1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Out Of The Ashes - Mesquite Chili Lime Ale - The Fort Collins Brewery

Not Rated.
Out Of The Ashes - Mesquite Chili Lime AleOut Of The Ashes - Mesquite Chili Lime Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

11 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 09-13-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of WoodBrew
4.65/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

The brewer hit his mark with this one!!! The beer poured a copper clear with no head and no lacing. The scent carried lime and chili powder. The taste was very spicing, reminding me of mild red peppers....that lingered through the taste. The mouthfeel was medium in body with low carbonation. Overall it was a very tasty beer....not sure I would want to drink a lot of it as the pepper spice would probably get old.

Photo of blindpiggie
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of appetiteforparis
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Adamostella
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of DrIPA
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of beergoot
3.61/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber hued body, slightly hazy, with a foamy white head. Distinctive smoke and chili aroma. Smoked malt flavors with a slight chili edge and even slighter hint of lime in the aftertaste. Light bodied, crisp, clean, with a dry finish.

An interesting smoked chili beer idea. A good beer that, taste-wise, doesn't quite live up to the promise held in the smell. Still, it has some decent, subtle flavors of smoke and chili, is easy drinking as such, and is certainly worth checking out if rauchbiers or chili beers hold your interest.

Photo of Jasonrm72
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Beaver13
2.95/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a small white head that quickly goes to a thin collar that leaves little lacing.

The aroma is big smokey mesquite, some chipotle and a bit of citric lime. Smells like fancy BBQ chips.

The flavor is a bit subdued and watery - I get smokey mesquite and a little chipotle with a sweet malt backbone. The finish has a little burn from the chili, and I don't really pick up lime. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and quite watery.

Overall, an interesting mix of flavors, but it's overly watery and not something I would drink more than one of.

Out Of The Ashes - Mesquite Chili Lime Ale from The Fort Collins Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.