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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Happy birthday to us! To celebrate our first year as a brewery we brewed a serious imperial stout and aged it on cocoa nibs, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and fresh habanero peppers. This is the first offering in our annual Anniversary series. Heres to many more!

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZacM612 (676) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Bottle shared by BelgianBeerGal. Black with a beige head. Aroma has some vanilla and chocolate. Taste is a chocolatey and a little spcy, but the burn from the peppers comes about a minute after each swallow. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scotty001 (563) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Poured virtually black with a disappearing frothy beige head. Aroma of dark chocolate and the pepper. Full body, flavour as the aroma, vanilla smooth with a lingeringly spicy finish although not overpowering. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (1230) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Thanks Matt for sharing the bottle! Poured into a snifter showing black with half a finger of dark latte foam. The nose shows tequila and a lighter background of black coffee. The palate is lightly carbonated with a big oily and slick body. Very cinnamon forward in sweetness and spiciness with a background of roasted and light tequila.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hohops (952) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2016
Bottled on 23/5/16. Appearance is pitch black, no light, opaque, a foamy tan head of around half a finger which dissipates. Aroma- vanilla, coffee, peppers, dark chocolate, roast malt, treacle, chocolate fudge, cinnamon, more vanilla. Taste- creamy chocolate, lots of cinnamon, peppery heat, burnt treacle, roast malt, burnt toast, more cinnamon, cocoa, chocolate cake, vanilla traces, dark bitter chocolate, espresso. Peppery cinnamonny finish. Mouthfeel is thick and coating, chewy, with a sticky finish. Complex, very nice.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
caribou43 (904) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 12, 2016
I drank this beverage at the mise en bire in Lausanne. I was so happt that they have this beer at the draft. Since I long time that I was looking for this beer and when I see it, I jump like a lion to take it and like a first kiss, I was not disappointed. This beer is really good, it is a pity because I know that I drank it too cold, because the bar was crowded and we had to stay outside to breathe a bit. The taste is perfect and there is a side of cake, caramel, sweet and a nice touch of bitterness, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla. The taste is well balanced during all the time that you drink this beer, nice sensation at the final. I love the imperial stout, the paradise on this earth.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (949) - SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2016
You say Mexicake I say masterpiece. This was look beautifully viscously rich and silky with a truly haunting nose but its its spicy cakey dense moist palate that builds its greatness and reputation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
pkomar (393) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 7, 2016
Great aroma - loads of coffee and chocolate with cinnamonn and pepper also present. In addittion there is also loads of vanilla, coconut, pumpernickel... there is so much going on in there. Taste is just as complex, very sweet, yet not overwhelming. Chocolate and cocoa are playing main roles there with pepper providing hints of spiciness while coconut together with vanilla notes are providing nice finishing touch. Overall its a titan of a beer. Truly amazing.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Simonsen (1257) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2016
Tap. Whats brewing 2016. Svart oljeaktig viskositet. Lavt karbonert med tynn skumtopp. Smaker sjokolade,ryk,kaffe,vanilje og lakris. En heftig l

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomekk1978 (1394) - Zbki, POLAND - OCT 30, 2016
Aromat: bardzo złożony - czekolada, kakao, wanilia, owoce w likierze, alkohol, cynamon. Obiecuje bardzo dużo.

Wygląd: barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta z niewielką, brązową i niezbyt trwałą pianą. Widać jednak oleistą konsystencję.

Smak: umiarkowana słodycz, wyraźna czekolada, kakao, wanilia, cynamon. Całość przypomina nieco cukierki kukułki. Trochę kwaskowości, paloności, nawet kokos (być może była to wersja leżakowana) oraz alkohol. Mimo wszystko piwo jest doskonale zbalansowane. Goryczka dosyć wysoka- palono- alkoholowa, ale przyjemna. Krągła do tęgiej pełnia, umiarkowane wysycenie i lekko kwaskowy alkoholowo- palony finisz. Papryczek zbytnio nie czułem.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nutjes (728) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2016
Growler van bij Bierhalle Deconinck te Vichte. U: Zwart met mooie donkerbruine schuimkraag. G: Chocolade, koffie, gebrande mout, likeur en een beetje vanille. S: Veel gebrande mout, koffie, karamel, chocolade, kruiden en alcoholwarmte. Zeer lekker! M: Stevige body, lichte carbonatie en licht sticky. Mocht voor mij toch wat meer sticky zijn.


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