The Tom Green Beer | Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

The Tom Green BeerThe Tom Green Beer
BA SCORE
3.72/5
142 Ratings
The Tom Green BeerThe Tom Green Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
beaus.ca

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
‟This is The Tom Green Beer
It’s not The Green Tom Beer
This is my favourite beer
Because it is my beer.”
– Tom Green

Beau’s and Canadian actor and comedian Tom Green have collaborated to create The Tom Green Beer. A milk stout, The Tom Green Beer displays flavours of chocolate and coffee, while delivering a creamy, velvety texture, and finishing with a mild sweetness.

Added by MasterSki on 10-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,562
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
142
pDev:
11.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
43
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 142 |  Reviews: 27
Reviews by MeisterBurger:
Photo of MeisterBurger
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Truth be told, I've avoided this beer for a very long time for the very same reason I avoid anything to do with Tom Green (not that that has been hard of late). I can't stand Tom Green. Who can?

This looks very much like you would expect a stout to look. Deep dark chocolate black. A frothy tan head. A thin layer of foam retains to the bitter end.

The aroma is textbook stout: Roasty. Chocolatey. Some faint cherry/raisin in the background. Slightly chalky, with a hint of tobacco and coffee grinds.

And wouldn't you know it, it tastes like a stout. It's actually pretty good. Lots of nice dry roast and dark baker's chocolate backed up by a milk chocolate sweetness with some nuttiness and a bit of a minerally finish, with some of that cherry (or is it raspberry?) fruitiness that I noticed in the aroma.

It's strongly carbonated which cuts the chocolate sweetness but I wouldn't mind if that was dailed down a bit.

Overall more of a stout than a milk stout as it lacks the right amount of sweetness to offset the roasty character for me, but semantics aside it's quite an enjoyable beer. I wouldn't call it complex but really this beer was worth it just for the one line in the description on Beau's website:

"hints of nut(s)"

Ha! I see what you did there.

Anyway, I wonder what hack comedian who has faded into oblivion they will pull out for their next beer?

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DaveBar
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at the LCBO 600ml bottle for $4.85. Served in a tulip at 8deg C.

A- Opened well with a nice 2" brown head. Very dark as expected

S- Roasted malt, molasses

T- Ok. Not very creamy at all. Falls short on most aspects a good milk stout

M- Ok. no creaminess at all. Very uninspired.

O- Not that good. Gave it a bit of a better rating than I think I should have. Will not buy again

Food Pairing

This not very inspired milk stout went with... pizza. Hey pizza can go with almost any beer depending on toppings.

Enjoy

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Photo of metter98
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is black when view from afar but when held up a bright light the edges are dear reddish brown. It poured with a half finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving traces of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of lactose are present in the nose. Notes of roasted malts become noticeable as the beer warms up.
T: The taste has flavors of dark, roasted malts along with notes of lactose and a slight amount of bitterness. No sweetness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little thin on the palate with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer feels lighter and thinner compared to other beers in the style, but is easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of grubdunkman
4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of R_Kole
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of talbotjf99
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dinkel
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of basementbrewer
4.59/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It scores high because this is the beer I have been looking for. From the pour to the bottom of the glass, its a beauty. Starts with that heavier stout pour but with the carbonation being a touch higher it develops a nice head that hangs around. Dark, roasty and smooth, but cleans nice. Leaves a taste long after that makes you want more. #notgreentom

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Photo of ConnorG
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJ63
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of biboergosum
3.78/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

600ml bottle - I never really considered this guy to be all that funny, but maybe 'his' beer will fare better.

This beer pours a clear, dark red-brick amber colour, with a fistful of puffy, loosely foamy, and somewhat bubbly beige head, which leaves a splendid array of tree branch lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of bittersweet chocolate, mildly roasted caramel malt, cafe-au-lait, a bit of black licorice, and some plain leafy, weedy, and floral noble hop bitters. The taste is bready and doughy caramel malt, a lessened wet and milky cocoa powder sweetness, subtle day-old diner coffee, an ephemeral earthy yeastiness, stale vanilla pods, and more understated herbal, grassy, and floral verdant hoppiness.

The carbonation is quite light in its insouciant frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and generally smooth, with a small airy creaminess evolving as things warm up a tad out of the ol' bar fridge. It finishes off-dry, the lactose essence starting to override both the toasty caramel and chocolate.

Overall, this is a fairly well-made milk stout, the lactic notes taking their sweet (sorry) time coming around, but in the end, they definitely inform the whole. Kind of weirdly 'pale' in complexion, but the flavours are all there, which makes for a nice wintertime sipper, even if the regular-ass ABV doesn't command it.

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Photo of avisong
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerluvr
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of k47k
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of al_al1357
4.15/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waterbuffalo
4.38/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dark, smooth with coffee finish. Very nice. I would def buy again.

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Photo of StormAles
4.43/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChrisCage
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- This one pours with big burly bubbles that pop and leave behind a froth filled foamy head that seems to have excellent retention....it is a light caramel color.....as for the beer itself, it is unusually clear and has more of a deep reddish hue to it than what I would expect from a stout. The lacing is decent, with several strings of foam clinging to the side of the glass and there seems to me moderate carbonation from what I can see....just bizarre to be able to see through a stout!!

S- Dry dusty unmalted grains, sweetness from the lactose, yeast, caramel/toffee, vanilla, cream, milk chocolate subtleties, and a finish that is lingering and sweet on the nostrils. Interesting indeed!

T- This is quite different......very light flavors overall, with creamy sweetened porridge, perhaps some earthy wild flower honeyed qualities, dry grains (oats), mild milk chocolate, slight yeast, flat vanilla character, and the finish is mild and bland to be honest....overall Id say the flavor profile is a little underwhelming.......

M/O- The mouthfeel is thin and the carbonation is smooth....an unusual combo for the style. Drinkability is decent i suppose but I feel there is something lacking and I really don't feel this fits the style very well. Tom Green was involved, so I suppose this fits his comedy style.....weird and only somewhat funny, but after awhile you groan and need to move on. So I'm going to the next beer......

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a black color ale with a large foamy head with medium retention and light lacing. Aroma of light lactose and dry roasted malt is pleasant enough. Taste is also a good mix between some lactose notes with some light dry roasted malt with subtle black chocolate notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Nothing to write home about but still better than your average offering from Beau’s.

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Photo of ThinkAgain
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of WillAndSarah
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of ikidunot
4.27/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.72/5  rDev 0%

Photo of spinrsx
3.37/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from the LCBO for $5 or so

Appearance - Dark brown colour with a small size frothy of white head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is no lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and faint coffee. There is also a graininess and a touch of smoke.

Overall - More of just a regular stout than a milk stout feel wise. It has an okay taste but is pretty boring and unremarkable.

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Photo of Mr_Rocca
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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The Tom Green Beer from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 142 ratings
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