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Brewed By: Dogfish Head Brewery

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Number of Ratings: 1251

Style: Chilli Beer

Brewed In: 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968, USA

ABV: 9%

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Tasting Notes

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kuhoppy profile picturekuhoppy - January 21, 2013
Insane combo of spice and chocolate.
Conorpants profile pictureConorpants - December 8, 2012
zomerhouse profile picturezomerhouse - November 30, 2012
Nice color. Nose is sweet and floral. Honey with a little cocoa at taste. Don't get much chili. Honey and chocolate are prominent. The high ABV is also prominent. Nice and Interesting overall profile - November 15, 2012
Could definitely smell the chocolate. Never really got the chili. Pretty tasty.
wordnerdguy profile picturewordnerdguy - November 10, 2012
At first taste, this beer tasted like any other malt-heavy beer. It wasn't until a few more sips that the complexity of flavors started to bloom. Golden color like honey (appropriate since honey is one of the ingredients) and the taste was initially honey-forward. Little carbonation and nice foamy head. Then the ancho chili kicks in. Very subtle as part of the finish, but became a greater participant the further into the bottle I got. Nice bit of heat. Finally, a soft touch of cocoa adds yet another layer of taste complexity. Like the chili, subtle but more apparent on the back end. High ABV at about 9% but unnoticeable on the palette. I like that. This is definitely a beer to put on the Favorites list.
tastykick9 profile picturetastykick9 - September 20, 2012
On Randall with cocoa nibs, cinnamon sticks, and chipotle peppers
jnkryan  profile picturejnkryan - August 26, 2012
Interesting flavor. I have to give Dogfishhead props for they're innovation. CHocolate flavor overwhelms any hop or maltiness; when diminishes there is a heat in the back of the throat, but not that great of one (reminiscent of heartburn). It's very odd. I can't say I hate it profile - August 17, 2012
Unique, a little too alcoholly, but a good sipper
rquinn53 profile picturerquinn53 - August 16, 2012
This tastes like gummy worms and I mean that in the best way possible.
pcguitarwzrd profile picturepcguitarwzrd - August 13, 2012
Honey with a hint of cocoa, light body, a little chili spice in the back. Near perfection.
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