Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

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Mean Old TomMean Old Tom

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

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.

Added by dciBA on 03-03-2010

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served on tap at House of 1000 Beers

A - Pours a rich black brown, big two finger tan head, mild lacing.
S - Great vanilla scent, some well balanced roasted malts, baking chocolates, a light note of earthy hops.
T - The vanilla flavor in this is good, its not overbearing either, the malt is balanced, not too sweet or smokey/roasted. There is a mild hop profile underneath, sometimes hard to get to though.
M - Creamy and smooth, but the mild ABV doesnt make this sticky or too heavy at all. Love that.
O - A really good Stout that I could enjoy more than one in a setting. The vanilla isnt as potent as they make it out to be in flavor, but its a nice touch. I'd say its similar to Dominion's Oak Barrel Stout.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a perfect pint glass.

Pours dark black, full 1/4 inch of tan foam. Sticks around the sides. Coffee espresso nose, hints of vanilla. Burnt wood too. Taste is a full malt bitter, coffee notes. Undercurrent of vanilla, especially in the aftertaste. Chewy. Real good.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 2,393 ratings.
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