Ghost Face Killah | Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
twistedpinebrewery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
584
Reviews:
182
Avg:
3.09
pDev:
29.13%
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
85
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 584 |  Reviews: 182
Photo of Bear1964
3.65/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz bottle into a Mason Jar, golden brew with no head, aroma was fresh peppers and not much else. With the first taste your mouth fires up with pepper heat...just like the label implies...it goes on to light up your throat. By the 3rd sip you might think DRAIN POUR...I never have done that and hope never to have to. No lace to be had but the heat get more acceptable as you drink on, you get a little beer taste when you have about 3 drinks left. Overall I think this does what is says on the label, it is a gimmick beer but fun to try. As a true Chili Beer it falls short because you can't really taste the beer but I rated it for the label...it's designed to shock the mouth...which it did.

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Photo of KSOZE
1.84/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

Gimmicky beer with a flavor that is close to non-existent. Extremely hot and gave me heartburn.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
1/5  rDev -67.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Peppers are spicy and shit

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Photo of Dag95
1.58/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

No flavor beyond the chili. Overly hot and mediocre at best. Wouldn't recommend

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Photo of AirBob
3.61/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Notes from 1/28/15

A - One finger of fizzy, white head that quickly dissipates to nothing. Poor lacing and effectively no retention. Deep, clear golden body with plenty of visible carbonation.

S - Raw, vegetal chili pepper (jalapeño), some dried chills (cayenne). Sweet, fruity (apple) maltiness.

T - Sweet fruitiness that I can't nail down because it quickly moves to dry cayenne and earthy, vegetal, smokey spiciness (chipotle in adobo). Finish is linger spiciness that you'd get from a fresh jalepeno, membrane and seeds included. Fruitiness comes through again in the finish but not enough to balance out the burn.

M - MEdium carb. Body is tough to get ahold of because the pepper is tongue swelling hot. Obviously, a spicy, tongue burning finish.

O - Nice interplay between dried and fresh hot peppers. The fruity sweetness (maybe apple juice) balances nicely with the heat. I'm not sure how great the underlying beer is, but its a great, intensely hot beer. If you can handle a fresh jalapeño with seeds and membrane, you can handle and enjoy Ghost Face Killah.

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Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Devman171
2.33/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Burns the crap out of your throat

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.68/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had to review, hot beer, no problems with that. Try it.

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Photo of jasonwrag
2.85/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Zstets
2.16/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Not much past the spice

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Photo of jws6w7
1.3/5  rDev -57.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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

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Photo of Canada_Dan
3.21/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tlloyd417
3.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Oakenator
3.75/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

If you don't mind heat and can get the flavors through that, this is a good one.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ncelauro
3.9/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The hottest beer Ive ever had, good for cooking too

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Photo of Penny707
3.65/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Great pepper tastes and flavor

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Photo of halo3one
4/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mission accomplished. Proceed with caution.

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Photo of thumperskibum
3.78/5  rDev +22.3%
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

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Photo of chessiejackson
3.64/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Kinda tasted like a crappy beer saved by ghost pepper. I enjoyed the heat till about half way through the bottle and had to recap it. It's getting an over 4 because I cooked my dogfish brats in the ghostface and it added nice kick. Good for cooking, not for drinking

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Photo of MUTINY
2.17/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

Quick review. The only thing about this beer that moves me is the aroma, subtle & deep with multiple chile components playing together. Everything about the palate is defined by brutal spiciness - way to hot - devoid of any chile flavor in favor of brute force heat. To me, this barely reads as a beer. I can see this appealing to the hot wing challenge crowd, but beyond that I'm not sure that there could be much of a market for something so single-minded.

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Photo of chippo33
4.58/5  rDev +48.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

yes hottest beer I've found

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.02/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This is a great beer to share. Because if you don't, no way in hell with it get finished. I was good for about an ounce, at best. Pure heat and pure torture if you want to drink it all.

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Photo of KT123
2.93/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of tridge85
2.86/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
3.09 out of 5 based on 584 ratings.
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