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10 Spicy, Chile-Spiked Beers to Try

As the weather heats up, so should your beer! Chile-infused brews, like most spicy foods, are not only an acquired taste, but easy to do wrong. Here are ten hot beers Bon Appetit has given their stamp of approval to. Sip with caution!

As Americans increasingly cotton to the combustible flavors of Thai and Sichuan fare—not to mention Sriracha—craft brewers have also embraced the flames, creating cold beers with serious burn. In Illinois,Bent River crafts the Jalapeño Pale Ale, while Oregon’sRogue makes the smoky, amber-toned Chipotle Ale. 

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Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.