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RATINGS: 605   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. Here’s to many more!

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bob_Boudahili (14) - Alabama, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Dark pour form the tap. No head, moderate lacing. Aroma is very typical for an imperial stout. Flavor is complex, chocolate, vanilla and in the back of the throat a bit of pepper. An interesting brew.


4.3
MrTipple (5378) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2017
​Intense dark chocolate, cacao nibs, dark roast, sweet grain malts. Hazy, very dark brown, tiny, creamy, beige head. Heavy sweet. More intense, sweet chocolate, spices, zesty citrus fruits, chillies, soft carbonation, full bodied. Outstanding Impy, super rich and complex, nice chilli heat, not too much, just right. Keg at Milk & Hops, Gramercy.

3.9
BuckeyeBoy (7975) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2017
22 oz bottle thanks to Rich. Pours out black topped with a small brown head. Nose is nice cinnamon roast malts coffee dark chocolate some light booze notes. Taste is more of the nice cinnamon some booze Heat Chocolat roasted malts.

4
weihenweizen (3890) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2017
Refrigerated brown bomber bottle May 6, 2015 poured into a snifter. Black with small beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate, thick body, medium carbonation, and pretty good small-bubble lacing. Taste is chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla, and some hot peppers. Good beer.

4
beerplace (1737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2017
650ml bottle (thx, Chris S.!) shared with George on Greenpoint campground. Almost black with a dark brown head. Aroma is dark fruits and cinnamon. Taste is sweet with lots of cinnamon and some chocolate notes. Sweet, roasted malt, spicy aftertaste. Good stuff.

4.2
rejtable (2767) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2017
Tap at j Ryan’s. Pours black with lots of head some lacing. Nose is vanilla coconut chocolate and spicy peppers. Taste big bitter big sweet, med spice. Full creamy body med carbonation spicy finish.

4.2
ciccov (7) - - JUL 1, 2017 does not count
Had at edmunds oast in Charleston. 7-1-2017. Folly beach trip. 6 ounce pour ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
j12601 (12698) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2017
On tap at Draught. Pours a deep black with a thin tan head. Big cinnamon, vanilla, chocolate, cocoa. Medium bodied, roast, chocolate, cocoa. Big cinnamon, a bit of ashy roast. Slow roast, chocolate, vanilla, loads of cinnamon. Very faint heat, but I’m looking for it pretty intently.

3.7
jb (3275) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Nose and taste of Cinnamon anise vanilla along with more standard stout-y roasted notes. Palate is a bit thin for the IS style, but this is a great beer.

4.5
L_Lovecraft (616) - - JUN 12, 2017
Spiced, strong notes of cocoa, vanilla, black with a good brown head, medium/full body, pleasant carbonation, again strong notes of cocoa, good spiced final with an exremely balanced warming sensation...this beer is quite perfect, awesome!

4.7
Padget (1) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2017 does not count
Mexican Cake is the most amazing Imperial Stout to ever touch my lips. My personal favorite was 2015 as it was like drinking velvet. Westbrook has made succeeded in making one of the most coveted beers for those in the know. Luckily I lived in the Charleston area for a number of years and was able to taste it each year. I drove back a few weeks ago solely to buy this beer.


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