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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Burnside Sweet Heat is a wheat ale with an addition of 200 pounds of Apricot puree, then dry hopped with imported Jamaican Scotch Bonnet peppers. Reminiscent of a Caribbean chutney, Sweet Heat has a subtle tartness from the fruit with a slight spiciness from the peppers which also adds a fruitiness to the aroma.

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3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nie (105) - - OCT 1, 2015
Bomber poured to cup. Cloudy. Dry, slightly tart apricot with a pepper finish. The pepper lingers more as the beer warms up. A bit more tart and this could be a nice sour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4848) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 1, 2015
Bottle from World Beer Market. It pours an orange honey gold with quite a nice apricot aroma that then reveals earthy chili pepper. The taste is cidery apricot and peppery heat while the aftertaste gives a pleasing earthiness. Nicely balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TiemeWitte (4) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2015 does not count
Shared bottle at home. Pours a light yellow or amber, depending how much residue is present. Aroma is apricot, chocolate, and a bit of pepper. Tastes a lot like pepper, mostly in the aftertaste. Was a nice experiment, but would likely go for another beer next time.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (5942) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Sadly out of balance with the scotch bonnet chillies dominating the flavour and aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (8740) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2015
4/VII/15 - 75cl bottle @ RBBSG IV - BB: n/a (2015-868) Thanks to Tinus for sharing the bottle!

Little hazy blond to beige beer, small creamy white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: quite some chlorine, grains, funky, bit sweet. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of chillies, holy fuckwhats, funky, sourish, weird, again lots of chillies, very hot n spicy. Aftertaste: very spicy, hot, chillies. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (3017) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Part of a tasting flight at BCS. Hazy mango juice color with no head. Very light fruit aroma and some grain. Watery mouthfeel with a medium to light body. Taste has some soap and vegetative notes with some light fruit. Spicy finish. Kinda weird.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
yourilevesque (1657) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
Dguste au RBBSG 2015. Cheers all! Bire que jai beaucoup aim lors de ma premire gorge mais qui ds la deuxime ma soudainement paru infecte. Jaune paille, voile, la bire propose un nez poivr et trs houblonn. Ce nest qu la deuxime gorge que jai rellement dtect latroce acidit de la bire lorsque celle-ci a fouett mon palais insouciant. Un vritable got de piment non pas dans la bouche, mais dans le fond de la gorge. ARK! Les quelques saveurs prsentes sont fades, mal dfinies et inutilement prsentes car le piment clipse absolument tout. linstar de cette chose mi chatte mi lionne sur ltiquette, cette bire est laide et indfinissable. Vous portez bien votre nom, Burnside...

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
77ships (8663) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2015
650 ml. bottle sampled @ Hot & Sweaty RBBSG 2015. Purchased @ Caigny. Pale golden, little white head. Nose is very odd, strongly vegetable with lots of lemon, fizzy & artificial like, Taste is milky, soapy, vegetable with apricots, not good followed by chili head, heat is quite good but the rest really wasnt, Hugely soapy body. Not good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9860) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Part of a flight on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
Lime, citrus, spicy, head taste. Heat, ginger like aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness, heat on the tongue. Hazy straw yellow color, white head. Vegetal, ctirus scent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElManana (2035) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle at RBBSG, thanks for sharing 77ships. Horrible, heat, yeast, very bad beer.


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