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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,678 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,678
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 84
Gots: 223 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 500ml bottle, bottled 031114.

Pours a dark brown with a thick, 4 finger brown head and great retention. Aroma is coca, and chocolate shavings. Taste has a nice semi-sweet chocolate base but not getting much vanilla. Medium body at best, lacks a little but a good pick i think.

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-Serving Type: Poured from a 1 Pint .9FL.oz. bottle into mug.
-Bottled on date of 051114

A) Dark, dark brown, bordering black. Just a sliver of light tries to penetrate the edges but struggles to do so. An inch or so of frothy tan head tops of the brew and hangs out for a couple of minutes before dwindling to a sparse thin blanket of bubbles. Very small amounts of lacing patched around the sides as I sip away.

S) Smell is pretty damn amazing. Roasty charred bitterness that is accompanied by a semi-sweet, milk chocolatey delight, is swirling with fine hints of French vanilla. Very intriguing.

T) The roastyness is exactly what I look for in my American Stouts, very pronounced, but not overwhelming. The use of Vanilla is nicely applied also, as it is apparent from start to finish but doesn't completely take over the palate. Traces of coa coa and a slight hop bitterness round things off pretty damn well. Delicious!

M) One smooth and incredibly creamy mouthfeel to this stout. Very drinkable indeed.

O) This is my first sampling from Maine Beer Co., and after this tasty treat, will surely not be my last. Being readily available in my area, this could become my new go to American Stout. Excellent Brew.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,678 ratings.