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Old 03-16-2009, 05:55 PM   #11
Feb 2009
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Wouldn't the oils in the peppers kill your head retention?

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Old 03-16-2009, 05:56 PM   #12
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Wappingers falls NY
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Cave creek Chili beer is ok if its fresh. Tastes like crap if its skunked just like Corona. Also each bottle has a whole pepper in it which is way to powerful I take a slice of pepper and add it to a light colored beer and its very good ... But then again I poop fire most times anyways love me some spicy food.

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Old 03-16-2009, 06:01 PM   #13
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Wow, when I first looked at that picture, I thought that was a carboy - I'm thinking DAMN those are some BIG jalapenos...hahaha

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Old 03-16-2009, 07:15 PM   #14
Mar 2009
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If it is too much to drink, this would make a great base for some chili.

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Old 03-17-2009, 02:19 PM   #15
Jul 2008
Waterford, MI
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I put whole peppers in the bottle of a 6 pack of an Amber ale and a stout. Turned out incredible. Amazingly the peppers stay very well preserved even 6 months later. One bottle is enough to satisfy your pepper craving for a night.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:10 PM   #16
Mar 2009
Medina, Ohio
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I've had a chili beer once, and I believe it was the cave creek one. It didn't taste that great, but wasn't good either. Certainly not as spicy as everyone seems to make it out to be. I also order my Indian food Indian hot, though.

I would recommend having another beer in the other hand and alternating the two.

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Old 03-26-2009, 05:10 PM   #17
Feb 2009
Clinton, NY
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I had the jap-a-leano one at a brewfest. It was weird. Nothing special. I wished I asked for the chocolate coffee stout instead... it was back of the line for me again. I didnt like hot beer
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:38 PM   #18
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New Albion, State of Jefferson USA
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I had this beer a couple of weeks ago. I am not a real big fan of wheat beers, but this beer was really nice. It had a great taste of Jalapino and Habanero peppers. I asked the brewer and he basically makes a beer and dry hops/peppers the beer with the peppers in the keg. When it is spicy enough, he racks it to another keg.
Good stuff!

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Old 06-28-2012, 01:16 PM   #19
Jun 2012
Barnsley, UK
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Never had Chilli beer but sounds good.

I made a Chilli and Blackberry wine last crop and It was hot but that's what I was aiming for.

Used 3 birds eye chillis and a scotch bonnet mushed in with the berrys before fermenting and It kept plenty of heat.

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Old 06-28-2012, 05:33 PM   #20
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Roselle, IL
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a guy in my brew club brewed a jalepeno saison that turned out amazing

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