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Chili Hefe - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Chili Hefe
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
German hefeweizen aged with fresh pablano peppers.

(Beer added by: mothman on 10-19-2010)
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this on 2011-11-18 at the brewery (from tasting notes)

A - Very hazy, dark-gold and red with almost no head or lace.

S - Holy cow. Massive smoke and green chile. Powerful. I'm not a fan of this as a beer aroma but it sure makes itself known. Scoring fairly high because it delivers as promised.

T - Pretty spicy with smoked green chile on the tongue and back of the throat. Not much else making itself known.

M - Medium body and light carbonation. Smooth.

O - Interesting. Never had anything like it but I wouldn't seek it out.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2011 19:14:50 | More by Tucquan
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -33.1%

11-28-2011 18:23:58 | More by fuzzcherry
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

10 oz pour on tap into a snifter.

A- No carbonation, cloudy, yellow brown color, no head.
S- Straight up chili and peppers upfront, really weird smelling beer, there are no notes of banana or clove that usually come from a Hefe, the peppers take over this beer completely, I’m kind of scared to try this one, that pepper aroma is so unusual coming out of a beer.
T- Wow, really surprised, the aroma was very off putting so I was expecting something similar in the taste, chili, pepper, awesome satisfying burn when it goes down not from the alcohol but from the peppers, I’m impressed, some smoked flavors come out, slight clove and banana.
M- Medium mouth feel, smooth drinking, carbonation is more apparent in the mouth feel, crisp finish.
O- I am impressed with what Town Hall has done with this beer, it does what is was intending to do, saying that I would say this is not a beer I would want to drink again, Im glad I tried it once but one glass is enough.

Serving type: on-tap

10-20-2011 23:08:12 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - An orange gold beer with a little bit of lace and stick left on the side.

S - Smells a lot like green peppers on top of sweet pale malts. Some good hefe notes in there as well, yeast, banana, clove, but the green peppers kind of dominate everything.

T - Tastes like it smells: a hefeweizen with green peppers. Just a tiny bit of heat on it. Peppers are a strange addition to the banana, clove, and yeast. It's interesting, but I wouldn't classify it as "good."

M - Good carbonation and appropriately bodied at lighter side of medium.

O - This wasn't hard to get down, but not something you could toss tons back of given the ABV. It's an interesting beer, but so much green pepper belongs more in a salad than in a beer. Not something I'd have again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-24-2011 16:03:42 | More by AgentZero
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kbutler1

Minnesota

3.1/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Draft. Pours a slightly based amber color with zero head. Spicy chipotle aroma with a touch of smoke. Surpisingly sweet with an underlying heat from the chilis. Medium mouthfeel. The sweetness of this beer kind of throws it off. I would have prefered less sweetness and more heat in a chili beer. It's like drinking a spicy banana! Not terrible if you are looking for just a touch of spice. 5oz is for sure enough of this one.

Serving type: on-tap

02-04-2011 14:25:26 | More by kbutler1
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a white head. Color is a hazed dull golden yellow. Has some active carbonation.

Aroma: A decent amount of peppers. This is spicy, but sweet. Bananas, cloves, peppers, salsa flavors, some bready malts, and some yeast.

Taste: Bazooka Joe bubble gum flavors. Hot peppers, but not spicy. Has a raw shrimp marinara cocktail saw taste to it. Very interesting beer.

Mouthfeel: bubbly and smooth. Medium to high amount of carbonation. Light to medium bodied. Ends with a pepper burn.

Overall, a very unique beer, but it isn't the most drinkable thing town hall has made. It isn't as hot and spicy as I wanted it to be.

Serving type: on-tap

10-19-2010 22:25:10 | More by mothman
Chili Hefe from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
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