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Ghost Face Killah | Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Made with 6 chiles including Anaheim, Fresno, jalapeño, serrano, habenero, and ghost chile.

Added by Todd on 01-11-2011

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Photo of bigaltemple
3.32/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured a beautiful gold color. However, not the slightest hint of any head.

S - Chilies! All chilies. Maybe some trace scents of wood. It reminds me of grilled fajitas.

T - Instant heat as soon as it touches the lips. The chilies flood the palate, with a crisp burn on the finish. I'm not picking up anything else flavor-wise.

M - I enjoy it. Medium bodied with some good, light carbonation.

O - Pretty good for what it is. I believe the hype and build-up is a little over the top for the actual payoff. There is some additional heat from the ghost pepper, but not so much as to warrant seeking this out over their Billy's Chilies.

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Photo of Fireman_RK
3.29/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.29/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, slightly hazed, golden coloring with a ton of carbonation and no head. Aromas of peppers forward and bold. Wowzers. You get a lot of the dark and roasted notes of the Serrano and Anaheim peppers, but also the nose-blistering sheer heat from the ghost face and habanero. It smells hot as shit, but I like that kind of thing, which explains my mouth watering right now. Flavors are kind of mild initially, with a warming and pepper spice on the backbone, but that is immediately followed up with a blast of hot, both in spice and actual temperature. There is a golden-style type flavor somewhere in there, but it gets absolutely pummeled by the cascade of pepper spice and heat. The body is light and smooth, and the aftertaste is...wait for it...peppers. Again, more spice than anything, but the heat remains throughout, as well, only starting to subside in the finish. The finish is fairly quick, and somewhat unremarkable based on the fact that your taste buds are shot at this point. This was a fun one to try.

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Photo of stumac
3.28/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drinking this at the brewery! This brew pours up a clear golden color. Small white head. Aroma is straight ghost pepper, which is an empty spice spice spice smell. You can feel the tingle on your nose. Now for the taste. Pale malts with a nice hop balance. Then BAM!! Spice takes over your mouth! I think this might be the same recipe as Billy's Chilies but they just add the ghost pepper. Smooth carbo, light bodied. If you can take the heat, it's a good brew

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3.27/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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Photo of DCon
3.25/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 4

Bought a 12 Fl. Oz. 355 ml. bottle of this from Lukas Liquor in Ellisville, MO for $3.99. Poured from the Red Flamed Bottle w/ a Skeleton Head holding a Red Kerinting Hot Pepper into a 16oz Founders Pint Glass and shared w/ many others (over 10 other people!). Does not have a freshness date on the bottle.

Aroma- Pepper hits the nose with intensity but nothing much else. How could anything else come through on the nose with this type of brew? Not too worried about it.

Appearance- Pours a .5 finger head that dies immediately. Has a light copper colored body and clear. Leaves minimal suds behind.

Flavor- HOLY SHNIKES! This one brought more heat and pepper than I think I've ever tasted in a drink! While the label does insist that you "keep away from children and the tepid of tongue", they did warm you! Not much flavors as far as malt or hop go because the chili peppers included are too strong.

Mouthfeel- Light Bodied, Not sure the Carbonation level, and tough to sip... Nothing good about the mouthfeel on this one. Almost want to pour more into my neighbors glass!

Overall Impression- If you are planning on going to a beer tasting or party, I would recommend picked up ONLY 1- 12oz Bottle of this! I shared with over half the bar @ a Blue Grass Event and no one could go back for seconds after their less than 2oz pour. I definitely suggest buying this just to find out how hot a "Chili" Beer can really be! Unreal, and many faces turned asking "this is a beer?", including myself.

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Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.98 out of 5 with 586 ratings
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