Saturday is a big day fans of Westbrook Brewing Co.’s famous barrel-aged beer.
That will be the day that the Mt. Pleasant, S.C.-based brewery will be releasing four different barrel-aged variants of its famous Mexican Cake, a 10.5 percent ABV imperial stout brewed with cocoa nibs, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and fresh habanero peppers. The stout was first released in January 2012 to celebrate the brewery’s first anniversary, and has been a staple release every year since.
According to a link on Brown Paper Tickets, there will be four different variants released, all packaged in 22-ounce bottles. The only way to get bottles is to purchase a package made up of 10 different bottles for a total of $300:
- Three bottles of 2017 Bourbon (Willett) Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake
- Three bottles of 2017 Highland Scotch Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake
- Two bottles of 2017 Port Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake
- Two bottles of 2017 Calvados Barrel-Aged Mexican Cake
Winners will be able to pickup their bottles at the brewery on Dec. 2. There will be no proxies allowed and the name on the attendee list must match the name on the identification card used to verify the attendee’s identity.
Update: According to the Brown Paper Tickets link, allotments have now sold out.