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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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89
very good

1,673 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,673
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 84
Gots: 222 | 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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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.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,673 ratings.