Mexican Cake - Highland Scotch Barrel-Aged | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Mexican Cake - Highland Scotch Barrel-AgedMexican Cake - Highland Scotch Barrel-Aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DISKORD on 11-29-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
26
pDev:
13.53%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
Trade:
2
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Photo of gcamparone
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Westbrook tulip glass.

Pours a deep black, inky body with a deep brown head that reduces to leave a good ring of retention.

Aromas of peaty scotch are apparent the second you open it - you can tell the scotch barrels will play a big part of this Beer very early on. Other aromas include vanilla, cocoa, sweet caramel, and a bit of booze.

On the tongue is lightly sweet chocolate, Peaty Moss, a bit smokey, more peat, roasty bittersweet chocolate, a tad bit of vanilla, finishing with roasty coffee that sticks on the tongue. Peated scotch aftertaste. Body is moderately thick with low carbonation.

If you like peated scotch, you’ll love this beer. If not you’ll probably hate it. The adjuncts maybe got taken over a bit by the mossy flavor, the barrels worked.

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Photo of Eman17
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WOLFGANG
4.57/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

8/23/18 BOD 110617 4.57/5 All Mexican cake elements are enhanced by underlying peat and heather... just plays well with this base. Prickly heat builds. Thanks Kevin L.

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Photo of Jamison85
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ristaccia
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xdtfx
3.82/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ADTaber
2/5  rDev -51.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Easily the worst Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake I have ever had

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4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hallertau
4.85/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunuelian
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TboneRN
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lupercmda
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mmcurran
4.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Armando_Perez
3.03/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2

Photo of jaydoc
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lewith
4.91/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Mexican Cake - Highland Scotch Barrel-Aged from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 26 ratings