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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,726 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,726
Reviews: 356
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 91
Gots: 230 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our American-style stout aged on organic vanilla beans. Intense notes of coffee and dark chocolate lead way to subtle notes of natural vanilla. Flaked oats generate a silky mouthfeel.

(Beer added by: dciBA on 03-03-2010)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A - Pours with a finger of cream brown head. Nearly black, but if you hold it up to the light, you can see a very dark amber. Very good looking beer.

S - Smell is of nice roasted malts. Hints of coffee and chocolate. I don't get tons of vanilla bean in the smell.

T - Much like the smell, good malts, hints of coffee and chocolate. I do get the vanilla beans in the taste, which is good. I am kinda disappointed though, because it has a bit of a watery taste. I wish it was a much more robust stout, but what can you do?

M - Nice creamy mouthfeel, but the wateriness of it comes out again.

D - When it comes to stouts, this is incredibly drinkable. Low ABV and delicious.

gdrydenc, Feb 21, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a black color with a dark tan colored 2" head that hangs around a while.

Smell: chocolate, vanilla, and roasted malts are most detectable.

Taste: roasted malts, dark chocolate, mild vanilla flavors, and some prune sweetness. Bitterness is nicely balancing here as some hints of citrus tones show up late.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the finish. Aftertaste is long lasting here.

Overall: this was a tasty beer that was nicely refreshing for the style. Easy to drink, and the vanilla is mild enough here. Defintely worthy of a try.

Gavage, Oct 29, 2012
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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,726 ratings.