Don Jalapeno Ale | No Label Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
117 Ratings
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Don Jalapeno AleDon Jalapeno Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
No Label Brewing Company
Texas, United States
nolabelbrew.com

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mora2000 on 04-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
23.27%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of rsuarez1982
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nick4444
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cwreay90
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of princessbay710
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excited to try this one! First thing to hit you is a heavy whiff of smoked spice, if this beer tastes anything like it's smell I feel I'm in for a unique treat. Pour is cloudy golden amber. I can tell already that the carbonation has fallen off, strange thin inkblot foam. The taste is quite interesting, on your tongue you have a cool, somewhat bland beer while rich jalapeno dusts the roof of your mouth, and leaves a spicy and slightly chocolate feel. Although I wish for more complexity in the beer side the jalapeno, I call this art, pop art but still art.

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Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.71/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Golden-amber beer with a light head and a glass-round unbroken lace. Smokey, spicy - spices and a roast that has a sort of pine in the background. Love the little sting it has to it. The taste really exceeded in making this a winner. Noticeable smokey jalapeno - how creative?! A little bit of pine and an easy drinking mouth feel. Definitive little burn it has to it as well that sits on the back of the throat and tongue. What a nice change of scenery beerwise. Very well done and will be buying it again. Proud of this Houston brew as a fellow Texan. Cheers!

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Photo of Wookieboy1
3.44/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.41/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Ok. This is my first go at a chile beer, so it will be interesting to say the least. Pours a clear amber color with a 2 finger width foamy head. Head retention and lacing are both very good. Has a pale malt and smokey aroma. I can detect a small hint of jalapeno at the end. Very interesting. You get the taste of pale malts initially, followed by a definite smokey taste, then a pepper spiciness at the end that persists for a while. More or less tastes like bacon wrapped jalapenos. The most interesting beer I have ever had, but not sure how much I really like it yet. Definitely got to rate it a 5 for complexity. Light bodied with moderate to heavy carbonation.

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Photo of OKbrew89
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Spicey!

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Photo of PureSteele
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidST
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texter
2.7/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Tried at the brewery tour, I don't like the flavor of the jalapeno in this beer and the acidic burn in the back of my throat made me feel like I had been burping up bile.

I don't think I'll try another one.

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Photo of MichialTanner1
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gman1602
4.63/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark amber with quickly receding head. Smell is a nice spicy smoked jalapeno with a taste to match - a well made beer and the smoked jalapenos are definitely there. Has a nice spicy kick to it with perfect carbonation. Definite smokiness but not overpowering; really plays well with the beer. Overall a great chile beer that I will be having again for sure.

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Photo of tiitomireles
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Numbskull26
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Only had it once, bottled, enjoyed it for not having any food to pair it with. Do want again, didn't taste like anything gimmicky but exactly as advertised. Maybe too much for people. Carbonation was good, smell is even better. It's BA score is a little underrated.

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Photo of jrichtertx
3.03/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BdM
3.47/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BayouMafia
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of churchillps
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is one of the best beers I have ever smelled, but, to be fair, it smells more like an entree than a beer. Unfortunately the flavor is pretty muddled. I didn't expect it to be watery but it is.

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Photo of Beanie35538
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

By far my favorite beer. Once I run out I may make the 5 hour trip to Houston for more.
I love jalepenos. Jalepenos + Beer? This beer is pure magic.

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Photo of MaddDogg84
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
3.46/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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