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Hot-Jala-Heim - Horseheads Brewing Inc.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

99 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 24
Gots: 4 | 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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Photo of Trashcat
2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

Trashcat, Sunday at 02:21 PM
Photo of rudzud
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Shared with JLindros

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear copper hue with a thin white halo that fades to leave thin wisps.

S - Aromas of jalapeno peppers, maybe Anaheim too which would make sense. Pleasant spicy, green chili, light malt sweetness. Pleasant

T - Taste is similar to the nose, nice malt sweetness, good green pepper and light chili, nice bright Anaheim chili, good lingering heat. Not overwhelming.

M - Mouthfeel is rather thin and watery, worst aspect of the beer.

O - Overall this beer was a nice surprise. Good chili notes, very pleasant. Just wish the mouth was better.

Serving Type: Bottle

rudzud, Oct 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

GRG1313, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

thampel09, Oct 26, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.3%

mpr5083, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

trxxpaxxs, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

chalkda01, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of logicalparadox
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

holy shit! No joke with the chilis. This beer is spicy, and offers a lot of the chili fruitiness and I've always craved from a chili beer. Quite daring, but not for the faint of heart!

logicalparadox, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

timmy2b, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jmdrpi, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Steeda89, Aug 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

boszormeny, Jul 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Furley80, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

sneaks2210, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

phooky, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

ncelauro, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jaydoc, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Hohnbaum, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

beerman999999, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

kingston2, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

leffeblind, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Ultra-Plinian, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of Billolick
3.88/5  rDev +1%
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

Billolick, May 06, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +1%
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.

T-34-85, May 01, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
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.

metter98, Apr 26, 2014
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Hot-Jala-Heim from Horseheads Brewing Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.