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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Mexican Cake is Westbrook’s first anniversary beer, a deadly imperial stout brewed with vanilla, cinnamon, Ecuadorian and Ghanaian cocoa nibs, and habanero chilis. This special edition has also been further-infused with coffee beans. Drool now, so you can drink later.

teorn88's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
teorn88 (4717) - London, Greater London, - JUN 30, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2012 Keg at the Craft Beer Co. Pours a pitch black colour with a big brown head. Long lasting foam. Aroma is huge and bold: roasted malts, coffee, vanilla and cocoa beens. A hint of tartness as well. Taste is mostly sweet, with chocolate, coffee, roasted notes and vanilla, some tartness again and light hot spicy sensation from the chilli peppers. Bold body with good carbonation. Overall, extremaly enjoyable, flavourful and magnificent. All the ingredients are easily identified, no one prevails and they work perfectly together, amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robbiemoy13 (12) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Coffee adds great flavor and aroma to the base beer. A little thin, but tastes great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (2035) - Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2015
2015 bomber with gold/beige/yellowish wax. Thanks to HOPSareKEY for sharing. The adjuncts are really popping on this one. Coffee, cinnamon, chilli, vanilla, chocolate, fudge brownies. A full on flavor assault that’s blended perfectly. More flavor in one sip than some breweries can offer in their entire lineup. This is the best in the cake lineup.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
draft at Torst, NYC. black pour, medium to fuller bodied. chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, light vanilla, cinnamon/allspice, pepper heat. coffee is pretty dominant, chocolate & heat adds nice twist. solid

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2573) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Pours jet black, like motor oil. Aroma of coffee, taste of coffee. That’s all there is, loads of good coffee flavor. The rough thing about this is knowing the base beer. This is a solid coffee impy stout but it completely destroyed the base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3083) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with a mocha head. Chocolate and cinnamon bouquet. Maybe a bit below the previous two years. The heat from the chills and coffee dominate. Really muted cinnamon and chocolate notes. The body seems a bit thinner.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (539) - Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2015
650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Black. Medium khaki head and a thin collar. Stains the glass a little. Strong coffee aroma. Cinnamon equally strong. A bit of green pepper aroma, too. Coffee dominates the flavor. Spices aren’t far behind. A bit of dark chocolate before a spicy pepper finish. Medium heavy. Coffee seems to mute a bit of the peppers, which I don’t mind.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (569) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle - Pours dark black. Nose is coffee, peppers, sweet, chocolate. Taste is fudgy chocolate, creamy, spicy, coffee.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6659) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Draft at torst with Linh. Pours a deep blackish brown with thick tan lacing. Aroma is super lush, rich coffee. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of rich coffee, rich dark chocolate and brownie. Light alcohol on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (5254) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Draft. Black pour with tan head. Smooth roasted coffee aromas, with sweet and spiced tones. Sweet coffee, roasted and vanilla tones, spice and pepper add a nice finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle from Justin D. Pours a very dark brown/black. Little to no tan head. Aroma slightly sweet, little bit of space. Body dry and spicy, finish all spice, brown sugar. Very complex. Woof!

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