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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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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 2.04
pDev: 38.73%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | 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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1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Mrose78, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of hophugger
3.35/5  rDev +64.2%
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
Photo of pathead
3/5  rDev +47.1%

pathead, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

DrunkinYogi, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of FadetoBock
1/5  rDev -51%

FadetoBock, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of bumchilly25
1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

bumchilly25, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of bikermike570312
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

bikermike570312, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +59.3%

gearbike, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of paulys55
1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

paulys55, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Miles228
1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Miles228, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Johnroby
1/5  rDev -51%

Johnroby, Jun 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51%

srb176, Jun 07, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

zbodnar1, May 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2%

williamjbauer, May 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2%

Latarnik, May 28, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

DaveRinn, May 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51%

Georgiabeer, May 11, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%
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.

Slatetank, May 10, 2014
Photo of janwagnerhki
1.25/5  rDev -38.7%

janwagnerhki, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of Lgarciaosuna
2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

Lgarciaosuna, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of BeerWithMike
2.99/5  rDev +46.6%
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.

BeerWithMike, Apr 05, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

VeganUndead, Apr 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2%

enelson, Mar 22, 2014
Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
51 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.