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Hot-Jala-Heim - Horseheads Brewing Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 23
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Horseheads Brewing Inc. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesWes on 01-06-2008)
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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New York

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Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-16-2014 02:24:30 | More by leffeblind
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-10-2014 15:02:53 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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Billolick

New York

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bomber bottle w/o freshness info.

Pours lightly clouded lighter almond amber. Moderate and non long lived head, leaves a minor film, very thin collar and minor lace.

I get green pepper on the nose and more chilies and peppers on the palate. Chili pepper level is just about right here, you don't have to search for it and it doesn't blow up your taste buds. As a chili head who enjoys moderate head, this one was about spot on. My non-chili head wife felt about the same....Worth a try, especially if ya like the style

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 02:47:33 | More by Billolick
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T-34-85

New York

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was my first foray into the "chile" beer realm. Although it didn't blow me away, it was an interesting and enjoyable experience.

Aroma: Mild hop aroma with light malt sweetness, and the added punch of the hot peppers.

Taste: A relatively moderate pale ale with balance of hops and malt, and a moderate level of peppery heat that persists in the back of the throat.

Overall, this was a nice beer and very drinkable considering the style. Based on my understanding of many of the other chile beers, that seems to be a more balanced and approachable version.

Worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

05-01-2014 02:07:19 | More by T-34-85
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metter98

New York

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is clear yellowish orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that died down, leaving wispy patterns of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of anaheim and jalapeño peppers are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of chili peppers—the anaheims stand out more prominently—and has a light to moderate amount of associated spiciness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The chili peppers make your tongue tingle a little.
O: I found this beer to be quite drinkable for a chili beer—it had lots of pepper aromas and flavors but the spiceness was't that strong. It would pair well with Mexican food, such as tortilla chips and salsa.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 20:26:25 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-26-2014 20:23:09 | More by smithj4
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-01-2014 03:41:16 | More by brianmandell
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-15-2014 05:16:46 | More by DrunkinYogi
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tviz33

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-13-2014 20:35:26 | More by tviz33
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -67.6%

03-12-2014 00:26:12 | More by Zetcha7x
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Evarigan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-20-2014 21:37:36 | More by Evarigan
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Wortman1998

New York

3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pale yellow in color. Pure white, thin head with a slight lace left behind. The first thing that stands out is the real, true pepper smell - delicious. The first taste is very light and "pilsnery" followed by a very real, excellent pepper flavor - not overpoweringly so and not overly hot. Mouthfeel is, I guess a bit watery, but not off putting. Overall, a really nice chili beer - goes well with pizza. We want to use this for cooking - maybe chicken breasts or sausages!

Serving type: growler

01-27-2014 17:47:32 | More by Wortman1998
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-20-2014 20:53:38 | More by Griffith
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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BeerBucks

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-18-2013 00:06:37 | More by BeerBucks
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rlee1390

Indiana

2.86/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A-Clear orange, some carbonation, no head.

S-Very off putting hot peppers, not well balanced, almost nothing besides the peppers.

T-Too much hot pepper, it lingers and lingers, nothing else to balance it out. Practically leaves you sweating. Maybe some grass as well?

M-Light, watery, not much carbonation, and that pepper heat again.

O-A bad avoidable beer, unless you think you'd like it. That being said a major avoid for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 14:21:34 | More by rlee1390
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-20-2013 20:10:37 | More by Cooker_stp
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2013 05:11:09 | More by CaptDavyJones
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basickness

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-27-2013 13:17:37 | More by basickness
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Hot-Jala-Heim from Horseheads Brewing Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.