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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Draft. A black beer with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of coffee beans, cappuchino, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of coffee, roasted malt, soy sauce, and bread, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Draught@Cask Pub & Kitchen, London. Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, some smoked wooden notes as well as mild vanilla and chocolate. Flavour is chocolate, roasted coffee and some roasted malts along with raisins and ripe fruit. Very nice and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012

Draught @ [ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 ] @ Spartas Lokaler, Faelledparken in Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear dark black brown colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully to mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, coffee, plum and tart sour plum notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, light light acidic and moderate bitter with a long duration, plum, coffee and coffee. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft. [20120511]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
On tap at the Cask, Pimlico - 07/08/12. Pours a rich black with a filthy brown head! Strong coffee, chilli and aniseed on the nose allied to rich dark malts. Full on coffee in yer face with bitter dark chocolate, spice, chilli and a lovely all round roasted flavour a pinch of vanaill pod. A modicum of carbonation, fullish bodied with a great aftertaste of coffee and warming chilli. Head retained well to the end - the dirty beast! Top draw !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2012
At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and licorice. Sweet roasted flavour with coffee, a touch of ink and a green pepper note. Notable alcohol. Bitter finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
teorn88 (4729) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2012
Draught @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of coffee, spicy chili, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long coffee, spicy, chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KingCecil (2071) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2012
Tap at CBC ´12.....It pours pitch black with a thick small brown head..... The aroma is roasted malt, dark fruit and chocolate..... The flavour is roasted malt, spicy, chocolate, some coffee and vanilla....... Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma is malt, green pepper and cold coffee. The flavor follows the nose with additional coffee. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (10026) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2012
Tap at CBC, May 2012. It pours very dark brown, with a thick tan head. The nose is chocolate gateaux, roasted malt, coffee liqueur, cocoa powder, caramel and toffee. The taste is rich-roasted coffee, roasted malt, bitter chocolate, caramel, toffee, varnish, meatiness, charcoal, rich chocolate, spice and alcohol warmth. Full body, fine carbonation and luxurious mouth-feel. Great balance. Not normally my sort of thing, but thought this was very well done.

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