Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

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3.99/5
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2,421 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States
mainebeercompany.com

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 jakeaustin on 03-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,029
Reviews:
472
Ratings:
2,421
pDev:
9.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
148
Gots:
501
Trade:
14
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Ratings: 2,421 |  Reviews: 472
Photo of MispeledStalion
4.76/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ADTaber
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dry
Maybe too watery
Not up to Maine beer standards

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Photo of milesweaver
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pollocwr
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wdberkley
4.41/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Everyone seems obsessed with high ABV, BA Stouts these days. Mean Old Tom is neither - it's a very easy drinking 6.5% ABV and even without time in a barrel, it's an extremely complex and delicious stout. Maine Beer Co has their house in order - it sure seems everything these guys churn out is spot on. Well done.

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Photo of Mpontiakos
3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OKFine
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Terrappyn
3.49/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MidloRapid
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of citylifelover
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of coombski
4.36/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dee4maine
4.81/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

highly underrated stout from one of America's great brewery. In the world of barrel aged and sometimes over the top flavor combos, this is a pleasent respite. great nose of roasted coffee and dark choclate. silky mouthfeel thanks to the oats and lingering flavor. not so much as to overwhelm one but enough to love it and go for the next sip, and next , and next, till....

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very dark pour, mostly black, gives beige rich head of tiny bubbles. Aroma delivers on the vanilla bean and roast, chocolate to a lesser degree.

Taste is again smooth, accentuating the smooth malt job, chocolate and vanilla bean. Not overly sweet or roasty, decently balanced, straddles the line between American stout and porter. A lil pricey at $5 a bottle or whatnot, but its an enjoyable beer every time.

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Photo of kplooki
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chewy6935
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of salthemonster
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 2,421 ratings
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