Mississippi Mud Black & Tan - Mississippi Brewing Co.
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3.18/5 rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
An inexpensive take on an under-appreciated tradition. Combining the rich flavors of a dark porter with the light smoothness of pilsner this pre-mixed black and tan is great for parties (in no small part because of the awesome whiskey jug style bottle) or to introduce more serious beers to friends and family who think they do not like "dark beer." However, when the novelty wears off the beer fails to impress.
Color and mouthfeel reflect the unique mixture, dark yet clear with a "thin" feel that seems totally foreign to the reasonably complex flavor.
Slight sweetness in the aroma but taste is dominated by earthy tones with a fairly obvious tobacco note. As my friend Matthew stated, "It tastes like the inside of a cigar box." Very low carbonation. As stated in other reviews finish is "abrupt," but not quite crisp.
Overall a novel, if not altogether thrilling experience.
Serving type: bottle
01-26-2014 06:52:26 | More by Nick-K
Mississippi Mud Black & Tan from Mississippi Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 734 ratings.