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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (596) - 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 (7319) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (6395) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrew_drinks (234) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle pour at CBC2012, from some old notes. Dark black, tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate and cinnamon. Thick in mouth, light carb, viscose. Flavour is rich chocolate, cinnamon, cloves, chilli, spices, coffee grounds. Long finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Draft at Westbrook. Pitch black pour with a large chunk brown head that last throughout the whole beer. Massive coffee aroma, very fresh roasted Ethiopian beans, vanilla, cinnamon, spicy peppers, chocolate, earth and bitter cocoa. Thick rich, velvety body that’s packed with huge amounts of coffee, vanilla, spicy cinnamon and habeneros, bitter cocoa nibs, fudge, earth and hazelnuts. So good, so much coffee.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
crossovert (11009) - Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2014
650ml bottle. This is a special version of this beer with cold-pressed espresso. Black pour. Huge espresso aroma. Flavor has all of the base beer’s components with a heavy hit of espresso in the finish. This is one of the best coffee stouts I have ever had and hopefully they release it in 6 packs sometime.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Keg at Beer Temple Amsterdam. Black with tan head. Aroma - strong coffee, ash. Body is medium, smooth, some spritz and more carbonation than I’m used to with the style. Taste - strong sweet coffee, chocolate and chili. So, basically, it tastes of the stuff they threw in with the beer. Didn’t get much cinnamon and vanilla though.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Crompt (122) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Just as advertised Mexican cake in a bottle. Cinnamon, spice and everything coffee beans! That is how the expression goes right? Well it does now!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2775) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Otter shared by Greg at Darkness Day - big spicy nose. Big thick black pour with a tan head. Big spiciness in the taste without being hot. Herbal, chocolate and good.


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