Don Jalapeno Ale - No Label Brewing Company
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3.68/5 rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at the Big Texas Beer Fest.
The beer pours a hazy golden color with a large white head. The aroma is a mix of biscuit malt and fresh green jalapeno peppers. The flavor is more of the same and about what I expected. The biscuit malt is overpowered by the peppers, which are also accompanied by a little bit of grass. Unlike some other pepper beers, the chilis add more flavor than they do heat, which in this case is a good thing. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
Serving type: on-tap
04-20-2012 02:44:30 | More by Mora2000
3.76/5 rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pours a cloudy honey color; the rather modest head dots the side of the pint glass with lace
Smell: Toasty and grainy, with a distinct roasted pepper character
Taste: Toasted malt, up front, with the roasted hot pepper flavor arriving and dominated from mid-palate through the finish
Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation
Overall: A rather fun beer; I wish the malt were a bit more interesting but, unlike most chile beers I have tried, this one gets the heat just right
Thanks, BeerHunter76, for the opportunity
Serving type: bottle
06-07-2013 02:37:30 | More by brentk56
3.99/5 rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Thanks to Chris (spycow) for this obscure Texas chile beer. You know what I like Chris. Served in a snifter.
A - White foam settles to a thick collar, wisps, and minimal lacework. Hazy dark orange body.
S - Smells like vegetal and lightly smoked chile peppers. There's some crystal malt and sugar cookie supporting things, along with some fruitiness; not sure if it's from the peppers, yeast or malt.
T - Tastes like it smells; it's an amber ale with jalapenos. A nice mix of vegetal and spicy flavors, with sufficient malt heft to get things from getting out of hand. Nice lingering burn in the finish.
M - Medium body, with lower carbonation, and a surprisingly smooth and creamy texture. The jalapenos impart a heat the gets seriously intense over time.
D - I thought this was great. It had the right level of spice, without going into gimmick territory; you can still taste the base beer and it integrates nicely with the peppery flavors. Would happily drink this again, although it'd be hard to have more than a bottle in an evening.
Serving type: bottle
08-20-2013 02:51:49 | More by MasterSki
Don Jalapeno Ale from No Label Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 38 user ratings.