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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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51
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392 Ratings
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 2.05
pDev: 39.02%
Wants: 9
Gots: 25 | 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:
Beer added by: oelergud on 09-23-2007

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Photo of KYGunner
2.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

I've got to give the appearance an extra point cause there's a pepper in the bottle! The nose is all chili pepper, vegetative and spicy.

The flavor is a novelty as there's little actual beer flavor. It's all pepper with a natural vegetable flavor. I get a nice bit of heat, nothing offensive but nothing exceptional. The feel is actually easy to drink with a kick.

This reminds me of Corona with a lime except it's a chili pepper. The flavor is so weak that it fully accepts the additive and it becomes whether you enjoy that additive.

Photo of DrainBamage
3.68/5  rDev +79.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opened the bottle and starts to erupt. Quickly poured it with no head whatsoever. It's a slightly cloudy orangish gold color. Smells like liquid chile. Not too spicy going down on the first sip and tastes like liquid chile as expected. Overall this isn't a bad chile beer. This is the second time i've had this and it's much better than i remember. This time it was poured in a glass instead of straight from the bottle. Not sure if that made any difference.

Photo of BabaBeer
2/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dbrauneis
2.1/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass and some light notes of medium yellow highlights. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy white head that reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of chili peppers are present in the nose with some additional hints of grainy malts and corn adjunct sweetness.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of grainy malts with some light amounts of corn adjunct sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of chili pepper with a light to moderate amount of chili pepper spiciness. Minimal amounts of bitterness in the finish which fades quickly.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of chili pepper warming in the finish.

O: Do you get a prize if the pepper comes out of the bottle into your glass? Do you have to eat it? Overall, this beer is not as spicy as some of the others in the style and is fairly easy to drink though I don't think I will be running out to get another.

Photo of JohnBender
2.8/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Not enough heat or flavor. Tecate with a pepper.

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
1.28/5  rDev -37.6%

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.

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

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3.25/5  rDev +58.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +70.7%

Photo of NoFixedForms
3/5  rDev +46.3%

Photo of Myotus
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.

Photo of mrn1ceguy
1/5  rDev -51.2%

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2/5  rDev -2.4%

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1/5  rDev -51.2%

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1/5  rDev -51.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

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1.48/5  rDev -27.8%

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2.2/5  rDev +7.3%

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.

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2.5/5  rDev +22%

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1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of lucasj82
1/5  rDev -51.2%

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1/5  rDev -51.2%

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Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
51 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.