Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Don Jalapeno Ale | No Label Brewing Company

very good
13 Reviews
no score
Send samples
Don Jalapeno AleDon Jalapeno Ale

Brewed by:
No Label Brewing Company
Texas, United States | website

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

For Trade:
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 107
Reviews by ExaltedNecrosis:
Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4/5  rDev +3.6%

More User Reviews:
Photo of AaronAlghawi
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Not bad. A very Texan concept.

30 characters

Photo of nathanmiller
4.79/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I totally understand why people don't like this beer and I also totally understand why my feelings toward it are thought of as crazy by people. It's got a lot of chile in it. I mean a lot. Not like Punishment or Ghost Face Killah levels, but it's strong.

The aroma is pure jalapeno, to the point where you feel like you're burying your face in the chile stand at Central Market. The one with all the peppers near the produce. All those fresh peppers and your eyes start to water and you just know whatever you're cooking tonight is gonna be hot as hell and you're gonna love it.

Or rather, I'm gonna love it. Because apparently, others don't love that flavor as much as I do. Or, apparently, the aroma. But I do. Take a gulp and the adventure continues, coating the back of your throat with a magnificent peppery flavor.

With a name like Don Jalapeno, though, I guess I don't get what everyone else expected. I love it.

 924 characters

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
1.75/5  rDev -54.7%

Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Big Texas Beer Fest.

The beer pours a hazy golden color with a large white head. The aroma is a mix of biscuit malt and fresh green jalapeno peppers. The flavor is more of the same and about what I expected. The biscuit malt is overpowered by the peppers, which are also accompanied by a little bit of grass. Unlike some other pepper beers, the chilis add more flavor than they do heat, which in this case is a good thing. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

 479 characters

Photo of tiitomireles
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dello
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of JamesStreet
3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Qabil
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of BayouMafia
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of jburns301
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of Fr0stb1te
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of JamLand
1/5  rDev -74.1%

Photo of gsumers
2/5  rDev -48.2%

Photo of Richardbeerlover
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a orange amber with a nice head. Smell is definitely jalapeno and the taste is definitely jalapeno with a decent burn. Not too much body or other flavor but for those who like a spicy beer, this beer delivers. A true jalapeno beer that they really nailed in terms of delivering jalapeno.

 293 characters

Photo of JDCannon
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of cfrobrew
1.75/5  rDev -54.7%

Photo of Sazz9
1.25/5  rDev -67.6%

Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of EgadBananas
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Beanie35538
5/5  rDev +29.5%
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.

 153 characters

Photo of gtermi
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Big_Dave
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Don Jalapeno Ale from No Label Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.