Rio Grande Pancho Verde Chile Cerveza | Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)

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Rio Grande Pancho Verde Chile CervezaRio Grande Pancho Verde Chile Cerveza

Brewed by:
Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
New Mexico, United States

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.67%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer has an unmistakable roasted chile aroma and flavor without being too hot. The whole chile is used to infuse the beer with a mild green chile flavor and leaves you with just a hint of heat on the back end.

12 IBU

Added by twiggamortis420 on 01-31-2010

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3.71/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a pale goldenrod with a very modest head that fritters away quickly

Smell: The chile pepper comes through but the predominate aromatic is grainy

Taste: Opens clean and grainy, with the chile pepper starting to assert in the middle and lingering in the finish; the heat builds as the bottle is consumed; the malt grows sweeter, too, over time

Mouthfeel: Light body with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: For a chile beer, this has potential; if only the base malt and hopping were more interesting

Thanks, sunkistxsudafed, for the opportunity

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of kp29
3.77/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

First Chile beer here and as a lover of hot and spicy foods I am pretty excited.

Pours a clear gold with a moderate head. The smell is a little underwhelming, I pick up the green chile for sure but it mostly just smells like any ole standard lager. The more of the beer I drank though the more that green chile smell came forward.

The beer is crisp, clean, and has some mild sweetness to it. After that I do pick up the green chile flavor and a very very mild hot pepper kick lingers that has me going back for more.

Overall, this beer is quite drinkable and enjoyable. It's not amazing (wish it had quite a bit more kick to it!) but still a solid beer. If you aren't a huge fan of hot food this might be a good example of a milder chile beer to try. Perhaps if I have multiple in one sitting the hot pepper flavor will slowly build like it does when eating spicy food over the course of a meal. Guess I'll have to get multiple bottles next time to find out.

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Rio Grande Pancho Verde Chile Cerveza from Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 90 ratings