Viva Habanera | Night Shift Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
nightshiftbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rye ale with agave nectar and habanero peppers

Added by Jason on 04-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
320
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
13.98%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
61
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 320 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of Abe_Froman
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sheppard
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a mahogany-ish amber. Not terribly aromatic. Nice levels of heat with a bready undertoning that asserts itself on the finish. Kind of a sweet bread. Not getting much in the form of rye. This is fine and I'm glad I got to try it. The heat is actually really nice and the right amount, measured, I'd say. However, the underlying beer isn't great, like it's sweet and under-attenuated or something.

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Photo of CDKing80
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I opened my nearly 3 year old bottle (bottled June 9 2014) and its still a decent beer. Head was pretty thick but died down fairly quickly. Still has a spicy bite to it. Seems to taste like i remembered.

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Photo of Stephenmheadley
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Intense drink due to the spicy kick so many folks may not be able to drink more than a single glass. For those who enjoy a spicy beer, this is a beer for you.

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Photo of Skwalk47
3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gregoreaux
3.51/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rizkybusiness
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is perfect with a southwestern omelet for those morning(or noon) hangovers.

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Photo of djgustafson
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stoutmeister
4.27/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billab914
3.06/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of SveNss0N
2.64/5  rDev -29%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of Cath
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Deltoro
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Mo_fro
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of psweendogg
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rogacks
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of I3eer
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

If I liked chili beers I'd probably really like this beer. It's made well, that's obvious. Burns the lips but still smooth. Just not for me.

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Photo of BKotch
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WoostaBia
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of jbeervt
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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Viva Habanera from Night Shift Brewing
3.72 out of 5 based on 320 ratings.
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