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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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88
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1,494 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,494
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 79
Gots: 192 | FT: 9
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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-20-2013 00:47:32 | More by NastyNate11
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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DudMan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-17-2013 18:54:39 | More by DudMan
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sjones5045

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-17-2013 01:37:06 | More by sjones5045
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-16-2013 05:22:33 | More by WDJersey
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mikem0487

Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

1 Pint Bottle with born on date 01/27/13. Poured into my Green Man Brewing Co. snifter glass.

A-Dark black chocolate body with a nice two finger width brown head. Leaves nice lacing as I swirl it in the glass. Looks heady!

S-Defiantly pick up those vanilla beans with dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt with a coffee-esque aroma. Also reminds me of hot chocolate and baileys. Love how everything is well balanced and that the vanilla mellows out the dark chocolate/roasty characteristics that become more pronounced in the end.

T-Vanilla is more subtle in the taste than it is in the aroma. Its defiantly there but wish there was more. The roasted malts defiantly shine through here. Coffee, dark chocolate, mild tobacco on the palate. Finishes with the roast notes with a touch of citrus hops coming in there.

M-Good carbonation. A little thin for this style. Finishes dry. Enjoyable none the less.

O-A great rendition of an American Stout. Aroma is great and wish I could have gotten more of that vanilla in the taste to balance out the roastiness. Highly drinkable and another great beer from MBC!

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 01:09:48 | More by mikem0487
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-13-2013 03:30:47 | More by CaptDavyJones
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Alberta (Canada)

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New York

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Washington

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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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cvm4

Mississippi

3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours dark brown with a one finger khaki head. Not much lacing to speak of.

S - Roasted malts, vanilla bean and semi-sweet chocolate.

T - Strong bitter dark chocolate with underpinnings of roasted malts and a dry sweet vanilla (not overly).

M - On the light side of medium body with light carbonation. A dryer stout, not wet to me.

O - A simple addition to a stout that makes it intriguing.

Serving type: bottle

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greenmountain13


4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Really liked this one, poured into glass as suggested, small head, good carb... bottle conditioned Aroma- didn't pick up too much vanilla, a bit of coffee, and some nice malt aroma.
Definitely taste some coffee and some subtle vanilla, slight bitterness at finish.
Tasted better towards the end of glass, I would serve it a bit warmer next time and let it open for a couple minutes. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 20:36:45 | More by greenmountain13
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New York

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Ireland

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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-05-2013 00:49:40 | More by raythealeman
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: dark brown in color, hazy, minimal head, medium carbonation, sediment

Smell: roasted malt, dark chocolate, and vanilla

Taste: big roasted malt and coffee start giving way to toasted malt and vanilla

Mouthfeel: medium heavy body, medium carbonation, sweet with roasty bitterness

Overall: A good stout where the vanilla is pronounced but never overly dominating. The flavors combine well here. I would get this again, but would not rush out to do so.

Serving type: bottle

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New York

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New York

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,494 ratings.