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Svaneke Red Hot Chili Ale

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Brewed by Svaneke Bryghus
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Svaneke, Denmark

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Danish: Dybrød og med en god portion røde chilier i bagagen er vores Red Hot Chili Ale en ganske flamboyant øl. Den krydrede smag af chili og Cascade humle efterfølges af en markant skarp eftersmag. Et godt supplement til milde retter baseret på kartofler eller fløde


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2718) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2014
330ml bottle. Deep red, copper color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet malts and hidden spicy peppers in aroma. Sweet, malty, caramels in taste. Takes some time for chilli heat to pop out, but when it does it dominates the aftertaste brilliantly. Bit hard to drink, takes time to get used to it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9344) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2014
500ml bottle (Kultura, Kaunas) as "Svaneke Chili Ale"
Smells like a typical simple dark ale, sweet caramelly malts, but hints of beaniness. Nice caramelly body, sweet, like a dark lager. Very full and smooth palate. Finish malty and caramelly, but the late finish is brilliantly subtle chili - it takes 2 minutes for it to really dominate. Nicely done!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
peral2 (570) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Flaska från Värdshuset Fjätervålen. Jag gillar denna. Helt Ok med chillispetsad öl. Kvarvarande beska tar över i slutet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2055) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2014
On tap @ BAJT. Hazy reddish brown with a small off white head. Fruity and spicy notes. Fruit, malt, and chilli. Medium body with a bitter / spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2014
Half litre bottle brought home from Fish&Beer, Amager. Creamy sand-colored head. Clear reddish-amber body. Nice chili nose. You can smell it without being burned and/or numbed. Initial taste is genuine chili flavor, very nice. Then some dryish toasted malts, and a decent bitterness. And no it’s time for the chili burn. Hot! Thank you, no more beers for me tonight, they will all be chilied. A pretty nice spiced beer, by the way.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
Handpump at Bishop’s Arms, Malmö, Gustav Adolf Torg
Cloudy red-amber color with generous creamy head. Aroma of red jam, wet malt, a bit earthy. Smooth but rather anonymous ale, with raw malt sweetish flavor, and moderate chili hotness; normal bitterness.
Could be interesting with spicy food, besides that, it was not necessary.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4474) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2013
330 ml bottle at Fox and Hounds, Åbenrå. Beautiful, clear, reddish body with a nice off-white head. A bit unusually but nice and interesting aroma, some kind of caramel malt, ripe fruit and berries and hint of marmalade. Flavor is sweet malty, some caramel, ripe fruit and balanced bitterness with light chilly notes appearing rather late after the other flavors. Fine balanced body and nice aftertaste with malt, fruit and just a bit more obvious hot chili. Taste, a bit unusually and definitively not overdoing the chilly flavor kind of beer. Accepting the chilly just as a light spice to the rest this is a fine and pleasant beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lilja (1628) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2013
På fat. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, honung med en tydlig beska med smak av peppar och chili. Lätt kropp, lång och kraftig eftersmak. Ett öl som är vad det utger sig att vara. Vet dock inte om jag gillar det. Hade varit lättare om det var en Porter eller Stout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PapaVillum (438) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2013
33 cl, flaske, 5,0 %, købt i SuperBest, 19. september 2013. Rødbrun, lettere uklar, ale med flygtigt hvidt skum på ca. 1 cm tykkelse. Chili- og frugtnoter i duftbilledet. En kendetegnende smag af Svaneke Bryghus' sædvanlige bitterhed, som stammer fra humlerne. En bitterhed, der deler vandene. Havde virkelig set frem til dette bryg (særligt efter prisen), men det skuffer, ligesom de øvrige øl fra solskinsøen. De er middelgode, men Svaneke er desværre blevet overhalet indenom af andre bryggerier i Danmark. Smagspaletten indledes lettere sødlig, går over i bitterheden, og så kommer chilismagen elegant snigende. Den er flot tilstede uden at være for meget. Men SB's tilstedeværende bitre kendetegn gør, at det aldrig helt kommer op at ringe for mig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11124) - DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark amber with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, chili, vegetable, little metallic, pepper and a little burning.


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