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Mississippi Mud Black & Tan - Mississippi Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 20.9%
Wants: 24
Gots: 87 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mississippi Brewing Co.
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Black & Tan |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-15-2001)
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Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.15/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured unto a tankard.

Appearance: Super dark brown, not truly opaque. Head is tan, about 1/4" off the body.

Smell: Light hops, something coffee-ish about this beer. Nothing wrong with this but come off very bland. Smell disappears in second after a sniff.

Taste: malty, but tasty of beer. Little hops here and there but just the right balance.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, comes off smooth.

Overall: not the best black and tan but definitely a go to beer if you spot this in your local beer cooler. Hope you have all enjoy, Salud.!

BlurryVisi0n, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of jdcjfl
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

jdcjfl, Jan 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

edwardkersh, Jan 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

strongaf, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.88/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mississippi Mud Black & Tan has a thick, creamy, beige head and a clear, copper appearance, with streaming bubbles and nice lacing. The aroma is of toasted barley malt, sweetness, nuts, black coffee, and hop spice. Mouthfeel is medium, and Mississippi Mud Black & Tan finishes fairly dry and easy drinking. Overall, this is a mild, pleasant beer, and I think it’s certainly worth trying.


RonaldTheriot, Jan 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +36.7%

burningsnailman, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

JacStance, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

UfosBigRigsnBBQ, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

rob99er, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

quantumcipher, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of Dope
4/5  rDev +28.6%

Dope, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of KarlosT
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My wife bought a quart bottle of this because of the size, cost, and because it said black and tan (fond memories of mixing a stout w/ a lager at bar). She loved it. Myself ... I found it kind of bland and relatively tasteless. The stronger more complex craft beers are starting to spoil me.

a: light brown

s: weak smell, slight smell of malt. didn't really notice any hops

t: very weak, very bland. think I would have trouble distinguishing between this beer and a bud lite in a blind taste test.

mf: overly carbonated for my preferences

overall: cool container. would look neat at a party. mild taste. would drink again (no offending tastes or smells), but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it.

KarlosT, Jan 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

pheelingIt, Jan 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

r3o, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of kalkavekkian
3.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a quart bottle on a whim and drank in a regular pilsner glass. Dark brown with a thick tan head. Smell was a bit musty with a touch of chocolate. Tasted like a weak porter to me with a bit of a bite at the finish. Just a nice drinking beer but nothing to get worked up about.

kalkavekkian, Dec 28, 2011
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3.28/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Watered down. That's the best way to describe each and every element of this beer. It poured as though it was watered down. The smell was good, though it smelt weaker than it should have been. And this all carried over into the taste. I seriously wondered if watered was added in the bottling phase, because otherwise, I don't see why this couldn't be a pretty descent beer. If so, that's unfortunate. And its very cheap price would confirm that.

Avoid this beer unless you just want to collect a pretty cool bottle.

mjw06, Dec 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

AJN136, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of jera1350
2.68/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Deep copper amber color. Thick cap of tan foam and fair lacing.

Very grainy and cereal like smell. Light chocolate smell.

Pretty watery tasting. Some grain and nutty flavors with a touch of roast. Tastes so watered down though.

Thinner body and kind of dusty or chalky. Dry finish.

Not a real enjoyable beer. Seems to be more of a gimmick than anything. I would recommend avoiding this one.

jera1350, Dec 20, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

alcoholinside, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

jhenson1, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

Moserman331, Dec 11, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

mschofield, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

Anew, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of AgentZero
2.08/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Brown colored beer with some amber highlights. Bit of a white head, faded away quickly to some whisps of stick before disappearing altogether.

S - Some slight roasty notes and a lot of sweet pale malts with a bit of corn syrup. Smells a little too much like a sweet macro beer with some roasted stuff added to it.

T - Sorry, taste is worse than it smells. None of this is really offensive, it's just not a good beer. Very sweet, maybe some molasses, but this doesn't taste like a pilsner and some of the minor porter notes that it had on the nose was gone as well. Somewhat watered down.

M - Lighter bodied, soft carbonation, watery.

O - Well, pretty drinkable, but doesn't taste all that good. Best thing about this one was the nice novelty bottle. I picked it up only because I didn't want a six pack of anything at the store and cans of Fosters wasn't doing it for me either. Not recommended.

AgentZero, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +60.8%

OzmanBey, Dec 06, 2011
Mississippi Mud Black & Tan from Mississippi Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.