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Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Jack Daniels Barrel

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Gold label: Jack Daniels Bourbon barrel aged

kraddel's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (5726) - some beerplace, - FEB 20, 2014
Thnx to Bobochamp Pours pure black , no foam . smell is sweet, smells like cake indeed . taste has some sweet dough , some peppers, very very intresting beer . So much more complex than the regular version . very full , some wood . I really love this one !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (3789) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Bottled. Pours deep brown nearly black with an average tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and a hint of chili. Medium bodied oily texture and soft carbonation. A great Impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8299) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2016
Bottle thanks to Minh. Pours black with medium tan head that lasts. The aroma is strong bourbon, wood, vanilla, peppers, roast. Thick mouth, chewy, bourbon, dark chocolate, nice heat from peppers, roast, really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Desverger (7016) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle shared@Himmeriget, Copenhagen - black coloured pour with a medium tan head. Roasted malty with some high coconut prominence here in this variant, almost reminiscent of kokos flødeboller with the chocolate and vanilla singing out, some caramel, welcoming cinnamon presence once again, then in comes that nice chilli warming heat, nice and warming boozy with JD infused wooden notes into the finish. Beautiful.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
linusb (638) - SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2016
Thanks to hackobock & _angst_ for looking out for me. A: Dark dark brown coloured N: Cinnamon, chocolate, toffee, caramel, bourbon, oak, vanilla, hint of ash, molasses T: Cinnamon, chili, vanilla, bourbon, raspberry O: Quite vinuous and a bit boozy taste to it. The nose is excellent though!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (4342) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Pours oily black with a very small mocha head that leaves some sparse spotty trace on the glass. Smell is malty, nutty and spicy with roasted malts, caramel, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, tons of roasted coconut, smoked chilis, cinnamon, bounty bar and bourbon alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter, very tiny sour, malty, heavy nutty and slightly spicy. Mouthfeel is soft, round, oily, tiny astringent, slightly boozy and near full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with bourbon barrel aged bounty bar and a chili burn. Extremely heavy on the coconut but I must confess I like that given it doesn’t take away the roast and spice of the base beer. Yummy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (479) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
650ml bottle enjoyed @ Himmeriget. Pours pitch black with a small but long lasting brown head. Aroma is cinnamon, coconut, chili, liquorice, vanilla, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and raisins. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Full bodied, oilyish texture, soft carbonation. Finish is warming alcohol, bourbon and chili heat. Normally I’m not a Jack Daniels guy but this is nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bursprak (2149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Pitch black pour with a dark tan head. Notes of caramel, milky chocolate, tons of spices going on here, crazy cinnamon, light chilli burn, roasty and some sweet vanilla fudge.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (2082) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Pours black with a dark brown head. Aroma has nice and sweet bourbon, toffee cinnamon, chocolate, coconut, cinnamon rolls, vanilla and lots of spices. Wow! The taste has the chili heat, cinnamon, big chocolate notes, vanilla, sweet bourbon, roasted malts, caramel, weak coconut and cocoa beans. The barrel here is so freaking good! Love this!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Klimaet (1408) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget, Copenhagen. Pours pitch black with a small mocha head. Aromas of cinnamon, lots of bourbon, vanilla, fudge, dark chocolate, spicy, sweet dark fruits. Taste has a lot of sweet fruits, chili, cinnamon, lots of bourbon fudge, dark roasty malts, milk chocolate. God damn this is good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MotherBrother (883) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2016
Pour jet black, with a small mocha brown head. Aroma is packed with bourbon vanilla goodness, cinnamon, slight chili heat, plenty of chocolate fudge, brownie dough, coconut, booze. Taste is pretty darn sweet, faint bitterness with a bit of heat (chili and alcohol) Medium - slight watery bodied with a rather flat carbonation. Deffinitely great stuff.

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