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Mexican Chili Ale - Altitude Chophouse & Brewery

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Mexican Chili Ale
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Altitude Chophouse & Brewery visit their website
Wyoming, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light golden ale brewed with Anaheim, Serrano, Jalapeno and Habanero peppers. It boasts medium heat with strong pepper aromatics and flavor. This recipe won a silver medal last year at the North American Beer Awards. 5.5% ABV.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 05-23-2010)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Light lager color with a straw color. Average sized white smooth head. Decent retention with a thin ring of lace.

S - Strong pepper, capsaicin, seed aroma. Fresh pepper aroma with hot and sweet bell pepper aroma. Very strong fresh salsa verde hot pepper. A touch imbalance with the hotness but not bad.

T - A touch more balance than the aroma. Some more sweet malty balance. Grainy and bready sweetness but the pepper is very strong. Very green and fresh. Not super hot but you definitely know it is a pepper beer.

M - Lighter smooth feel. Pretty light and easy to put down. Average carbonation.

D - While there is some balance to the pepper, it gets a little heavy after awhile. Definitely a beer that is meant to have a little at a time.

Notes: Very strong pepper flavor. Very fresh and natural flavor from the peppers. A touch of hot and spiciness but there is enough malty sweetness to balance it out. Interesting and nice in small doses. Pretty good chili beer, although it's not my favorite style, this one is well done.

FreshHawk, Sep 05, 2011
Mexican Chili Ale from Altitude Chophouse & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.