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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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89
very good

1,546 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,546
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 80
Gots: 201 | FT: 8
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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mikeg67

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours dark brown with long lasting, foamy beige head. Aroma is of toasted malt, sunflower seeds, vanilla, chocolate and dark fruit. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of toasted malt, burnt grain, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and hints of dark fruit. Long finish is bittersweet. Delicious stout.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 13:13:09 | More by mikeg67
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-13-2013 19:36:00 | More by damienblack
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RIKIM

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-13-2013 01:30:43 | More by RIKIM
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sunofneurot

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-12-2013 01:49:30 | More by sunofneurot
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-11-2013 03:42:44 | More by alex_hart
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-09-2013 18:46:25 | More by imperialking
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tswater

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-07-2013 20:09:47 | More by tswater
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Roguer

Connecticut

4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black, oily, and luscious; like coffee-tinged motor oil into the glass. Huge thick brown-cream head with nice foamy lacing.

Fairly soft aroma of grapes and soft tannins, coffee, spice, and yeast.

Flavor follows the nose closely: dark malts with a hint of sweet/sour fruit. Dark burnt coffee follows through and assaults the palate, and vanilla is present only as a note ringing on the tongue in the aftertaste. Burnt toast and toffee are very apparent, as well. Very well balanced, and the flavors come through separately on parade.

Thick, full mouthfeel, with a residue too creamy to be called "oily." A remarkably full beer for only 6.5%.

This is an extremely approachable stout. I was hoping for more vanilla flavor; instead, I was left with a strong burnt toast, toffee, and coffee finish that was far less dominating than in other stouts. This is a very creamy and smooth brew, and is one of the better-priced offerings from Maine Beer Co.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2013 23:09:46 | More by Roguer
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

10-06-2013 12:37:44 | More by Flabbyjandro
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ALBuff

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-04-2013 04:38:06 | More by ALBuff
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Beermaine

Maine

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-03-2013 00:00:04 | More by Beermaine
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Scarflower

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-02-2013 02:13:39 | More by Scarflower
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halo913

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-01-2013 22:50:25 | More by halo913
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-01-2013 04:25:37 | More by craftbeerasian
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mkh895

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-30-2013 23:44:21 | More by mkh895
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sbart518

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-30-2013 13:24:44 | More by sbart518
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themind

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-29-2013 22:37:16 | More by themind
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2GOOFY

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-29-2013 20:33:56 | More by 2GOOFY
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-29-2013 15:22:42 | More by DustinSWB
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s35keith

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-29-2013 04:30:29 | More by s35keith
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Vivs85

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-28-2013 00:37:26 | More by Vivs85
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KWMiles

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-26-2013 15:09:54 | More by KWMiles
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-26-2013 14:00:47 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-26-2013 02:43:15 | More by MattGrimley
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TheCuriograph

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

09-24-2013 01:03:58 | More by TheCuriograph
Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,546 ratings.