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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,723 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,723
Reviews: 356
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 92
Gots: 229 | 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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found at whole foods in 16.9 oz bottle format. I am more of an IPA fan and thought that the smell and taste was just going to reek of sugar or some other overbearing sweetness. Boy was I wrong!

Appearance: had in a tulip poured 2 finger head. nice lacing of the glass afterwards.

Smell: chocolate, alcohol, some malt, slight vanilla undertone. I like how the vanilla doesn't overwhelm the rest of the other tasting notes. Some coffee as well (although it strikes me more straight black coffee)

Taste: touch of alcohol, some malt, hops, coffee. Didn't taste much of the vanilla on the palate.

This is a great stout from a great brewery. It leads me to want to seek out more imperial/aged stouts. Will definitely buy again.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,723 ratings.