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Jalapeño Pepper Ale - Bent River Brewing Company

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77
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69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 21.52%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bent River Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  4.81% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: DrunkMcDermott on 09-22-2005)
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3.48/5  rDev +5.5%

enelson, Sunday at 11:19 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

tdmccarthy, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

bnes09, Sep 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

basaywhat, Aug 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Daniel608, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

As advertised, label is exactly what it taste like. If you like spicy hot food this is the beer to try out as well. If anything the jalapeno should accelerate the alcohol to sweat out of your skin faster, to drink more....lol After pouring you can immediately smell the jalapeno within the beer. It's like drinking beer and eating jalapeno bread , and the aftertaste gives you a natural beer effect which makes you want to drink more. It would be an interesting beer to cook with as well. Perhaps brats?

beechrturbo, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

buckfever5, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

a_beckman25, Aug 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +36.4%

Lahockey2121, Aug 10, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -21.2%

Svyturys30, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Jman_01, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Nowlansavage11, Jul 19, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

TimErickson, Jul 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +51.5%

tbone64, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

alostplot, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

HopJrop, Jun 17, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

Knoxrb12, May 29, 2014
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2.81/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

If you love spicy food you'll probably enjoy this beer. But the peppers here overwhelm any sense of flavor the beer has. It's like a sip of light beer with a spoonful of hot salsa at the same time. My bottle was ice-cold, yet the spicy taste almost made it seem like it had been sitting in a hot car all afternoon. A unique beer experience, just not one I care to repeat anytime soon. On a side note, Bent River Brewery does have very good food and beer on the menu....if you're in the Quad Cities area along the IA/IL border it's well worth checking out.

DaneBramage, May 21, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a HUGE, soapy, off-white head that laces nicely. The persistence of the head is surprising. AMAZING roasted chile aroma - I'm salivating at this one. It smells EXACTLY like roasting chiles. Straw-golden color. Starts with a nice, warming chile flavor. Heat comes through right as the malt starts to well. Finish is a mild, lingering heat and malt.

This is quite nice. I really enjoy the pleasant, medium heat to this one. It balances the malt well, too. The Rio Grande Pancho Chile is still my favorite chile brew, but this one is a close second, and beats it in the use of heat.

TheSSG, May 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

EvanWilliams, May 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

aubzachsyd, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

kguard, May 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

CosmoHopHead, Apr 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.4%

Malone47, Apr 09, 2014
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Jalapeño Pepper Ale from Bent River Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.