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Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Apple Brandy Barrel

Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Apple Brandy Barrel
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 4.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (5200) - some beerplace, - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle , thnx to Bobochamp ! Pours black as black can be black . Pretty damn black No foam Bit of peppers in the smell Taste is very thick , sweet , some peppers , chocolate . Aftertaste is also very full and thick . Some vanilla tones in the back . Good carbonation ( as it is very low, just the way i like it ) . Peppery in the aftertase . Very nice brew indeed !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10426) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle... This beer rocks! Pours Hunahpu’s black with a small, fleeting, light brown head. The aromatic highlights are fudge, alcohol, cinnamon and chili pepper. Full-bodied and oily with tingly carbonation. The flavor boasts heaps of graham, cinnamon, chilies and light tartness. There is milk chocolate and cinnamon in the warming finish – also, a nice suggestion of lactic acidity. A complicated and World Class brew! Generously shared by landhoney!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
markwise (5011) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle courtesy of my buddy. Cheers, Zack! Pours a deep stout brown/ black with a dark tan head. Nose is chocolate, chili peppers, cinnamon, vanilla, and lovely oak, vanilla, and barrel notes. Flavor is sweet apple brandy followed by chocolate, vanilla, chilis, cinnamon, vanilla, and more brandy on the finish. This was an awesome beer and I could probably kill a case single-handedly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcartamdg (2696) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Pours a motor oil black with a thin off white head. Aroma of apple brandy, chocolate, and roast. Taste is roasty, apple brandy, chocolate, peppers and coffee. So good!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2015 Bottle shared by Jake. Pours black brown head. Nose/taste of apple brandy, oak, chili pepper, cinnamon, roast chocolate and vanilla. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (5535) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Light apple brandy, oak and chocolate aromas. Cinnamon, brandy, apple, chocolate and pepper flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (5077) - Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Poured a black color with aromas of chocolate fudge with some sweet apple brandy and some light spicy pepper. Flavors were brownies soaked in Apple brandy with some light heat from the peppers. The best of the 3 variants.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (580) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle - Pours dark brown w/ tan head. Sweetness, chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla in the nose. A much sweeter taste plus chocolate, vanilla, and cinnamon w/ a slightly less pepper back end. Still good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - MAR 8, 2014
Sample from bottle @ De Hopduvel .. Thx goes to BoBoChamp … you are the man! :) … It pours pitch black with a small tan head… Roasted malt, vanilla, fruit, wood, spicy, pepper, apple cest, caramel, alcohol… nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Mexican Cake Supertrade Series Beer with jrob21, Westmeister, and deadCATAtlanta. This was my least favorite of all the Mexican Cake varietals. Scent is chocolate and apples. Pours a deep dark brown with dark tan head. Spice is brought out further by the aging. Thick with spice having entropic effect on carbonation. Bottle - Westbrook Brewery - Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

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