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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by sandiego67, Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

    Everywhere I go these days, people are taking shots of Fireball Whisky. Can anyone think of a beer that has infused the hot cinnamon flavor? It might be ok in a dark stout.
  2. kell50

    kell50 Jul 25, 2007 North Carolina

    Hmm.. probably a nice Winter Warmer would probably be best with a cinnamon pairing. Wouldn't be my kind of thing.. but to each his own.
  3. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    I think Stone Vertical Epic 11/11/11 was somewhere along those lines. I was into that brew. It wasn't very "hot" though.
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  4. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    an imperial red? Scotch ale? Scotch ale.
  5. Crusader

    Crusader Feb 4, 2011 Sweden

    Innis & Gunn Fireball? :p Since the regular Innis & Gunn is sort of sweet in taste it might work for people with a sweet tooth.
  6. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

    The taste that I am referring to is very different from the chili pepper beers that are so prevalent now. Cinnamon extract is used. It is the flavoring for the red hot candies and doesn't continue to burn for very long.
  7. match1112

    match1112 Mar 2, 2011 Illinois

  8. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

  9. jhartley

    jhartley Aug 22, 2010 Florida
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Kind of an interesting concept to look into, a RIS with a cinnamon kick. Hmmmm....
  10. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    First, if everywhere you go people are taking shots of whiskey, you need to go better place. Whiskey should be served neat or perhaps in a Manhattan.

    Second, if everywhere you go people are drinking Fireball, you need to go better place.

    Fireball is what my friends drunk uncle passes me around a campfire at night when we're all drunk anyways, in that case it tastes wonderful with whatever is in my hand.
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  11. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    There is a reason I don't drink Jameson. That is one of them.
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  12. Reagan1984

    Reagan1984 May 15, 2008 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Oh I could tell stories about that... But since this thread is about cinnamon stout, I'll talk about that....
  13. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    I'd take it neat and pray for the best. I have been served a 151 neat, deaf waitress, and lived. I would hope I could perform a similar feat of strength again.
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  14. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    I'd love to try Ten Fidy or ST Choklat run through a Randall of cinnamon sticks.
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  15. Unholygoalie

    Unholygoalie Apr 1, 2009 California

    If someone wants to pay me to drink Jamesons, it would be one of the greatest things that's ever happened to me.
  16. Stoutish

    Stoutish Jan 1, 2013 California

    Angry Orchard Cider and fireball seems to be the most popular in my area. I want to pair it with a Stone VE 12-12-12. For Science... Just for the Science.
  17. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    Copper Kettle in Denver won a gold medal at GABF in 2011 for their Mexican Chocolate Stout.
    Had a very strong cinnamon presence - not like the candies, but still pretty cinnamony.

    I don't mind Jameson so much.
  18. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Mar 23, 2008 California

    The Cinnamon is present in Fireball to mask the bad Whiskey, it works quite well, I took a shot of that stuff last Fri.

    I love a good stout with Cinnamon, like Hunapuh's, but I don't think I'd want it to mask any tasty beer and be the predominant taste. That being said, I'd be game for a cinnamon bombed OE.
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  19. FosterJM

    FosterJM Nov 16, 2009 California
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    I got a bit of that heat cinnamon fireball flavor from this years Rebel Yell from Eclipse. Just me though.

  20. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Dec 15, 2006 New York

    Now there's an idea, how about New Glarus Apple Ale with a shot of Fireball?...

    mmmm, Apple Jacks!
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  21. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Has anyone over 22 tried Fireball?
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  22. luwak

    luwak Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    Yeah it was very cinnamon and chilli pepper. i personally loved it...but i feel like i am the only person in the world who didn't hate it.

    Lava stout from Ölvisholt Brugghús has a chilli/cinnamon taste to it but it is much more subtle.

    New Belgium Lips of Faith series) and Ska both a a cocoa mole within the last two years. Both very spicy and cocoa (not cinnamon) and both really nice beers (esp the NB)

    Oak Aged Yeti from great Divide and Black butte 23 (or was it 24?) were brewed with chillies too again though no cinnamon.

    A search produced this...ive never had it...

    I'd bet there have been many attempts like this (cinnamon and chillies) among homebrewers though...ask in one of those forums maybe somebody will send you some...or get inspired to brew some.
  23. Beerdudenumberone

    Beerdudenumberone Dec 9, 2012 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    If any of you guys are wanting to try a cinnamon beer just take your favorite beer of choice and throw a half dozen or so atomic fireball candies in your beer for about 10-15 minutes then drink.
  24. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Live Oak made a one off a few years back that was Chipotle Liberation Ale (their IPA). That's the best spicy beer I've had.

    This is the some of the worst undrinkable crap I've ever had, on the other hand:
  25. fickenmeimirish

    fickenmeimirish Feb 18, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Ive had this, and although novelty and way over the top, I kind of enjoyed it.

    I recall hearing about a beer being discussed on the Brewing Network that tasted like red hots, I cant remember what it was but ill try to find it. I believe it was the 2012 holloween show.
  26. davesway10

    davesway10 Jan 23, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Yup , and every time I head out with my pals Jameson, somehow, always ends up on the bar in front of me. I hate that stuff. Blahh
  27. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    You're not alone! I really enjoyed it too.
  28. icefisherman

    icefisherman Sep 1, 2004 Minnesota

    I think not.
  29. zach60614

    zach60614 May 1, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    The more refined drink Red Stag Spiced.
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  30. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Southern Tier 2Xmas perhaps? If you realty want to go crazy how about Scaldis Noel?
  31. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    28 here - nope.
  32. rab53

    rab53 May 1, 2005 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead tasted like red hot cinnamon candies last time I tried it. You could mix that with a decent beer (or toss in schnapps into a beer of your choice).
  33. fickenmeimirish

    fickenmeimirish Feb 18, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Really? Only time I had it, it tasted like bud light with cinnamon added
  34. rab53

    rab53 May 1, 2005 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Yes...it was foul and full of artificial cinnamon.
  35. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    I brought a gallon for friends when I went to the usvi this summer, with my brother bringing another 2 liters. This was before they got it down there though.
  36. Moose90

    Moose90 Nov 25, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Fireball can go fuck itself.

    Nasty sugary crap, its schnapps under a different name, to call it "whisky" anything is a shame. It sure does turnover like crazy, sell 10-60 50ml's a day. Fair product, but I don't care for it myself.
  37. youbrewidrink

    youbrewidrink Apr 9, 2009 Vermont
    Beer Trader

    NB Cocoa Mole has cinnamon & chiles, ain't no hotball.
  38. Beerpharmer

    Beerpharmer Apr 22, 2010 New Jersey

  39. DSlim71

    DSlim71 Mar 3, 2010 New Jersey

    I've tried Fireball, and I just turned 26. Really not my thing but who am I to turn away free shots. I've seen Fireball shots taken in almost every bar I've been in lately (none have been craft centric bars fwiw). I'd way rather snuggle up with my other pal that's been discussed in this thread, Jameson.
  40. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Fireball? He was one of the stalkers in "The Running Man" - played by Jim Brown of all people.
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