Spicy Bohemian | Throwback Brewery

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86
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66 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Throwback Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
throwbackbrewery.com

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
We took our pilsener and “dry-hopped” it with roasted jalapenos. The result is a well-balanced beer with a very intoxicating peppery-type aroma, great jalapeno flavor, and just a bit of lingering heat.

40 IBU

Added by Gosox8787 on 08-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
13.85%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at the Thirsty Moose. A good drinkable pilsner for me, with turned up heat. A base of malt and wheat mostly, I got very little hops. A nice one and well needed to break through a taste lull.Little colour or head. Average plus mouthfeel.

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Photo of spycow
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the NH Brewers fest. 4 oz served in a small glass poured a deep golden yellow color with a thinnish off white head.The aroma is obviously jalapeno as soon as I set my nose over the glass. There's some sweet bready pilsner malt backing up the pepper, but it has a hard time finding a voice. The flavor is quite mild from what I expected from the aroma. The pepper is there up front but it is all flavor with very little heat. Mild bready and caramel malt sweetness provide a nice backdrop before the pepper flavor throws a mild lingering heat. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. This is a great beer, I went back for seconds, its a really nice pilsner and the jalapenos add an odd, but very flavorful component to the beer.

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Photo of rolltide8425
3.37/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smakawhat
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pilsner style glass.

A real brassy yellow, but quite a bit cloudy too, with lots of very good rising pinhead bubbles, reaching towards a big soapy white rocky head. Head manages good solid retention.

Ask and ye shall receive my friends. It's ripping jalapenos! Wonderful pepper notes, toasty seeds, i can smell the garden green flesh just coming off this. The beer doesn't showcase much else, but I am really not complaining, I am just drooling and salivating smelling this. I hope this delivers on taste.

Well, palate is a bit one dimensional. However, it's a good dimension to be in. The beer is full of jalapeno pepper, with a mild acidity that finishes nicely without any burn. Playful classic lager carbonation but not much sense of malt presence here. Lingering peppers finish. Not really much else to say, it buries any sense of hop or malt taste.

Overall though, you can't deny how fun this beer is, and it sells itself as Spicy and with Jalapeno and it delivers in spades. Good times!

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Photo of Kelp
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of M_chav
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

So this beer grows on me, at first it's a bit much. Over spiced with Jalapeños but on the second sip I really start to appreciate the "heat" and spice from the peppers. Very well infused into the beer. Possibly my very favorite Pilsener ever. Right down my alley - possibly because I love spicy food and live in New Mexico.

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Photo of braican
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Masters
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Todd
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Petegrieco
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Adamostella
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of agreenman19
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of juicebox
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of DonFrap
2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

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Spicy Bohemian from Throwback Brewery
3.9 out of 5 based on 66 ratings.
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