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Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili - Chili Beer Co.

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Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con ChiliOriginal C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili

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BA SCORE
52
awful

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 2.05
pDev: 39.02%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chili Beer Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oelergud on 09-23-2007)
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Photo of Nintendocore
3.75/5  rDev +82.9%

I'm in love with this beer right now and had saw all the poor reviews. I had to stand up for it. I'm a fan of most kinds of beer, used to be obsessed with hops and now think I am burned out on that so I'm taking a bit of a break. My new thing is pepper beers. I tried a jalapeno ale from a local brewery a while back and have been hooked since. They also had a 11.2% habanero porter that was AMAZING. Sadly they don't make either anymore. They have moved on to other varieties.

I agree with much of what has been said about Cave Creek beer. "It's just a boring lager with spicy pepper oil added." "It has no head/carbonation." Why I love this beer: It satisfies my pepper beer craving, it's relatively inexpensive and it's not hard to find. I have tried several other pepper beers, all of which I believe taste better, but none of them are as easy to get a hold of, inexpensive or deliver the spicy kick that this one does.

Nintendocore, Tuesday at 01:20 AM
Photo of metter98
2.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and poured with no head whatsoever and a very slight amount of visible carbonation.
S: Moderately strong aromas of chili peppers are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the overall taste is all about spicy flavors of chili peppers and not much else.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There are some burning sensations left in your mouth from the chili peppers.
O: This beer is pretty spicy, but isn't as undrinkable compared to some of the other beers that I've had in the style.

Serving type: bottle

metter98, Nov 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +58.5%

smithj4, Nov 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +70.7%

RavenForBeer, Nov 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev +46.3%

NoFixedForms, Nov 12, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +65.9%

Granted this is not the best beer in the world, but it is AMAZING when combined with any good lunch or dinner (enchiladas, burgers, etc.). Unfortunately, on it's own it is not too great.

Myotus, Nov 11, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

mrn1ceguy, Nov 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2.4%

kevinxlovato, Nov 05, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

bundy462, Oct 26, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

12packpoet, Oct 19, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Sellen, Oct 07, 2014
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1.48/5  rDev -27.8%

Flashbac, Oct 06, 2014
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2.2/5  rDev +7.3%

BigAl18, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of OsoRojo
3.25/5  rDev +58.5%

Chili beers are a unique style, and Cave Creek has an excellent recipe on this one. Id like to know if the heat comes from the Serrano pepper that sits in the bottle or if there is some chili in the mash? Great beer for a Fall day.

OsoRojo, Sep 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +22%

beerhast, Sep 23, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 02, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Walkerjgt, Aug 22, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

lucasj82, Aug 13, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

AntG21, Aug 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2.4%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +22%

1Sundown2C, Aug 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51.2%

Brabander, Jul 25, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Mrose78, Jul 25, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of hophugger
3.35/5  rDev +63.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

ok, lots of bad ratings for this beer, but I differ a bit. Yes, I agree that this is not a premium beer with a premium taste...but....as long as it is very cold, this golden hued beer is very refreshing. Only aftertaste is of the chili, and if you have any tolerance for heat, the aftertaste is pleasant. The chili, I am sure is only decorative but adds a uniquness that most beers do not have. I drank straight from the bootle and found a refreshing beverage that would be great anytime, especially during a warm day

hophugger, Jul 13, 2014
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Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
52 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.