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Sweet Heat - Burnside Brewing Co.

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82
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 17.73%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Burnside Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A wheat ale with an addition of 200 pounds of Apricot puree, then dry hopped with imported Jamaican Scotch Bonnet peppers.

9 IBU

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 04-07-2011)
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cbarrett4

Oregon

3.03/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A rather forgettable pepper/spiced beer but points for the effort.

A low IBU wheat brew with some peppers added in (theoretically) for heat. I was expecting something a with a bit more heat.

Instead this drinks like an average unfiltered American wheat ale. Really up front grain on the nose, some citrus notes. Palate confirms with more of the cereal grain flavors. Very faint pepper influence, not enough to really do justice.

I think they are onto something here, but just need to ratchet it up a notch on all levels.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2011 18:28:36 | More by cbarrett4
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Sweet Heat from Burnside Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.