Jalapeño Pale Ale | Birdsong Brewing

Jalapeño Pale AleJalapeño Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.78/5
209 Ratings
Jalapeño Pale AleJalapeño Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing
North Carolina, United States
birdsongbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Jalapeño Pale Ale is in a class of its own. We start by brewing Free Will Pale Ale, and then add in a hefty dose of fresh-picked jalapeño peppers with the seeds removed, so you can enjoy a subtle flavor and the aroma of the green peppers without the heat.


Added by CBlack85 on 09-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,199
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
209
pDev:
14.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 209 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of onefuncapt
5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

exceptional beer with a hint of jalapeno. Have tasted nothing like it before. Had it in the Charlotte Airport. Highly recommended

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Photo of Cfreezy3
5/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of Ryguyskisurf
5/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of KnucklesMcFisty
4.93/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A wonderful jalapeño pale ale...pops with pepper smell and flavor without the heat

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Photo of Jmoor
4.9/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite s

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Photo of joshdcollins
4.79/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Highly complex. Smells wonderful. Even better on draft.

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Photo of LakeHawk
4.77/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

An absolutely fantastic pale ale. Very unique and special. It doesn't have the heat the name would suggest, but it's not supposed to. It still has just enough spice and kick along with the pure jalepeño flavor. This beer is delicious! I could drink one after the other afternoon and never get sick of it. If you are in the area or have the chance you have to get one!

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Photo of jorrx003
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of ejohnson654
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Samualobrien
4.73/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Never had a jalapeño beer before. Loved it. Had it in Charlotte, NC

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Photo of ESchweers
4.73/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tcorbs88
4.71/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ShoeIn-BrewWin
4.67/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really like this brew. It has the perfect balance of fresh-cut grass and spice on the nose. On the tongue it balances the fresh jalapeno flavor with just a tiny kick of spice and citrus. The hops shine through on the end.

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Photo of dvmin98
4.66/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I absolutely love this stuff. Everytime I go out and its on the menu, I gotta have it at least once. The nose is pure jalapeño. The taste is malty, hoppy and a great jalapeño backbone. Only downside is I wish it had just a touch of heat, but no matter, this is great. Second best beer brewed in Charlotte, other than HDnR

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Although it uses jalapenos, this is a really solid american pale ale.

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Photo of HopDropTheElder
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of AngusOg
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice chilli pepper flavor against the backdrop of the sweet malt, with only the slight hint of heat. Very pleasant and extremely drinkable. Really enjoyed this one.

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Photo of Burgieburg
4.49/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Volunteer1816
4.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sloejams
4.38/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I can see the polarizing nature of this beer but I for one, really enjoyed it.

I like heat, in pretty much everything I ingest. Lately, I've noticed loads of spice in the more malty side of ales, esp the Mexican hot chocolate ales that seem to be everywhere now (I'm not complaining). The jalapeño spice brightens the hops here but keeps things surprisingly drinkable.

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Photo of Tuckersmth
4.38/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Best Jalapeno beer I ever had. Crushes sculpin.

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Photo of evan35
4.35/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dwkasper
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Solid pale ale with a slight jalapeño burn

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Photo of Keith27614
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cantal
4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Jalapeño Pale Ale from Birdsong Brewing
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 209 ratings
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