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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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374 Ratings
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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 182
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  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
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1.25/5  rDev -38.7%

janwagnerhki, Apr 15, 2014
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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
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2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

baybum, Mar 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2%

ParkbrauFan, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of kgncfl
1.03/5  rDev -49.5%
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.

kgncfl, Feb 27, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

Kelp, Feb 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev +47.1%

brutusmuktuk, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.33/5  rDev +14.2%
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.

JuicesFlowing, Feb 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -2%

buzzy, Jan 24, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51%

Hank, Jan 04, 2014
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1/5  rDev -51%

Rand_ale_Thor, Jan 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

bsm80x, Dec 31, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

ygtbsm94, Dec 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -51%

HRamz3, Dec 20, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

Andonato, Dec 10, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

rorjets, Dec 06, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Poupae, Nov 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev +47.1%

TomBW, Nov 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev +47.1%

mwar, Nov 12, 2013
Original C Cave Creek Chili Beer - Cerveza Con Chili from Chili Beer Co.
51 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.