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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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89
very good

1,610 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,610
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 80
Gots: 210 | 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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tzieser

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enjoyed on-tap from the pour farm tavern. review taken from notes.

a: black in color, completely opaque with a thick tan head that slowly settles into a nice lacing around the glass.

s: rich malty aroma with notes of chocolate and roasted malt.

t: lots of malt flavor with a heavy chocolate malt sweetness. roasted malt flavor is there with subtle notes of vanilla. well balanced and easy to drink but this stout leans a bit towards the sweet side.

m: wonderfully smooth mouthfeel.

glad i got the opportunity to try this one. a good stout well worth trying.

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California

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Texas

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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Appearance: An opaque black pour. Lasting creamy head. Leaves behind some nice lacing. Not bad but nothing to write home about.

Smell: Roasted malts and coco with vanilla undertones.

Taste: A predominately roasted and coffee taste with vanilla undertones.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, silky almost.

Overall: A very nice stout worth drinking at least once in a while. The price certainly makes it a worthwhile drink.

Update:
Taste: The vanilla beans are much more stronger this time.

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On tap at the Beer Table, Brooklyn, NY.
Poured into 8oz nonic.
Pours a deep brown almost black color. Smells of coffee and roasted malts.
Taste is similar...adding a bit of vanilla and spice. Nice carbonation and smooth.
This is a very tastey and pleasant beer, but its more like a porter than a stout.
I just wish it was served in a bigger glass.

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500ml bottle from Valdieu2. Thanks! Into an MBC wine glass. Bottled 8/10/12.

A: Pours a nice brownish black with a good light tan head. Nice lacing as well.

S: Sweet coffee and cocoa, some vanilla as well.

T: Surprisingly hoppy, yet pretty balanced. Mild roast, some pine and citrus with a good amount of bitterness, dark chocolate, light vanilla.

M: Medium-bodied, creamy.

O: This is a nice stout with a good mouthfeel. Perhaps less hoppy bitterness would help it along but other than that I really enjoyed it.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,610 ratings.