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Jalapeno Pale Ale - Birdsong Brewing

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Jalapeno Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
84
good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CBlack85 on 09-21-2012)
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-04-2014 00:48:39 | More by kylehay2004
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-19-2013 02:52:45 | More by Jason
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-26-2013 01:52:56 | More by Rifugium
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-26-2014 22:36:19 | More by dbrauneis
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-24-2013 23:10:27 | More by LXIXME
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Growlers Pour House in Charlotte.
Pours clear red-amber with a full, creamy and durable bone-colored head that leaves fine lacing patterns.
Smells rather ordinary, with no sign of the jalapenos. You will definitely taste the hot peppers in this beer, although Birdsong used enough restraint that I would not call this challenging to drink. There is some mild heat in the mouth which, I think, is why the ABV seems higher than 5.5%. Given the chilies, this pale ale would probably benefit from more hops so that they aren't so completely masked.

O: A chili beer with little else going one, but that’s not always a bad thing. Worked well with a sandwich and fries.

Serving type: on-tap

04-24-2013 03:34:01 | More by chinchill
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured on tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, yellow-wheat coloring, with a fluffy, foamy, white head. Nose of subtle jalapeno heat on a toasty and caramel backbone. The more you smell, the more pepper you get. Flavors are caramel forward, with an underlying hops bitterness noted moments before the smoky and spicy jalapeno character begins to build. You get a pretty robust jalapeno character, but it fades reasonably quickly, sparing the palate and keeping the beer drinkable. Smooth and light, with a low, slow heat in the background. The finish is a sweet and spicy blend linger on a smooth, light fade. Unique and drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2014 01:49:55 | More by GarthDanielson
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

07-25-2013 12:59:32 | More by WOLFGANG
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

on tap at beer study in chapel hill.

pours a cloudy dark yellow with a small head. smell is of jalapeno peppers...interesting. taste is quite complex. jalapeno at first but then it fades...it doesn't linger like most spicy beers. because of this it is very easy to drink. medium bodied with medium carbonation.

overall an impressive beer. my first from this brewery and ill look for them again in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2013 00:27:33 | More by Axnjxn
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

04-24-2013 12:50:06 | More by KevinGordon
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

10-04-2012 01:49:13 | More by Falcone
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-08-2014 05:18:23 | More by 2dogbrew
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-07-2013 23:42:06 | More by jak
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20%

06-12-2014 19:52:39 | More by ncstateplaya
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-19-2014 15:13:49 | More by UltimateLivewire
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

08-24-2013 22:39:39 | More by Mantooth
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

tap at Birdsong

Pours a hazy gold with white sudsy lacing for a head.

Smells lightly of honey and a bit of capsaicin.

Flavor is light honey with a mild dry hop and some dry vegetal pepper and spice.

Medium body with a sting of carbonation on the tongue along with a slight spice burn.

A pretty decent chile ale, good flavor, and worth trying.

Serving type: on-tap

12-04-2013 00:03:31 | More by Cylinsier
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

08-24-2013 16:53:11 | More by dvmin98
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GTB

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-06-2013 02:29:05 | More by GTB
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marine1975

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-21-2013 02:24:48 | More by marine1975
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2013 22:26:42 | More by Agentveba
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ali1987

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-05-2014 22:04:20 | More by ali1987
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jpro

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-15-2013 20:09:09 | More by jpro
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

04-14-2013 15:52:29 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-28-2013 22:28:11 | More by dailyminefield
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Jalapeno Pale Ale from Birdsong Brewing
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