RateBeer
Home >

Westbrook Mexican Cake Imperial Stout - Coffee

overall
100
95
style
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.5
   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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1941) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swoopjones (6986) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2486) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2968) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (283) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (545) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6385) - Manhattan, 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (4946) - 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.

4.2
   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!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50