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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
51
awful

367 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 2.05
pDev: 38.54%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | 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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Irie

California

1.58/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

"Hey!" I thought, "I gotta try a Chili beer! That's crazy!" However, I didn't think beyond that and realize that it was destined for failure.
Still, I'm glad I got it. So I know how horrible it is.
Now, the look of the beer isn't that bad. It's a crystal clear low character looking beer, but not all that bad.
Plus, I actually liked the smell. It had an interesting sting of spice behind it.

I just think it tastes like recycled drain water with a pepper in it.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2008 08:09:43 | More by Irie
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Brabander

Netherlands

1/5  rDev -51.2%

07-25-2014 11:24:08 | More by Brabander
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Mrose78

Arizona

1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

07-25-2014 03:13:34 | More by Mrose78
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

1.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-19-2014 06:11:02 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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hophugger

Virginia

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

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 12:59:42 | More by hophugger
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pathead

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +46.3%

07-05-2014 23:16:20 | More by pathead
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev +22%

07-03-2014 01:24:32 | More by DrunkinYogi
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

1/5  rDev -51.2%

06-28-2014 04:30:20 | More by FadetoBock
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -14.6%

06-25-2014 03:07:15 | More by bumchilly25
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bikermike570312

Texas

2.5/5  rDev +22%

06-16-2014 20:34:28 | More by bikermike570312
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gearbike

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +58.5%

06-16-2014 18:50:24 | More by gearbike
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

06-09-2014 13:39:05 | More by paulys55
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Miles228

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

06-09-2014 00:33:25 | More by Miles228
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Johnroby

Ohio

1/5  rDev -51.2%

06-07-2014 23:39:42 | More by Johnroby
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srb176

Ohio

1/5  rDev -51.2%

06-07-2014 08:26:37 | More by srb176
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

2.5/5  rDev +22%

05-30-2014 20:05:16 | More by zbodnar1
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

2/5  rDev -2.4%

05-30-2014 00:24:42 | More by williamjbauer
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -2.4%

05-28-2014 20:23:14 | More by Latarnik
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DaveRinn

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

05-19-2014 05:40:28 | More by DaveRinn
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

1/5  rDev -51.2%

05-11-2014 03:20:34 | More by Georgiabeer
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I picked this up at brass rail in the cooler, poured chilled into a mug.

The color is dull golden with fast moving bubbles that are very small with no head at all -it doesn't even revive when swirled and the green chile is kind of drab like a canned green olive. The smell is very peppery but not exactly like fresh cut pepper, more like a gas station nacho or tostito queso pepper smell -pretty lifeless with a odd beer scent in the background. The feel is okay, not great, definitely spicy but not over the top with mild carbonation and light sweetness with a lingering heat in the finish.

The flavor is basically your average light lager or adjunct lager at first followed by a vegetal taste then heat, not that offensive, yet not a lot of actual malt or yeast in the taste either. The taste is pretty dominated by the heat of the jalapeno(?) after the first tow sips which again tastes like the smell -kind of peppery but I had to take a bite to be sure...it pretty much extracted all the heat and flavor out of the pepper into the beer. The pepper inside is just for show obviously but it has a flavorless fiber only aspect which explains the level of heat in the beer. Overall I guess I am more tolerant than others but the base beer is not awful or seriously flawed enough to give it a bad score -mediocre I suppose but I don't hate this just because it is a pale lager. I will say that I think it is less than average drinkbility in general since the heat is all you really get which is not that refreshing-could be good with something hearty, but I would probably avoid this and don't recommend it -basically a novelty with the pepper in the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 18:20:58 | More by Slatetank
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janwagnerhki

Germany

1.25/5  rDev -39%

04-15-2014 15:23:42 | More by janwagnerhki
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

2/5  rDev -2.4%

04-13-2014 19:15:09 | More by marmstrong1212
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

2.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-11-2014 18:16:06 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

2.99/5  rDev +45.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampling right now on 4/5/14. Had this before about 2 years ago. Wasn't there a 'Dave's Chili Beer' back in the 1990's? Anyway, not made in the USA but Mexico. 330ml (11.2oz) bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a handled glass stein.

Pours a medium yellow in color with a small head that settles down to nothing to speak of as well as not much lacing to mention. The aroma is of pepper juice with some grains, like a Corona. The taste is a bit of heat from the pepper and actually like a spicy Corona. Lower carbonation and a bit on the light side. Ate the pepper at the end with a cracker. Overall, it is different and it was OK.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 21:14:18 | More by BeerWithMike
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Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
51 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.