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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
11th May 2012
On tap at CBC, Copenhagen. Opaque black beer, good tan head. Smooth palate, crisp edge. Sweet milky coffee with a little woody BA character. Crisp finish. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2012
CBC 2012 , Copenhagen. Black beer with a small beige head. Coffe, cocoa, vanilla, malt and alcohol aroma. Coffee, vanilla, chocolate --> chili flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5630) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Pours pitch black with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, plum, red cherries, coffee. Taste is roasted malts coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits, cherries, booze. abit of pepper / chillies in the finish. Full body, cream mouthfeel, low carbonation, slight burning alcoholic finish. Very nice, apart from the burning alcohol finish. 110512

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13701) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Pours black with a creamy head. Roast, chocolate, fresh coffee and vanilla. Delicious and dry. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
Draught at CBC 2012. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, chocolate and coffee. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, coffee, chocolate and freshgrinded coffee. Roasted finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GothGargoyle (1132) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Black with a reasonable beige head. Aroma is coffee, rum, caramel. Sweet on the palate with a slightly boozy finish. Taste is coffee, chocolate, booze. A little harsh.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
Draught at CBC 2012. Pitch black - brown head. High coffee, sweet malty, lovely, fresh coffee, chocolate, full bodies, cacao, spicy notes, vanilla, light wooden deyness, fantastic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5653) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2012
[5/11/12] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Black with a light brown head. Aroma full of coffee beans, some sugary notes and burnt malt. Sweet flavor, kinda sugary, with lots of coffee beans and a bit of chocolate. Finishes a bit drier. Full-bodied. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Draft. Murky brownish black color. Aroma of Starbucks, coffee grounds, chocolate cream, black pepper. Taste is sweet chocolate cake, pepper. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2013 CBC 2012. Pours oily pitch black with a minimal rim of brown lace. Aroma is sweet coffee cocoa roasted malty vanilla and alcohol. Flavor is fullbodied acidy sweet coffee and vanilla in front, more bitter and chocolaty roasted in middle and sustaining the sweetness all the way ‘til the chili biting end. Finishes sweet bitter with a longlived pleasant chili bite.


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