Stuff We Don’t Need: Chili Beer

Listen, everyone who knows me knows that I LOVE Boundary Bay Brewery. I love the beer, the ambiance, the clientèle, and the food’s not too shabby either.

That said, I’m no Boundary Bay sycophant. I don’t like all of their beers, and I don’t like their policy of serving select seasonal beers in smaller glasses for the same price as a pint.

Oh, and I can attest that this beer, which I tried last year, is terrible:

Chili Beer

A spicy yet refreshing beer for Cinco De Mayo. A light bodied ale spiked with roasted Anaheim, Jalapeno and Serrano peppers. It’s not as hot as it sounds because the roasting takes away some of the heat but leaves all the flavor. Try some with your favorite dish. Salud!

Some things were simply not meant to go together: fish and bicycles…um…I mean: bicycle tires and broken glass, bare feet and dog poo, marinara sauce and white shirts, and…

…chili and beer. Chili-laden Mexican food is great when washed down with beer, but the flavors do NOT belong in the same glass.

Then again, that’s just me. If for some crazy reason you want to judge for yourself, by all means, go check it out why it’s available.

In the meantime, order me an Imperial Oatmeal Stout.

2 thoughts on “Stuff We Don’t Need: Chili Beer

  1. where’s your sense of adventure?? okay, i’ve never had the boundary bay version, but i have had cave creek chili beer, brewed in arizona. it’s an interesting combination, to be sure, and one is definitely enough…you can’t drink two or three of them over the course of an evening. i couldn’t, anyway.

    but the one was an interesting experience.

    1. Geez, Phils says on Facebook that he thinks I’m wrong and now you.

      As I told Phil, I couldn’t finish a little taster glass of the stuff.

      Feliz Cinco de Mayo, mr. needl.

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