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Pepper Beers
« on: August 20, 2020, 08:07:33 PM »
I know I just start threads about niche products  that seemingly few people care about but....

Any love for pepper beers on here? I never pass up a pepper beer. F hazies and gimme that heat.

Drinking a mediocre one from Upstate NY that I picked up last weekend. Also had another pepper beer from that area last weekend.

My local doesn’t have any regularly available pepper beers. The used to be a big fan of habanero Sculpin. Anyone remember Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine?

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2020, 08:11:18 PM »
Haven't seen it in cans for a while now, but Badger State in GB makes Chile Gordo, a smoked jalapeno porter.  I also liked Tri-pepper Pils from Great Dane (Madison), but that's been quite a few years since I had it.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2020, 08:14:31 PM »
Haven't seen it in cans for a while now, but Badger State in GB makes Chile Gordo, a smoked jalapeno porter.  I also liked Tri-pepper Pils from Great Dane (Madison), but that's been quite a few years since I had it.
Oh man. I’m getting a beer chubby thinking about those beers. I love clean lagers with pepper and a smoked porter with pepper sounds like a tasty pairing.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2020, 08:36:57 PM »
had one at GTOTM a few years back that damn near ruined beer for the rest of the day

not really a fan of the heat in beer.
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2020, 10:04:18 PM »
had one at GTOTM a few years back that damn near ruined beer for the rest of the day

not really a fan of the heat in beer.

Yeah, same experience...wrecks the palate at a fest. Tri-pepper Pils is good, but I had it at the Great Taste and regretted it.

I think Metrpolitan did a dark lager with smoked peppers that was good, not a lot of heat. May have been ancho or morita peppers.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2020, 10:23:53 PM »
Flat 12 did a big event years ago with a ton of different beers all using different peppers.  They lined them all up, from green peppers to ghost, and everything in between.  None of them were amazing, but it was a fun event.  I've always liked them myself, even if it was just a novelty.  I love heat, but I'm always disappointed when it's one dimensional with no flavor.  Many pepper beers tend to get a little vegetal too, which is never good.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2020, 06:55:07 AM »
95% of pepper beers suck.  Very occasionally will you find one with the right balance.  They seem to be less of a thing than they were for a while.

That said, we still make Fiery Hell a couple times per year.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2020, 07:13:19 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2020, 10:28:43 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:

Wildfire Lager? :cheers:

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2020, 10:35:20 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:

Wildfire Lager? :cheers:

My shpfinckter is spasmodically contracting just thinking about it.

Ow.......my shpfinckter.

Yeah......no......I'd lump "Pepper Beers" right in there with "Peanut Butter & Jelly Beer" and "Pizza Beer". These shall never invade the sacred temple of my body.

(I lie; I drank some of that "Tri-Pepper Pilsner" at Great Dane.)
Poor unfortunate elderly isolated beer god.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2020, 10:37:38 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:

Wildfire Lager? :cheers:

My shpfinckter is spasmodically contracting just thinking about it.

Ow.......my shpfinckter.

Yeah......no......I'd lump "Pepper Beers" right in there with "Peanut Butter & Jelly Beer" and "Pizza Beer". These shall never invade the sacred temple of my body.

(I lie; I drank some of that "Tri-Pepper Pilsner" at Great Dane.)

Not sure it's worth the internal pain anymore, honestly. I used to eat habaneros and all that, but... :shrug:
Getting too old for that shit GTOFTS :bakes:

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2020, 10:42:35 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:

Wildfire Lager? :cheers:

My shpfinckter is spasmodically contracting just thinking about it.

Ow.......my shpfinckter.

Yeah......no......I'd lump "Pepper Beers" right in there with "Peanut Butter & Jelly Beer" and "Pizza Beer". These shall never invade the sacred temple of my body.

(I lie; I drank some of that "Tri-Pepper Pilsner" at Great Dane.)

Not sure it's worth the internal pain anymore, honestly. I used to eat habaneros and all that, but... :shrug:
Getting too old for that shit GTOFTS :bakes:

I told you guys long ago about my experience with Great Dane Black Earth Porter + Grouper Tacos with GDs Habanero Hellfire Sauce.

NOT a great combination.

 :shitbrick:
Poor unfortunate elderly isolated beer god.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2020, 10:49:34 AM »
Fitger's made one many years ago and was extremely balanced with the right amount of heat and malt.

It was delicious.

Don't recall the pepper nor the name but that was about 2000 beers ago..... :bottle: :bottle: :bottle:

Wildfire Lager? :cheers:

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2020, 01:49:53 AM »
In general I'm a fan of spicy beers. Local brewery (Institution Ales) does a spectacular smoked habenero porter called The Flue
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2020, 12:03:57 PM »
In general I'm a fan of spicy beers. Local brewery (Institution Ales) does a spectacular smoked habenero porter called The Flue

well that's an unfortunate homonym
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #15 on: August 24, 2020, 11:04:06 PM »
I know I just start threads about niche products  that seemingly few people care about but....

