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Using rich Mexican chocolate nibs, cinnamon, toasted pecans, and green chilies, this brew will feature decadent chocolate notes with a subtle spice character to pique the taste buds. A complex blend of traditional southwest flavors brought to you by way of the Northwest.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9654) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of green chilies, cocoa, cinnamon and earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, cocoa, green chilies and cinnamon with a crisp dry lingering green chilie finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (3900) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Draught at Freakin Frog. Malty dark pour. I didn’t get all these ingredients listed here, but thought it was a poor man’s Parabola of sorts. Creamy. Chocolate.

4.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikevid (11) - - MAR 16, 2013
Very dark, nutty, sweet (but not overwhelingly). Slight bitterness. Overall great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2529) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Sampled at the W&C Ballas open house. It poured a dark amber color with a tan head. The aroma was of sweet caramel and toffee with some cherry tobacco notes. The taste was of tobacco, caramel and toffee with a lingering brown bread finish. Well done.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1637) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2013
The promised chocolate, cinnamon, pecans and chilies are all perceptible but extremely subtle, with chocolate strongest up front and pecan building as it warms up. Wish it was all a bit stronger.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevencon (430) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2013
On tap a proof. Dark brown pour with big creamy off white head that stays. Nutty malt aroma. Nutty brown ale with a chile taste that lingers. Flavor is good but kind of straight forward and not complex. As it warms lots of chocolate comes to the palate.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3556) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Deep brown, minimal head. Aroma is chocolate, nuts, slight chile notes. Taste is cocoa, roast, pecans...increasing chile burn, though mild. A little lackluster....good, but not great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
M82 (275) - Kansas, USA - FEB 21, 2013
The presentation definitely outlives the beer itself. 55° reveals somewhat integrated mix of exactly what the bottle lists on the nose. Taste is almost like chili licorice cola, plenty of layers for the weight, obvious chili spice which I love in food, and can do without in my glass. It’s as unique as it is uncoordinated. Going to have to put on the trooper face to finish this one.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewtopiaofPJ (37) - Miller Place, New York, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Smells amazing upon opening chocolates and brown sugar spices and booze, lovely. Not sure if I tasted heat, chili was more of hint. extra points for being creative in a tasty way.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2767) - Bellmore, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Aroma is brown sugar, booze. The flavor is caramel, brown sugar. The finish isweet, pine hops. The appearance is amber,clear, white head. Decent.


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