroma of green chili, with a veggie sweetness. Taste of grren chili with a light malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body andquite smooth. Not a bad beer for what it is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jandd1983 (3867) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2014
It poured a golden color with a white head. The aroma was of green chilis, malt and some water. The taste was of green chilis, vegetables, water and some malts. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
justinz91 (34) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - APR 27, 2014
Despite the watery taste it still tastes better than bud light and it's aroma is wonderful. Hint of green chili in the taste still it's not a special beer for sure.

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