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Jack Daniels Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Jack Daniels Barrel-Aged Mexican CakeJack Daniels Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake

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BA SCORE
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world-class

175 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 6.32%
Wants: 368
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
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 07-13-2013)
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California

4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-09-2013 04:17:52 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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largadeer

California

4.5/5  rDev -2%

09-09-2013 04:16:10 | More by largadeer
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.5/5  rDev -2%

09-09-2013 04:15:40 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4.5/5  rDev -2%

09-08-2013 21:17:51 | More by LincolnHawk
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.75/5  rDev -18.3%

09-08-2013 18:22:48 | More by DarthKostrizer
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kristougher

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

09-08-2013 00:46:19 | More by kristougher
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -18.3%

09-06-2013 06:32:50 | More by bsuedekum
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LancetherealLeader

South Carolina

4.65/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a snifter from a bomber bottled on 6/6/13. Warmed for 30 minutes before serving.

A: Pours nearly black with very little lacing, leaving behind a thin brown ring.

S: I love DIPAs with a strong nose feel. This excites the nose in a completely different way! At first, you are hit with strong bourbon and toasted coconut. Vanilla, chocolate and oak are also present. This has so much going on here that I have to keep smelling this before it hits the mouth.

T: This is very sweet at first, almost syrupy, with lots of coconut, chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon. A nice heat (more noticeable than the other 2 varients) complements the taste, leaving an even sweeter aftertaste.

M: Full-bodied to say the least!! This is very smooth and hides the ABV well at first (more noticeable when warmed). This is definitely a sipper!

O: Another outstanding and complex beer from Westbrook!! After having all 3 varients, I would rate them AB> Red Wine> Bourbon. You will not be disappointed by any of these beers.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 23:26:18 | More by LancetherealLeader
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2%

08-29-2013 15:19:43 | More by Sean9689
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ari32

Georgia

5/5  rDev +8.9%

08-26-2013 20:51:34 | More by ari32
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2%

08-25-2013 20:52:25 | More by twenty5
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.9%

08-25-2013 18:55:30 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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imperialking

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

08-24-2013 18:18:33 | More by imperialking
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jrallen34

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2%

08-24-2013 17:33:55 | More by jrallen34
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

08-24-2013 01:03:31 | More by Gonzoillini
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2%

08-22-2013 04:52:53 | More by FUwolfpacker
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drewone

California

4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-21-2013 05:26:23 | More by drewone
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.39/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cinnamon, chile, and bourbon aromas. Taste is much the same with cinnamon and cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness and chile heat on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with great bourbon barrel aromas and flavors but the apple brandy version is my favorite between the two treatments.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 20:59:11 | More by UCLABrewN84
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Josh for sending these my way. From a bomber into a snifter, the brew appears black in color with a brown head. The cap holds with just a thin film across the top and spotty lace on the glass.

The smell has the familiar alcohol tang found not only in the other mexican cake varieities but also a bit of the underlying JD whiskey note. Suggestions of bitter baker's cocoa blend to more of a sweet milk chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon with earth and oak coming more out in the back.

The flavor has that tangy booze element but instead of just comin from the base, it is augmented by the whiskey. A sweetness of burnt sugar also comes out of the barrel with a flavor of caramel, vanilla and molasses. Some oak flavor bring out a slight cinnamon spice and warming pepper and earthen aspects.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is smooth, chewy and fuller and silky in the feel. Very nice integration of the base beer character and barrel presence. A very enticing brew overall and perhaps the best example of brew I have ever drank (that im aware of) that was aged in a JD barrel.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 15:28:43 | More by stakem
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-16-2013 15:12:04 | More by ncaudle
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

08-15-2013 04:19:15 | More by Mike
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev -2%

08-12-2013 07:24:20 | More by zestar
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n2185

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: pours black with a finger of brown head that fades into a thin ring with little lacing.

S: coconut, oak, vanilla, oak, chocolate, bourbon, and spices.

T: sweet chocolate, caramel, oak, vanilla, roasted malts, bourbon, and a spicy heat and light alcohol burn towards the finish.

M: thick body with low carbonation n this beer avoids being too thin, but isn't creamy either.

O: a good beer overall, though with less complexity than the red wine version.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 03:57:09 | More by n2185
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

08-12-2013 01:40:59 | More by outoffocus
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t_carterb

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

08-10-2013 19:34:28 | More by t_carterb
Jack Daniels Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake from Westbrook Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.