MexiCali Stout | Birdsong Brewing

BA SCORE
83.3%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 90 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing
North Carolina, United States
birdsongbrewing.com

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
MexiCali Stout is our favorite seasonal that we release every year at Halloween. A strong coffee and cinnamon aroma complements a smooth chocolate taste with just a hint of chili spice. We use fresh spices, coffee from Charlotte-based Central Coffee Co. and locally sourced Serrano chilies to create this unique blend.


Added by dvmin98 on 03-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,032
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
90
Liked:
75
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
9.14%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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2.93/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rzinno
4.82/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this beer. Easy and smooth malt backbone with some nice hop bitterness, (reminiscent of a black IPA more than a stout). Beautiful and very smooth mouth feel poured from a 16oz can. A beer you can savor. I love the slight spice in the aftertaste from th chili. Enjoy

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3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can at the Suwanee Music Camp.
Opaque black-brown body with a decent light brown head.
Coffee, light smoke, dark bread and faint alcohol esters in the nose.
The flavor has more coffee and a good bit of dark, bitter chocolate. Subtle chili.
Full body with medium, light carbonation.

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3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
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3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
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3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
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3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a short tan head that quickly died down, leaving a patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of chili peppers are present in the nose along with some hints of chocolate.
T: The taste follows the smell, but has some more flavors of chocolate malts with notes of coffee beans. There is a light amount of bitterness and the chili peppers lend a bit of heat to the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There is a little heat from the chili peppers.
O: This chili coffee stout is quite drinkable because it isn't that spicy. With the coffee, it would also make for a good breakfast beer.

Serving type: can

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3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.82/5  rDev -3%
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4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
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3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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MexiCali Stout from Birdsong Brewing
Beer rating: 83.3% out of 100 with 90 ratings
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