Any love for pepper beers on here? I never pass up a pepper beer. F hazies and gimme that heat.

Drinking a mediocre one from Upstate NY that I picked up last weekend. Also had another pepper beer from that area last weekend.

My local doesn’t have any regularly available pepper beers. The used to be a big fan of habanero Sculpin. Anyone remember Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine?

I was offered a sample at a tasting once.  I believe my exact words were “Fuck you.”

Otherwise, I think Ive had a pepper beer or two that was decent, but generally they’re not for me.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2020, 03:17:25 AM »
A local place, Manor Hill, made a Milkshake/Smoothie session IPA with habenero. As you can tell, its a bit extra, as the kids say. The pepper and heat are great but I don't like smoothie IPAs and making it a session does not make it better.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2020, 09:02:11 AM »
I know I just start threads about niche products  that seemingly few people care about but....

Any love for pepper beers on here? I never pass up a pepper beer. F hazies and gimme that heat.

Drinking a mediocre one from Upstate NY that I picked up last weekend. Also had another pepper beer from that area last weekend.

My local doesn’t have any regularly available pepper beers. The used to be a big fan of habanero Sculpin. Anyone remember Ghost Face Killah from Twisted Pine?

I was offered a sample at a tasting once.  I believe my exact words were “Fuck you.”

Otherwise, I think Ive had a pepper beer or two that was decent, but generally they’re not for me.

:lol: which was the correct response
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2020, 12:39:55 PM »
Uh, does this count?



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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #19 on: August 25, 2020, 12:47:24 PM »
 :-X

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #20 on: August 25, 2020, 12:50:21 PM »
One review was basically "congrats on canning instant acid reflux" :lol: :-X

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #21 on: August 25, 2020, 02:08:31 PM »
Unacceptable. 
Should we take a cab home, Jesus?
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #22 on: August 25, 2020, 02:21:28 PM »
Horrifying

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #23 on: August 25, 2020, 04:17:46 PM »
Nauseating.
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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #24 on: August 25, 2020, 05:53:52 PM »
Emetic :nerd:

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #25 on: August 25, 2020, 07:44:38 PM »
apparently it is also sour. I am assuming kettle sour. Does this count as jumping the shark?

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2020, 09:50:30 PM »
apparently it is also sour. I am assuming kettle sour. Does this count as jumping the shark?

It's one of about a dozen sharks in the rearview mirror, with a few dozen more ramps ahead. :drown:

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2020, 11:50:47 AM »
apparently it is also sour. I am assuming kettle sour. Does this count as jumping the shark?

It's one of about a dozen sharks in the rearview mirror, with a few dozen more ramps ahead. :drown:
I guess we are waiting for someone to jump the killer whale at this point?

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2020, 12:19:21 PM »
apparently it is also sour. I am assuming kettle sour. Does this count as jumping the shark?

It's one of about a dozen sharks in the rearview mirror, with a few dozen more ramps ahead. :drown:
I guess we are waiting for someone to jump the killer whale at this point?

Seems like we're headed in this direction... :lol:



Edit: too late <_<


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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #29 on: August 26, 2020, 12:23:38 PM »

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #30 on: August 26, 2020, 12:42:07 PM »
« Last Edit: August 26, 2020, 12:46:10 PM by emerge »

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #31 on: August 26, 2020, 12:54:49 PM »
https://thebeernut.blogspot.com/2020/08/sick-burn.html

Cool, nice to see that blog still going. He was on the old Beermapping forums of yesteryear...

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2020, 02:01:08 PM »
https://thebeernut.blogspot.com/2020/08/sick-burn.html
That beer had a lot going against it. For example:
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the beer is coming up to twelve years since the short shelf-life was up

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #33 on: August 26, 2020, 09:40:59 PM »
https://thebeernut.blogspot.com/2020/08/sick-burn.html
That beer had a lot going against it. For example:
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the beer is coming up to twelve years since the short shelf-life was up

Yeah, no doubt.  I just thought it was apropos being posted around the same time as this thread.

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Re: Pepper Beers
« Reply #34 on: November 24, 2021, 01:59:07 PM »


"Sour Ale With Pickle Juice, Rested on Carolina Reaper Peppers"

Drank this one recently, it was pretty good actually. :pickle:

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« Reply #35 on: November 24, 2021, 03:15:53 PM »
Damn, I also do like pickle/cuke beers. That abomination sounds right up my alley.

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« Reply #36 on: November 24, 2021, 03:18:18 PM »
Damn, I also do like pickle/cuke beers. That abomination sounds right up my alley.

I stared at it for about 6 weeks before drinking it. :lol: Way better than it sounds.