Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Edinburgh, Scotland


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mr_h (3633) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bert’s Bar, Edinburgh (2 Feb 12) - pours very dark red colour with a medium tan head, roasted nut and chocolate aroma, the effect of the chilli is quite subtle in this beer, very well balanced drink, highly recommended

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2012
[cask at Bow Bar Winter Festival 2011, Edinburgh] Black pour, with a thin tan head. Pretty hefty roasty malt aroma, with some peppery spikiness. Flavours are mostly malt-led at first – chocolate and bitter coffee, but then a touch of chilli appears after, rising into the finish. It’s not immediately noticeable, and less distinct than the other Scottish chilli beer – Tempest Chipotle – but then you’d expect that looking at the two breweries. It’s not often you praise a chilli beer for its subtlety, but this one was really quite nice [26012012]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lonick (790) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2012
All things sugar and spice also nice. A sweetish porter with a mixed all-spice kick. A drink for all seasons and nights but made for a snowy evening with an open fire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2112) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 26, 2012
Cask at The Bow Bar. Deep brown with lasting tan head. Thick texture. Velvety. Amazing malt to chilli balance. Sweet, malty. Slight spice in the throat. Very well measured.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OlAl (1) - - JAN 17, 2012 does not count
Had at Jolly Judge in Edinburgh. Great beer, similar to the Tempest Chipotle, though sadly a bit less ’’chili-y’. Nonetheless, if this was on regular cask rotation, I’d certainly drink it often.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (4162) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 15, 2011
Cask @ The Queens Arms. Black colour, light brown head. Nose is roasted malts, coffee and coffee cream. Flavour is roasted malts and coffee upfront, followed by a light chili spicyness. Creamy and slightly hot finish not too overpowering. Well balanced. Really pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3779) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2011 Cask @ The Queens Arms, Edinburgh. Malty aroma with a hint of peppers. Almost black colour with a big foamy head. Creamy malt flavour with a hint of chilli bite. Very smooth. Quite original.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2011
On cask at The Blue Blazer. Pours a very dark brown colour with a beautiful thick, light tan head. A little chilli aroma, however, the nose is primarily caramel with chocolate and roasty malt notes. A nice alcohol and chilli burn leads into roasty malt, coffee and caramel. Alcohol and chilli flavours also linger with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3310) - California, USA - FEB 1, 2011
black/dark ruby w/ thick brown head no chili on the nose. dark chocolate malt and some copper hints med body and slightly fizzy This is really interesting. i want to say there is no chili up front but then i realize it does start there, though it is muted. Background beer is alcohol and lalty red ale w/ some fresh coffee hints. chili becomes noticeable in the middle, where it is just pleasant pepper flavour. it becomes spicy in the finish, where it has a long lingering spice. this is really fun and a very nice pint! i’d say it could be a bit spicier but then it might change into something freakish. as it is, there is a bit of chili spice there but at a level where it is pleasant and complementary. any more and it would be excessive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (17254) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2013 cask at jolly judge ... dark brown black ... thin tan head ... sweet dark roast malts ... light chilli front ... solid chocolate roast ... solid body ... light capsacum ... light spice in body ... chillis been toned down from trial batch and could maybe do will somewhere in between... but chillis there and im really liking this ...4.2 cask at cloister ...1402 ... dark red brown ... sweet toffee malt roast ... light chilli roast ... much more chilli that jolly judge ... big chocolate roast ... definite chilli ... big roast ... wow... nice 4.3 cask at cloisters ...1502 ... deep red black thin tan lacing ... soft chocolate roast ... light chilli ... deep dark fruits ... light chocolate sweetness... medium chilli burn ... lovely 4.3 cask at blue blazer ... dark brown black ... thin tan head ... big sweet puff candi ... light chilli nose ... soft roast malts ... light chilli ... neeeds a touch longer ... dark fruits ... definite puff candi ... nice but more puff candi and not enough chilli 082011 cask at blazer 012013 ... deeep black ... thin tan bubbly heaf ... soft charcoal ... dark malts ... soft spice ... rich capsicum hit up front ... soft spice burn ... huge mellow chocolate ... lightest burn on tounge ... deep dark rast crackin .4.2

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