Don Jalapeno Ale | No Label Brewing Company

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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
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
111
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
22.83%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 111
Reviews by brentk56:
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3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy honey color; the rather modest head dots the side of the pint glass with lace

Smell: Toasty and grainy, with a distinct roasted pepper character

Taste: Toasted malt, up front, with the roasted hot pepper flavor arriving and dominated from mid-palate through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A rather fun beer; I wish the malt were a bit more interesting but, unlike most chile beers I have tried, this one gets the heat just right

Thanks, BeerHunter76, for the opportunity

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Photo of AaronAlghawi
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Not bad. A very Texan concept.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4.79/5  rDev +25.7%
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.

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Photo of SmellsofMahagony
1.75/5  rDev -54.1%

Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
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.

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

Photo of Dello
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKbrew89
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesStreet
3.46/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Qabil
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of BayouMafia
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of jburns301
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of Fr0stb1te
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of JamLand
1/5  rDev -73.8%

Photo of gsumers
2/5  rDev -47.5%

Photo of Richardbeerlover
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
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.

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Photo of JDCannon
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of cfrobrew
1.75/5  rDev -54.1%

Photo of Sazz9
1.25/5  rDev -67.2%

Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of EgadBananas
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Beanie35538
5/5  rDev +31.2%
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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Don Jalapeno Ale from No Label Brewing Company
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