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Chili Devil - Cerveceria Azteca

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cerveceria Azteca

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bens0n on 06-15-2014)
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Photo of tone77
1.9/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a clear 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with no head whatsoever. Smell is of spicy peppers. Taste is awful. Pure heat, a light pepper aftertaste, spiciness is overpowering rendering this beer undrinkable. Feels light and hot in the mouth and overall this beer would is on the list of worst 10 beers I ever drank.

tone77, Sunday at 11:06 PM
Photo of Teenzeus
2.88/5  rDev -4%

Teenzeus, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of GetTheYayo
4/5  rDev +33.3%

GetTheYayo, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Xzfgiimtsath
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Xzfgiimtsath, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that rapidly dissipated, leaving no bubbles on the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of chili peppers are present in the nose.
T: Semblant to the clear bottle, this beer doesn't have a big body and is completely dominated by flavors of chili peppers.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and rather "hot" on the palate as the chili peppers contribute a moderate amount of heat to the mouthfeel.
O: This beer is all about the chili. There's no balance and all you get is peppers, but maybe this isn't a bad thing for the style, if all you want is peppers. If you are looking for balance, you need to pair this one with some nachos and guacamole.

metter98, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of smithj4
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

smithj4, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of enelson
3/5  rDev 0%

enelson, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
3.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle because the store I stopped by was selling them as singles. Figured, should be interesting anyway. And that is about the most I can say. Not a great beer, but certainly not bad. A nice light beer. The pepper is an interesting twist. If you like spice it might work for you but not much more than a interesting try.

JamieDuncan, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of LiveWire_13
1.85/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Got a bottle of this for free at the local burrito joint. Clerk said they weren't selling and needed the fridge space. When I stopped by for a late lunch I was just the second person to accept the free beer. Now I know why.

This is a surprisingly unappetizing beer. The color is exceedingly pale and it doesn't have much of a nose. The taste is almost non-existent and serves as a bland canvas for a little chili heat. If there were hops in this recipe, they didn't use much, and I don't care for bitter beers. Not sure what it was, but the more I drank the less I liked whatever flavor was there.

Not really sure who would like this. Folks with a taste for generic American lagers should choose Budweiser or Coors over this. Connoisseurs who like craft beers will find everything an improvement over Chili Devil. It's not even useful for college kids looking to get trashed dirt cheap at just 5 percent ABV.

Don't get burned by this devil. Keep looking.

LiveWire_13, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of RHB33
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

RHB33, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of bens0n
3.08/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Color you can see directly from the bottle, its a clear golden color. Pours with little to no head.

On the nose, all you can really pick up on is the serrano pepper, maybe a little bit of grain and hops just smells pretty mild. Not really a bad thing though, its simple, and I'd say on target.

Flavor wise its a really mild, light lager, doesn't taste too funky or swampy, after the first sip the serrano pepper definitely takes control of the flavor, its not overwhelmingly hot, but just a little spicy. Its interesting, rather unique, pleasant, not bad by any means.

Mouthfeel is really smooth and refreshing, lovely hot summer day beer.

I picked this beer up in a rushed frenzy with a handful of other chili beers not knowing this actually had a pepper in the bottle until I took it home, was initially disappointed but after giving this beer a try, I can actually say it wasn't bad.. I actually enjoyed it, it was interesting and rather refreshing.

bens0n, Jun 16, 2014
Chili Devil from Cerveceria Azteca
76 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.