Mexican Brunch
Kane Brewing Company

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Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
Imperial Porter
Ranked #4
Ranked #110
4.55 | pDev: 6.15%
Mar 19, 2023
May 21, 2015
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Notes: Mexican Brunch, our imperial milk porter made with Rook coffee, maple syrup, cinnamon, cacao and chilies.
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Rated: 4.26 by DrStiffington from New Jersey

Mar 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Pours jet black like coffee without creamer. Little to no carbonation. Thin in appearance and feel. The smell is noticeable as soon as cracking the bottle. The taste follows the smell, sweet cinnamon and coffee dominate with subtle hints of chocolate. Maple is faint but adds a nice sweetness. Chiles almost non existent but that’s fine by me. Really enjoyable after dinner drink.
Feb 16, 2023
Rated: 4.06 by notchucknorris from California

Sep 23, 2022
Rated: 4.19 by Affinity from Missouri

Jun 02, 2022
Rated: 4.95 by cj8311 from Maryland

Feb 08, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by not2quick from Missouri

Jan 19, 2022
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

4.24/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Taking brunch south of the boarder, Kane Brewing looks to chili peppers, cinnamon and cocoa to give a decidedly Mexican twist to their imperial milk porter.

Mexican Brunch kicks off with a very dark brown pour and a frothy cap that fades rather quickly. As a scent of coffee rises first, a quick followup of syrup, chocolate, nuttiness and spice ensure a complex and enticing scent. Fully malted and sweet on the tongue, high impressions of chocolate, caramel, maple, toffee and vanilla play out in hot chocolate fashion in its early impressions.

As the flavors start to unfold, the middle palate holds onto its milky sweetness while the strong taste of coffee sets an earthy, nutty and roasty tone. Cinnamon and chilies mingle next for a sense of balance for the sweetness and to complement the coffee spice. Woodsy, earthy and toasty, the beer trails into a kahlua-like finish with balance and contrast in taste.

Full bodied and soothing on the finish, the beer finishes both spicy and calmly with the milk sugars and maple rounding out the gradual simmer of peppers into a warming afterglow of a Mexican inspired, alcoholic cappuccino.
Nov 09, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by beermanben from Wisconsin

Oct 05, 2021
Rated: 4.49 by howardnss from Pennsylvania

Oct 03, 2021
Rated: 4.58 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio

Sep 14, 2021
Rated: 4.56 by DudMan from New Jersey

Jul 08, 2021
Rated: 4.65 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Jun 26, 2021
Rated: 4 by Rkitchen from Michigan

Jun 19, 2021
Rated: 4.54 by Dgman8053 from New York

Jun 19, 2021
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Reviewed by larryi86 from Delaware

4.57/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
500 ml bottle poured into a teku

A- Black with a two finger mocha head.

S- Chocolate, cinnamon, some maple, coffee, some chili pepper, very well balanced.

T- Chocolate/fudge, coffee, maple syrup, some peppers, cinnamon, slightly earthy.

M- Smooth, creamy, full body.

O- A very well done and balanced molé stout. Easy to drink and a nice kick from the pepper even though it is on the more mild side.
Jun 18, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by bret27 from California

May 29, 2021
Rated: 4.74 by beefbucket from Missouri

Apr 20, 2021
Rated: 4.48 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Mar 20, 2021
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Rated by BourbonForBeer from Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
5/5 porter!!! Yessssss!!!! A+
Feb 21, 2021
Rated: 4.74 by mrmsmith from District of Columbia

Feb 03, 2021
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Rated by GaryM6 from New York

4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Smooth with hints of spice
Jan 28, 2021
Rated: 4.56 by TheGent from New Jersey

Dec 30, 2020
Rated: 4.75 by rstump24 from Ohio

Dec 24, 2020
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
750ml bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a deep brown color with a one-finger creamy khaki colored head that has good retention before settling into a ring around the glass

S- aroma opens with a heavy mocha cream notes from the combination of lactose and and cocoa, as well as an earthy espresso note that adds a bit of cracked pepper. Sweet maple, vanilla cream and rich chocolate. The close adds spiced notes of cinnamon and pepper skin, as well as more rich mocha espresso to close it out

T- earthy and peppery coffee notes up front are immediately complimented by sweet notes of whipping cream, caramel and rich maple. Mid-palate starts to develop a rich dark chocolate mocha flavor that carries into a finish that brings out cinnamon and pepper, with the pepper providing just a hint of heat. Lingers of espresso, heavy cream and chocolate

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues into a silky, velvety warming finish

O- all of the adjuncts work harmoniously with the milk sugars providing a perfect mouthfeel, outstanding
Dec 23, 2020
Rated: 4.46 by AD17 from New Jersey

Nov 27, 2020
Rated: 4.34 by GeorgeAKeim from Oregon

Oct 11, 2020
Rated: 4.5 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

Sep 30, 2020
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Rated by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

4.59/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
2020 vintage
Sep 19, 2020
Rated: 5 by DriftNoobTart from New Jersey

Aug 24, 2020
Rated: 4.6 by JBowenGeorgia from Georgia

Aug 19, 2020
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Reviewed by JohnnyHopps from Indiana

4.31/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance - The poured a murky black color with a dark tan head.

Smell - The nose was rich sweet chocolate. It may have been a chocolate maple combination.

Taste - Chocolate really stood out in the initial taste. It brought to mind chocolate cola. There were also notes of coffee, maple, and a touch of cinnamon. I knew this was not Mexican Cake, but I expected more heat from the chilies. The rest of the profile was well balanced.

Mouthfeel - The feel was slick with sweetness and modest carbonation.

Overall - I thought the beer was tasty, but I expected a bit more. Mainly, it lacked spice.
Aug 08, 2020
Rated: 4.31 by Beerbom from California

Jul 20, 2020
Rated: 4.23 by rightcoast7 from Maine

Jun 11, 2020
Rated: 4.09 by Wayne17 from Texas

May 22, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by sordyl from Illinois

May 11, 2020
Rated: 4 by pepesylvia from Pennsylvania

May 01, 2020
Rated: 4.34 by Hopelessly0 from California

Mar 28, 2020
Rated: 4.5 by Dharms from Pennsylvania

Mar 10, 2020
Rated: 4.07 by RNbeerfan from New York

Feb 14, 2020
Rated: 4.36 by spersichilli from California

Feb 12, 2020
Mexican Brunch from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 608 ratings