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Patty's Chile Beer - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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Patty's Chile Beer
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BA SCORE
80
good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 16.38%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden ale brewed with green chili peppers; a late addition of Anaheim peppers and smoked ancho peppers.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-23-2003)
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sevopie

Colorado

1.95/5  rDev -44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I had this one a couple of weeks ago on my birthday at Wynkoop. While I'm not adverse to trying something new, this one threw me off. The chile flavor is a bit too overpowering for me, and it doesn't balance well with the beer. I can appreciate how some would like it, and I honestly didn't find it vile. However, I would not order this one ever again.. it was just too overpowering in a bad way to me.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2008 08:46:53 | More by sevopie
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fishguyac

Virginia

2/5  rDev -42.5%

10-05-2012 00:06:16 | More by fishguyac
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Reneejane

Illinois

2.08/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

We tried this in a sampler size at the bar. It smelled very nice and capsaicin-y, so I was expected to be downing lots of water for the heat I was sure to follow. Instead it just tasted like vegetables, no heat, no spice, a major letdown.

Aside from the lack of chili-power, the beer had little other flavor, it did have a noticeable malt-nuttiness, but hops were mild and it was a really light beer. Don't bother daring anyone to try this unless they're intimidated by extra mild salsa.

Serving type: on-tap

01-19-2004 05:51:49 | More by Reneejane
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

04-03-2012 16:42:02 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

10-09-2013 18:20:56 | More by djrn2
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brandoman63

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -21%

01-30-2013 05:02:15 | More by brandoman63
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simonmoyse

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -21%

09-02-2012 21:53:13 | More by simonmoyse
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kojevergas

Texas

2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

4.4%. Served on-draught into a 5 oz taster glass at Wynkoop. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours no real head at all - just a beige floater. Body colour is a clear copper-amber. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Light chili peppers. Clean barley. Little heat. Seems harmless. A mild strength aroma.

T: Some chili notes. No heat or spice. The foundation is comprised of just simple clean barley. Simple and somewhat bland, but pleasant to drink. No complexity or subtlety here. Kind of boring. No yeast character or alcohol comes through.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Adequately carbonated. Suits the flavour profile fairly well. Too smooth and wet.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable. I might have it again if I'm in the mood for a chili beer. A decent little brew from Wynkoop, albeit a mild one for the style.

C

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2013 20:30:11 | More by kojevergas
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.8%

10-09-2013 18:52:43 | More by acurtis
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keenanite21

Colorado

3/5  rDev -13.8%

01-07-2013 21:53:44 | More by keenanite21
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Piason

California

3/5  rDev -13.8%

05-11-2012 06:30:54 | More by Piason
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-08-2013 23:18:14 | More by DenverHopHead
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -13.8%

10-21-2012 20:36:37 | More by Daniellobo
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ndekke39

Ohio

3.13/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ordered on tap at the Wynkoop Brewery in Denver. Usually I'm not a fan of chili beers, although this one worked for me. Poured a pale yellow with a greenish tint. Slightly cloudy. Very small bubbles of carbonation. White head. As expected, the smell and taste of green chilis dominated. Hard to taste the malt or hops in it. The chilis lingered a bit, although they weren't overly hot - they didn't affect the mouthfeel at all. Although the strong chili flavor made for tough drinkability. Their take on the style seemed good, although I personally don't reach for chili beers.

Serving type: on-tap

07-06-2006 23:55:05 | More by ndekke39
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

3.15/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Ordered one of these at Wynkoop as it was on Westword's 50 Colorado Beers to Try Before you Die List.

A - The beer arrived a vivid golden color with a thin white head and noticeable lacing.

S - Imagine you're at a Farmer's Market right next to the guy roasting the chili's. Immense chili aroma that's so potent you can't get anything else through.

T/M - The beer starts out light and crisp with a light malty character but quickly transitions to the chili flavor. It's not a spicy jalapenos flavor more of a roasted chili. The beer finishes crisp and smooth with the chili flavor lingering. It is not overly carbonated and is surprisingly light.

D - I was very excited about the beer at the beginning of the pint, towards the end I was ready for it to go away.

Overall, I am glad to have tried it as it's one of only a handful of chili beers I've had. However, I won't be going back for another.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 01-27-2011 13:53:48

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2012 22:12:29 | More by hopfacebrew
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: clear amber/golden, half finger head

S: chili pepper but light

T: malt and chili pepper mix throughout the experience

M: oily, medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: interesting how many of their beers look alike. This one is a little over powering with the chili, not too many other flavors outside of chili pepper.

Serving type: on-tap

09-29-2011 00:53:56 | More by kylehay2004
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

10-21-2013 06:20:05 | More by ygtbsm94
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bwgassman

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

02-09-2014 21:10:32 | More by bwgassman
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

11-24-2013 06:20:22 | More by Sir_Goatman
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

10-30-2013 13:24:21 | More by williamjbauer
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

04-11-2014 17:49:14 | More by Mike
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stewshi

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-18-2014 21:29:32 | More by stewshi
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-20-2011 03:37:17 | More by ROGUE16
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

10-12-2013 17:51:06 | More by SocalKicks
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

04-03-2013 03:42:33 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Patty's Chile Beer from Wynkoop Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.