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Mexican Cake - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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1,605 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,605
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 1,103
Gots: 310 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into wine glass. Bottled 5/13/13. Thanks again Russell!

A: Pours black with a creamy, soft, and short lived mocha colored head that faded into a soft film. Some spotty lace was left down the glass.
S: Mild chipotle and habanero peppers, rich chocolate fudge and slight cinnamon, with some slight molasses sweetness. Sticky and thick smelling, but not as rich as expected.
T: Chocolate is there all the way through with notes of spicy Mexican chocolate and also rich fudge. I get some light molasses or candied brown sugar sweetness, with a creamy chocolate ice cream finish. Finish is also slightly roasted, with touch of caramel. The heat is mild, and it tingles in the finish and aftertaste. Definitively a clean habanero burn, not as roasted as the nose. Aftertaste lingers long after the swallow.
M: Medium-full body, but I was expecting slightly thicker. Soft low carbonation, slick and smooth mouthfeel.
O: Good, but not as good as I was expecting. I wish it was fuller. Thanks again Rusel_G.

scottfrie, Jun 22, 2014
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Mexican Cake from Westbrook Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,605 ratings.