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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

363 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 181
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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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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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-04-2014 06:48:33 | More by VeganUndead
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enelson

Illinois

2/5  rDev -2.4%

03-22-2014 16:47:16 | More by enelson
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baybum

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +22%

03-05-2014 17:02:28 | More by baybum
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

2/5  rDev -2.4%

02-28-2014 03:35:41 | More by ParkbrauFan
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kgncfl

Ohio

1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Had this badboy while jamming my fingers into a pencil sharpener. After drinking most of it I used it to cauterize my sutures.

A-Looks like your standard swill beer, a light yellow bubbly pour, looked like it was trying desperately to make some kind of head, but nothing more than a thin layer of foam.

S-Like the bowels of a muskrat. If said muskrat was dead.

T- Hits you with a chili-swill beer taste that can only be described as hellish.

M-I drank it about an hour ago and I still have the hiccups, my mouth still burns. I fear that I've scarred my mouth for life.

O-Straight from the 7th plain of hell. Satan would be proud. Absolutely disgusting. Please don't drink this yourself.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 01:25:29 | More by kgncfl
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Kelp

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-22-2014 14:11:18 | More by Kelp
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

3/5  rDev +46.3%

02-19-2014 21:06:10 | More by brutusmuktuk
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

2.33/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The beer is slightly hazy murky gold color. The head recedes immediately to nothing, but I'm not even sure there was a head to begin.

The aroma is faint pepper, and meats?

The taste is slightly sweet, malts appear before being coated with a spicy, peppery heat.

Mouthfeel is light, watery.

Overall: Not a lot here, just a watery pint of faint heat.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2014 20:35:35 | More by JuicesFlowing
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -2.4%

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Hank

Texas

1/5  rDev -51.2%

01-04-2014 04:04:27 | More by Hank
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Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -51.2%

01-01-2014 23:12:00 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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New York

2.5/5  rDev +22%

12-31-2013 14:47:28 | More by bsm80x
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Virginia

2.25/5  rDev +9.8%

12-26-2013 04:00:23 | More by ygtbsm94
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

1/5  rDev -51.2%

12-20-2013 14:10:16 | More by HRamz3
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Andonato

Texas

2.25/5  rDev +9.8%

12-10-2013 02:03:07 | More by Andonato
Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
51 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.