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Chili-Smoked Hefe - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Chili-Smoked Hefe
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 27.94%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: mothman on 12-01-2011)
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Photo of DCon
2.42/5  rDev -23.2%

Enjoyed (?) on-tap @ the Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery in Minneapolis, MN in a $9 Flight tasting. Tapped from the Clock Tower tap handle but not sure of the logo or tap handle style (moved into pool room) into a 10oz Short Stange Glass.

Aroma- Strong chilis from the beginning. Overpowers everything and leaves nothing left to hint at... Not even a smoky aroma!

Appearance- Received with no head at all but I'm not worried about it. Has lemon color body and very clear. No lacing left afterwards.

Flavor- Strongest spice and chili taste. Can't handle this as a Hefe! Wheres the lemon twist, the grains, the malt, the sweetness, the dry finish, the... Weak..

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium Bodied, Carbonation tough to determine, and has tons of spice and chili afterwards.

Overall Impression- Very tough to drink but GLAD it was my last of the night... Killed my palate.. Tt would have been a greeat chili beer I think but not a Hefe. Can't recommend this but if you are to sample, have this as your last brew of the night!

DCon, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of mothman
3.6/5  rDev +14.3%

This beer is the Chili infused version of the Smoked hefe. This is not to be confused for the Chili-hefe which is the chili infused version of the hefe.

Pours a light white head. Color is a hazed dark golden orange.

Aroma: Massive amount of chilis. Huge spices. A bit of smokey malts. No hefe flavors here at all. Very unique. Smells like bazooka joe bubblegum.

Taste: Some spices mixed with the chile pepper spiciness. Bananas and cloves with a little malt showing. Very hot. Very spiced. The smokey flavors blend in with the chilies.

Mouthfeel: Dry and spiced. Medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends hot.

Overall, a very unique beer. I couldn't drink much of this. However, it did have some awesome flavors. Worth a try if you get a chance.

mothman, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Holland
1.88/5  rDev -40.3%

A: cloudy amber/golden color with nearly no head.

S: chile, maybe some smoke.

T: chile, that's it.

M: a little lacking in carbonation, but that might make this even worse, so the smoothness may balance it.

O: gross. Never again. Why would they do this?

Holland, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of jera1350
4.33/5  rDev +37.5%

Served in a goblet, a hazy straw yellow color with a moderate head of light colored foam.

Smells of grilled pepper. Quite smokey with a touch of wheat and spice.

The taste is phenomenal. They used Poblanos in this which are probably my favorite pepper. So much flavor. This tastes just like a grilled green poblano. Very smokey, green and delivers some moderate pepper heat in the back of the throat. A nice smoke flavor in the finish.

Very smooth, but dry. Nice carbonation feel. A light body.

It's not very often that you run across a beer that stands out from the crowd in a huge way. This one does that. This probably is not a beer for everyone as indicated in previous reviews, but it really worked for me. I could drink a couple of these with ease. Wish it were in growlers, because it would be amazing with some mexican food.

jera1350, Dec 01, 2011
Chili-Smoked Hefe from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.