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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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89
very good

1,625 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,625
Reviews: 350
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 82
Gots: 214 | FT: 11
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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jhartley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured from a 1 pint 9 oz. bottle into a poco grande glass. Bottled on November 5, 2013.

A: Pours a deep dark brown to black body with a dark beige head. Plenty of lacing left in the glass. Tons of tiny bubbles constantly stream up along the edges of the glass to the top.

S: Dark roast coffee and malts, bakers chocolate and of course vanilla.

T/M: Roasted malts, nuts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla on the finish. Body is not heavy and is very easy to drink with a nice amount of carbonation. A little musty hops which pairs nicely with the vanilla, cocoa sweetness. The flaked oats give the body a nice creaminess.

O: Enjoyable stout that isn't heavy at all and is super easy to drink. A nice low abv at 6.5% makes this a nice stout to drink and won't set you on your ass. Each sip makes you want to keep going back for more and more. For sure I will be buying more of this in the future.

12-18-2013 23:49:14 | More by jhartley
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dannycohen62

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-18-2014 07:33:44 | More by dannycohen62
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

03-01-2013 14:58:33 | More by oldp0rt
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WolfsbaneBloom

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-15-2013 22:43:07 | More by WolfsbaneBloom
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Jefe73

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-05-2011 14:38:54 | More by Jefe73
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-16-2011 02:12:08 | More by Gosox8787
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Suds

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Astringent, chalky, black, and bold...this is a fine American stout. It's utterly obsidian, with a light brown head. The smell is of highly roasted, but not quite burnt, grains. The vanilla also comes out nicely in the smell. Dry...very dry taste, which accentuates the grain. Full in body and very drinkable. Enjoyable stout.

01-06-2013 21:46:52 | More by Suds
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

500 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 10/1/2013. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big milk chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, cocoa, light coffee, caramel, toast, oats, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast malt and vanilla notes with light hops; and good strength. Taste of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, toast, oats, light char, floral, light pine, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, oats, vanilla, caramel, light char, floral, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt flavors with light vanilla and hop presence; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn good stout. All around good balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. Vanilla was much more prominent in the aromas than the flavors; but it was very enjoyable offering otherwise.

01-13-2014 03:04:14 | More by superspak
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-22-2013 07:38:06 | More by Zach136
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

03-07-2014 02:42:25 | More by Houser
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MrBoh

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-20-2013 02:47:22 | More by MrBoh
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danielp215

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-04-2011 01:20:26 | More by danielp215
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amcmaho1

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-06-2012 05:05:44 | More by amcmaho1
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-04-2013 01:46:56 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Zorora

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-18-2013 15:58:01 | More by MichaelAllenVT
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-04-2012 09:20:39 | More by klipper
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raveskdr

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,625 ratings.