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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2006
22oz bomber-A pale gold with no head. Aroma of peppers and more peppers. Taste of peppers from front to middle. Was expecting more from aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2008
Draft. An unclear golden beer with a medium light orangey head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of chili, that tears in the nose. The flavor is sweet malty with a nice medium strong chili note - not too much, but it still leaves a slight chili burn on the palate and tongue.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 3, 2009
Had this one on tap while on vacation in Boulder. Poured a syrupy yellow that was not hazy, and had a head that disappeared into a halo in little time. Smelled of candied chilies. Almost like what I imagine a chili air freshener smelling like. Tasted extremely syrupy and heavy on just chili. Its a one note powerhouse of chilies and nothing else. Actually fun for the first sip, but then it just gets to be overkill. Actually very hot in your throat form the chilis, and spicy food doesnt faze me. It would be fun in 4oz servings, but just diarrhea fodder in larger servings.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jumpjet2k (314) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2010
Bottle. A pale orange in the glass, lightly hazy, with a small head and not much retention. Nose is vegetal - like green bell peppers, if you ask me - and a little chili heat. Flavor mostly just hot, with more of the chili (vegetable) flavors and a little malt sweetness. Certainly the best chili beer Iíve had, but itís a little one-dimensional. I thought Iíd want to drink a full bottle, but itís seeming less likely now. If I had some tacos to go with it, I have a feeling Iíd be enjoying it much more.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (3317) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 21, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2012 Sent to me by Strykzone. I liked it better than he did . Pours a cloudy gold with a quickly disappearing white head and no lacing at all. Nose is mostly chilies. Medium in body with a foamy and fizzy mouthfeel. Flavor is some malts, but chile dominates. A chili beer is what it is, and this wile this one is up there with the better ones.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerm719 (105) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Light watery beer. Flavors of bell pepper, corn, mild malt. Mild spicy finish, almost peppercorn -like... I love chilies but this is not for me...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4034) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Smells like queso dip. Squat, twistoff west coast longneck, throwback 50ís-style label. Misty maple colored beer, not much head. Lightly sweet, dominated by a serrano dry heat. Technically pretty good, but unenjoyable. Iíve never really met a pepper beer that I liked - theyíre only fit for cooking. Medium light body, Anaheim green-ness over the slow burn. Iím just waiting for this to scald my urethra. Proof Bottle Shop.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (4859) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours a gold body with some small chunkies floating about under a fizzy white head that vanished immediately. The nose is a full on assault of chili peppers, smells like a freshly cut jalapeŮo. Zero malt makes it past all these peppers. The flavor is pretty well the same as the aroma, lots of chili pepper and minimal pale malt. The finish is actually pretty hot and burns a bit in the back of the throat. I can tell this guy is going to give me some heartburn. Itís not up there with Ghost Face Killah, but itís much more aggressive than some of the other chili beers Iíve had. Light bodied with fizzy prickly carbonation that enhances the burn. Not sure Iíll finish this guy.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrBeerFanatic (841) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours a pale light yellow, light flakes and with almost no way of producing a head. Aromas of peppers (green and banana peppers LOL) with some grain and almost reminds of a sweet pepper sauce (duck sauce?). Flavors of green chiles, green pepper and light grain. Canít drink this one to fast! Mostly the peppers dominate on the aromas and flavors. The heat is medium but can increase fast if to much is drank all at once. My first pepper beer (not including black pepper). Leaves a light grain/peppery/ hot aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Spicy bell pepper nose. Small head and light gold color. Cornmeal sweetness, with mild heat, no distinguishable bitterness. Light carbonation, thin body, but somewhat crisp--even with the heat. Actually pretty nice for a chili beer, great with Mexican food, not too overwhelming.


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