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Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Mexican CakeApple Brandy Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake

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BA SCORE
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world-class

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 212
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 6.84%
Wants: 664
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ant4711 on 07-12-2013)
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mtpHokie

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-14-2014 16:37:11 | More by mtpHokie
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ehammond1


4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-23-2013 19:34:57 | More by ehammond1
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CUE45

Virginia

5/5  rDev +6.8%

07-30-2013 19:44:05 | More by CUE45
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2014 00:35:06 | More by stereosforgeeks
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.48/5  rDev -4.3%

S - Apple brandy presence is strong up front to the give the beer a light sweet apple cider nose. There is also loads of chocolate, vanilla, light spice and cinnamon

T - Sweet apple brandy presence to it, vanilla, and chocolate. Good amount of chocolate to it as well as loads of spice and cinnamon. I didn't think this one has as much heat from the peppers as the JD one did.

M - Sticky smooth beer but not too thick. Lots of spicyness on the back end that lingers on the finish

O - This is another great Mexican cake variant which really highlights the apple brandy presence by being sweeter than the JD and bringing that sweet apple crumble presence to the chocolate and fudge in the base beer. I thought this one was sweeter and not as hot as the JD. I also slightly preferred the JD version to this one.

02-10-2014 17:40:41 | More by jeonseh
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JulianB

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2013 17:49:24 | More by JulianB
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -14.5%

06-29-2014 00:52:29 | More by acurtis
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ChrisMetcalfe

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +6.8%

07-18-2013 23:31:45 | More by ChrisMetcalfe
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-25-2014 17:29:37 | More by EvoJoe
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leschkie

California

3.5/5  rDev -25.2%

10-07-2013 17:11:01 | More by leschkie
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-21-2013 15:52:44 | More by Photekut
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-29-2013 21:15:56 | More by Gonzoillini
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.89/5  rDev -16.9%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled 6/6/2013.

Appearance - Black body. Small khaki head with some reddish tinges at the edge.

Smell - Smells very sweet. Graham cracker and a little peppers. Lots of apple brandy.

Taste - Sweet apple brandy. Very sweet. Chocolate, but it's lacking a fudginess. Peppers cut in and turn into graham cracker with the oak in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Heavy and sweet. Medium carbonation. Boozy.

Overall - The apple brandy makes it too sweet to compare to the other BA cakes, but it's good.

05-06-2014 02:53:07 | More by Alieniloquium
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2014 01:19:53 | More by Kegatron
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blackcoyote13

Georgia

4.46/5  rDev -4.7%

Enjoyed at The Porter Beer Bar in Decatur, GA from a bottle. Pours a thick, opaque black with some minimal head. Heavy notes of harvest spices, cinnamon and some chocolate too. Taste definitely has the apple brandy barrel notes but is at times overwhelmed by rich spiced coconut flavors and chocolate undertones. Extremely complex with rotating flavor palettes that work in harmony. The finish is surprisingly spicy deep in your throat from the pepper additions. Quite a neat experience and absolutely delicious, although extremely rich and probably a bottle best split between two people. As my wife noted, tastes like how Cracker Barrel's Old Country store smells, but in a glass, loaded with coconut and seasoned with chili spices.

08-12-2013 15:23:03 | More by blackcoyote13
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +6.8%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +6.8%

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Illinois

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New York

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California

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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California

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +6.8%

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Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake from Westbrook Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.