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Mexican Cake - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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1,517 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,517
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,073
Gots: 307 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Happy birthday to us! To celebrate our first year as a brewery we brewed a serious imperial stout and aged it on cocoa nibs, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and fresh habanero peppers. This is the first offering in our annual Anniversary series. Here’s to many more!

50 IBU

(Beer added by: Netdigger2 on 02-01-2012)
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Ratings: 1,517 | Reviews: 171 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

mrebeka, Jun 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

joefuzz, Jun 27, 2013
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mpayne5, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.5%

IPAyForHops, Jun 26, 2013
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4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bomber into a Smuttynose tulip. Bottled a month and a half ago.

Appearance- Pitch black with 2 fingered fluffy mocha head that lasted about 3 minutes. Gorgeous lacing.

Smell- Choclate, cinnamon, coffee, vanilla. Dark stone fruit. No booze.

Taste- Similar to the smell, but with heavier cinnamon and very light chili. The Habanero leaves a nice mild burn at the end though.

Mouthfeel- Surprisingly light. No hint of booze. Very drinkable. Nice thickness.

Overall- I'd say that this is a new permawant. Sooo good.

Seanniek91, Jun 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Grfilwett, Jun 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -31.4%

fugazidps, Jun 25, 2013
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Benny3000, Jun 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

bishopdc0, Jun 25, 2013
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oakaged88, Jun 25, 2013
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beerinNV, Jun 25, 2013
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InspectorBob, Jun 24, 2013
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roostor07, Jun 24, 2013
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sirsteve42, Jun 24, 2013
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atoulouk, Jun 24, 2013
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olympuszymurgus, Jun 24, 2013
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wildcats10, Jun 23, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/15/13.

Appearance: Very dark brown, near black body with a near lofty, medium tan-hued head.

Smell: Fairly roasty nose with an agreeable aroma of bittersweet chocolate flecked with a bit of vanilla and given a pinch of cinnamon atop the underlying vein of earthy, spice-evoking chile peppers.

Taste: Dark chocolate atop a firmly roasted, faintly ashen maltiness yielding a light astringency. Subtle vanilla. A little singe of cinnamon mingled amongst the sweetness. Showing some chile heat lumped in with the mild hop, sustained charred grain element, and the warming alcohol. The chile quality lasts into the warm, chocolaty finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Fairly smooth, creamy on the tongue.

Overall: While it is another in what is a fairly long line of loud, big, brash imperial stouts, your heart has fucking died if you didn't enjoy it.

ChainGangGuy, Jun 23, 2013
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Mexican Cake from Westbrook Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,517 ratings.