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Mean Old Tom - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,934 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,934
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 111
Gots: 296 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dciBA on 03-03-2010

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: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,934 | Reviews: 385
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerbrowe
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of briancregg101
4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BAsbill
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RhinoBrew
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KevBot89
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teckneekz
4.32/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OGShotzy
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spacecake9
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter
A - Pours pitch black with a beautiful tan head that settles quickly leaving some nice lacing.
A - Smells like a medium roast cup of coffee.
T - Flavors of malt and coffee. Other have suggested sweetness that I do not find.
M - Medium mouth feel with low carbonation.
O - A good stout, but more coffee tasting with less vanilla than I was hoping for. Low ABV allows for multiple glasses of this fine beer.

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DerekDudley
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ctbrewer227
4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hoggo
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tim007007
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of svenness
4.47/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brentblack1
4.44/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jonlopez702
4.94/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

You can't go wrong with Main... ever!!

Photo of JoshuaSawyer
3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.67/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of veteranbv
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffreysan
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, completely opaque, pitch-black color with a quarter of a finger of caramel-colored head that quickly dissolved into a halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Strong aromas of roasted malt, vanilla, brown sugar. There’s some subtle aromas of coffee, dark chocolate and heavy cream.

Taste: Wow! Massive flavors of roasted malt up front, imparting notes of toasted bread, dark chocolate, some subtle coffee, brown sugar-like sweetness and vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Slightly chewy and extremely smooth and creamy as hell as there is no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 6.5%, there is no alcohol present on the palate at all.

Overall: Wow, what a great stout!! Tons of roasted malt and brown sugar-like sweetness and vanilla, wrapped up in an extremely smooth beer. Delicious!

Photo of Boston71
4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours rich dark into the glass, head smells definitely chocolate. Initial sip dark chocolate, smooths out to a subtle vanilla.

Would prefer a stronger vanilla taste as opposed to chocolate. Smooth stout with sweet notes

Photo of jpufahl
4.78/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I was happy the vanilla was not overpowering....it was nicely balanced.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,934 ratings.