Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

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89
very good
2,386 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 dciBA on 03-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,386
Reviews:
462
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
488
For Trade:
17
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Ratings: 2,386 |  Reviews: 462
Photo of stooge
4.54/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jmiah22
4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RPM3334
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markcp
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gorgeous thick tan head. Nose is roasty and nutty. Taste is roasty with just a hint of very dry chocolate. Would benefit from a creamier mouthfeel. Some subtle dark fruit on the finish. Not really getting any vanilla.

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Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 57md
4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown with golden edges and a solid finger of beige head. The nose is distinctly roasty. Both the roasted malt profile and teh body are closer to a double stout than a standard version.

There are hints of chocolate on the finish but I am not really getting the vanilla.

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Photo of CTFalcon
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shy5
3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of snansel
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bumblebtna
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JArt
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nat1975
3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ALC82
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aknalley
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarkSansone
4.34/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the tasting room. Really tasty.

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Photo of LoudRed
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dag95
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great stout. Smooth and flavorful. Hint of vanilla.

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Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irishace9
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of strohme2
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Domvan
4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look - Dark thin pour and thick foamy head
Smell - Sweet roasty malts
Taste - Thin, clean, sweet and roasty
Feel - Very thin mouthfeel, but the sweetness goes perfect with the roasty malts
An awesome beer!

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Photo of Hopmarc
4.42/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 2,386 ratings.
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