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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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This light-bodied ale has an amazing chili aroma that jumps out at you. We infuse this beer with fresh Serrano, Habenero, Jalapeno, Anaheim, and Fresno chili peppers. Surprisingly, the chili flavor is strong but not overpowering and comes through without lending too much heat. Billyís Chilies is a very drinkable beer and pairs perfectly with chicken, steak and especially tacos. It finishes dry with a spiciness that will leave you thirsty for more.


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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jthg (86) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Wow. What an amazing beer! First, the beer greets you in the nose with a wonderful pepper aroma. Correction, slaps you in the face with a SPICY peppery aroma. And, this is coming from a slightly cloudy pale beer. The beer enters the mouth smooth, with a bit of pepper - not as much as the aroma would let on and leaves the throat with a bit of heat. This is truley a beer for hot pepper fans. There isnít malt or hops for these peppers to hide behind! If you donít like peppers or donít think that peppers have any place in beer, there is some simple advice a sage friend of mine said: donít buy a pepper beer and expect it to taste like something other then peppers. The peppers in this beer come through amazingly well!


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (477) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 20, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours hazy yellow, no head. Aroma was garden vegetables, jalapeŮos and peppers. Taste was spicy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20238) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando 2016.. Golden amber.. Massive capsicum nose.... Light floral fruit.. Long capsicum fruits.. Light Green chilli.. Reasonable burn up front.. Big burn in back of throat

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (10760) - Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2016
355ml twist off, chugged. Its not too spicy, has a nice pepepr flavor, the bottle was over a year old.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4303) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Bloody Mary mix added. Pours hazy orange with a fizzy white head. Tastes like spicy pepper, celery seed, pickle juice, tomato, and pale malts. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like celery salt, pickle juice, tomato, pale malts, and a peppery spice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuldgaardRJ (180) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2015
(8) Must drink. Finally a beer with chili worth drinking. Good taste of chili. Nice kick. Bang!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (2489) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Draft pour at the Colorado Plus Pub. Rating from my notes. Pours a cloudy peach yellow color with a patchy oily head. Wonderful spicy pepper aroma. I honestly believe I can detect all 5 peppers here. Itís officially a 5 alarm beer, and I love it. Mild pepper up front with a slow transition to a spice finish. Very well done. I love pepper beers. I canít help it. Nice sweeter balance to this. Loved it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5373) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours pale hazy yellow with a white head. The aroma has meaty peppers that seem quite heavy on the serranos and some pale malt hiding underneath the pepper aspect - nice for what its trying to do. It has a medium / light body with a bit of crispness and mild carbonation. The flavor is mainly peppers, but it is not overly aggressive or spicy, it has a lot of the pepper flesh to it. The is a bit of the pale malt going on and a veggie/corn sort of flavor, but Iím guessing that is actually an aspect of the peppers used. Donít think Iíd want to drink a bunch in one sitting, but one bottle is pretty nice if you like a bit of spicy bite in a beer from time to time.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jlf278 (288) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2015
If you ever wanted a beer that smells and tastes like a fresh jalapeŮo, then look no further. Billyís Chilies managed to really hit the nail on the head with this off-beat beer. I wish it were a bit spicier, but it is otherwise everything I hoped it would be. It is a little bit of a reversal having one of these with mild food rather than a generic beer with some spicy food. It is absolutely worth trying at least once, and I will be looking to keep some in my collection, but Iím sure it is not for everyone...as evidenced by the average rating.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (1266) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
This is not an every day beer, gives a real chilli kick in the aroma and flavour. For small doses only

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hangover (1104) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Clear golden pour with strange floating sediment. Aroma is peppery to say the least. It burns your nose. If I had to pick a particular pepper from the flavor profile it would be Habanero. It all blends together after a few seconds. Not as hot as an actual habanero but it sure as heck burns going down. I wish I would have had it with tacos or a Mexican dish. Points for originality. If you drank a sixer of this you will probably get an ulcer.


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