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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Six kinds of hot chili peppers go into this fiery-ass beer including the infamous ghost pepper. Serrano, jalapeno, habanero, fresno & anaheim also lend their rich flavors to make for a taste-sizzling good time. Keep away from children and the tepid of tongue.

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1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ChadPolenz (1787) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Twisted Pines Ghost Face Killah is not a beer, it is an alcoholic gag gift. A beer would imply its drinkable and has elements of malts and hops. This is essentially just carbonated hot sauce. It really has no redeeming qualities since its extremely difficult to drink more than an ounce of it because it is so ridiculously hot.

I poured a 12oz bottle into a shaker glass. There was no freshness date and it cost $3.99 ($0.33 per ounce).

Appearance: Ugly carrot-orange color over a hazy/cloudy body (I can see some carbonation, though). Pours to a miniscule, orange, soapy head which fizzles away immediately.

Smell: Extremely pungent pepper aroma, not unlike hot sauce. Slightly smokey. No beer smell at all.

Taste: Im no stranger to peppers. Ive grown my own jalapenos, habaneros and Trinidad Scorpion peppers and eaten them raw. Ive even brewed with these peppers and was able to use them to impart gentle warmth. Twisted Pines Ghost Face Killah is most definitely not gentle, nor is it warm. In fact, hot doesnt really describe it. As soon as it touches the tongue and lips the body parts are on fire. It has the taste of raw peppers as it goes down a nasty earthy/soil-like flavor. After a while, theres a slight smokey aftertaste, not unlike that of a Chipotle pepper, but by that point its too late. I cant imagine anyone other than a pepper enthusiast being able to get through more than 4oz of this. Theres nothing to taste, its just liquid fire.

Drinkability: Quite simply, this is undrinkable. Its just too intense and the capsaicin lingers in the mouth for quite a while afterwards. It upset my stomach a bit, too.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (4170) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2015
This beer is stupid. It smells like vegetables and maybe some smoke. Its one note, hot and peppery. Would be good mixed with tomato juice but on its own its a bit much. Still worth trying as a curiosity and is devoid of any of notes so nota total loss.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 5, 2014
12oz bottle poured into glass -- Well, this beer happened. I first had it as a home brew, someone decided it was a good idea as a mass produced beer. I argue, "why? " Uncomfortably hot, nothing favorable. I tried to enjoy this brew. Pretty sure I?m about to go shit lava now. ... I have come to the point that I dont even want to drink this beer, Im looking at and avoiding it.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerdedone (3381) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden yellow with no head. Aroma was a hot blend of chili peppers. Flavor was hot & spicy with pale malts, chili peppers with a long lingering burning finish. Strictly a novelty beer.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
Underdogs88 (325) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2014
I love hot food, but this beer is undrinkable. Way too much heat. This is a gimmick beer. Don't buy, I took one sip and dumped it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dogbrick (12770) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 018: Tequila-aged and Lets Agree to Ruin Our Evening with Pepper beers-tastic 01 on 11/04/2014. Clear bright orange-gold color with a minimal white head that disappears quickly. Spotty lacing. The aroma is all peppers. Light-bodied with flavors of searingly hot peppers with a touch of pale malt behind it. The finish is hot with a lingering hot pepper aftertaste. Not as day-ruiningly hot as Elevator Ghost Scorpion, but unapproachable and difficult to drink,so scored accordingly.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4664) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond. Cloudy yellow amber and headless. Hot Serrano pepper in brine aroma, very hot, and nothing but hot chili pepper in the mouth. Medium body and hardly any carbonation. Lip burner and challenging.

1.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
gunnfryd (14736) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle. golden colour with a white head. Aroma is dry, chili, grass. Flavour is dry, chili, chili, chili, chili, chili, chili. Too hot. Overkill.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle from Craft. Really just pepper. Nothing else to say. Burns going in and coming out. I needed the rating, interesting concept, but I wouldnt get it again.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
rayaron (1741) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Clear light yellow with quickly diminishing small white head. Very hot aroma, chili, pickles, some olives. Very very very hot flavor, pickles, very light sweetness. Light carbonation, probably light-bodied. It feels hot in lips, the tongue, the throat, all the way to the stomach, and its long lasting...


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