Ghost Face Killah
Twisted Pine Brewing Company

Ghost Face KillahGhost Face Killah
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Style:
Chile Beer
Ranked #79
ABV:
5%
Score:
70
Ranked #50,181
Avg:
3.02 | pDev: 29.8%
Reviews:
185
Ratings:
590
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Twisted Pine Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
  86
SCORE
70
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Ghost Face KillahGhost Face Killah
Notes: Made with 6 chiles including Anaheim, Fresno, jalapeño, serrano, habenero, and ghost chile.
Reviews: 185 | Ratings: 590 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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wethorseblanket from California

3.06/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes. Shared by Jeremy. An experience I never want to have again. Heat followed by more heat. Destroyed taste buds. A golden chili bomb.

Aug 12, 2015
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chugalug06 from Colorado

4.49/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Preface - I always rate brews to style...

A - Very average. No head. or lacing. Very golden *slightly* murky clear color. Great bubbles.

S - Hot! Spicy and Round! Strong pepper scent. Slight wood smell too. There's not too many other scents besides Chilies.

T - Sweet JEEZSUS! Strong pepper taste! Not nearly as much heat as I thought there would be... But, very spicy nonetheless.

M - Great carbonation; perfect for the style! Heavy bodied and very wet tasting. A very complete brew.

O - Perfect for the style, not much was missed. Would be an awesome brew for a BBQ, or to sneak up on your friends with.... Very unique and delicious. I couldn't drink a whole lot of this one... But, good while it lasts, great to split with a friend, or two, or three...

Cheers!

May 14, 2011
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GreesyFizeek from New York

1.97/5  rDev -34.8%

Bottle purchased at Joe Bean Coffee Roasters. I dunno why I did.

Pours a clear yellow, with a little bit of haze, and no head or lacing.

Smells like really hot and vegetal peppers. Smells kind of ok actually, but I can tell this is gonna be rough.

It's rough. Big surprise. Raging, blistering pepper heat, tastes essentially like pepper juice. If I try really hard, I can sort of tell there's a beer underneath. I can't tell if it's an adjunct lager, or a blond ale, or gasoline, it doesn't really matter, it tastes rancid. No balance whatsoever.

It's pretty light bodied, but not even slightly drinkable. There's a medium amount of carbonation, I guess, it's hard to tell anything that's going on.

Stay the hell away from this. Don't even think about it. You've been warned.

Aug 22, 2014
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sjdevel from Utah

4.05/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look: Cloudy pale orange-ish/brown. 1 finger head upon pour, but died out very quickly. Poor head retention for sure. Not much of a foam ring left behind and no real lacing.
Smell: Smells spicy. Roasted peppers and an funky fruity earthiness. A bit of a dirty scent.
Taste: Powerful blast of flavor. You get smoked/roasted peppers and malts. Sweet caramel. A touch of bitterness. Then the heat really cranks up. Flavors go away for a bit because of the heat level, but once it fades, you start to get a drier malty beer with some charred wood flavor.
Feel: Pretty thin. Lack of bubbles makes it uninteresting in the mouth. Still a medium bodied brew.
Overall: I really like crazy hot peppers and food. If you are used to mild salsa and the hot kind it too much for you, do not grab one of these beers. I get a nice burn from this beer - it's plenty hot. There are nice sweet flavors to offset some of the heat. It may be out of balance, but I do like this one for an occasional novelty. I had a few of them over the past 2 years - and try to keep 1 or 2 on hand. You never know when its a good time to break one of these out... maybe to challenge a few friends.

Apr 15, 2017
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thumperskibum from Indiana

3.78/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Drank this baby at Dark Lord Day 2015 in a 45 degree day with sideways rain. It helped

May 01, 2015
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jws6w7 from Florida

1.3/5  rDev -57%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is the worst beer I have ever had in my entire life.

May 22, 2015
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a77cj7 from South Dakota

3/5  rDev -0.7%

Nov 24, 2014
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JMS1512 from New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Oct 19, 2013
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twenty5 from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -0.7%

Dec 23, 2013
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RudnicsMEB from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Feb 21, 2013
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ssjkyle from Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Jul 14, 2012
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Packard from Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +49%

Dec 09, 2013
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notchucknorris from California

3.57/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a deep, murky apple cider color with a fizzy soda-like head that dies quick.

S: A rich, smoky pepper aroma. Chipotle salsa is what came to mind here the most. Definitely doesn't smell like something you want to mess around with.

T: Opens on the mild side- sweet and smooth with mostly honey and grain coming through. Then there's a gradual build of smoky hot fire that kind of just keeps building and building. I've had ghost pepper hot sauce before, and this never comes close to that kind of heat. But as far as beers go, this is by far the hottest I've had. Not a lot of flavor in this beer, but if hot is what you're looking for, pull up a chair.

Jul 15, 2013
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mpalestino from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -0.7%

May 05, 2014
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erialbill from New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Apr 02, 2014
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StlHopHead77 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Aug 12, 2013
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Bromine from Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

Feb 12, 2014
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klipper from Michigan

2/5  rDev -33.8%

Sep 08, 2013
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cliftonsbiehl from Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -66.9%

Mar 18, 2013
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JohnnyHopps from Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer is hot. Amid the burn, I could not detect any beers quality. I loved the nose, as it smelled of fresh picked peppers. If you can't take heat, skip the beer and do not complain it is too hot. You are going to burn. After the novelty of trying the beer, I probably will not do it again

Apr 18, 2016
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3Pope7 from Colorado

1/5  rDev -66.9%

Mar 25, 2013
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kjkinsey from Texas

2/5  rDev -33.8%

Apr 17, 2012
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Lucoli from New York

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jul 14, 2015
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baconsausage from Vermont

3.55/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pour looks like you would expect a macro lager to look like, yellow and fizzy. Aroma of peppers abounds, taste is a bit sweet at first, corny, then gives way to the peppers. Not to hot, but defanatly has some heat to it. Swish it around in you mouth for a bit. A lot of jalapeño and ancho flavor is strong to me. Good for a pepper beer, would like to try a freshie.

Aug 10, 2011
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edhaaslovesbacon from Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Apr 03, 2013
Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 70 out of 100 with 590 ratings