Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

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2,393 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:
2,393
Reviews:
466
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
491
For Trade:
17
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Ratings: 2,393 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of Hoggo
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tim007007
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of svenness
4.47/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brentblack1
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jonlopez702
4.94/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

You can't go wrong with Main... ever!!

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Photo of JoshuaSawyer
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of veteranbv
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

22 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, completely opaque, pitch-black color with a quarter of a finger of caramel-colored head that quickly dissolved into a halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Strong aromas of roasted malt, vanilla, brown sugar. There’s some subtle aromas of coffee, dark chocolate and heavy cream.

Taste: Wow! Massive flavors of roasted malt up front, imparting notes of toasted bread, dark chocolate, some subtle coffee, brown sugar-like sweetness and vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Slightly chewy and extremely smooth and creamy as hell as there is no carbonation what-so-ever. With an ABV of 6.5%, there is no alcohol present on the palate at all.

Overall: Wow, what a great stout!! Tons of roasted malt and brown sugar-like sweetness and vanilla, wrapped up in an extremely smooth beer. Delicious!

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Photo of Boston71
4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours rich dark into the glass, head smells definitely chocolate. Initial sip dark chocolate, smooths out to a subtle vanilla.

Would prefer a stronger vanilla taste as opposed to chocolate. Smooth stout with sweet notes

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Photo of jpufahl
4.78/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I was happy the vanilla was not overpowering....it was nicely balanced.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NEBeerGirl
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brett_arneson
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SuperHop18
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Goatdavemac
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gingerfart
4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichIron883
4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CSeavey64
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ewhite2121
4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of braindead
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMCimpi
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of intobenme
3.82/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vogey77
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with thick white head. Smells of chocholate also hints of vanilla and caramel. Taste is dominently chocholate with slight hints of the vanilla bean. Some dissapointment as would have preferd more vanilla. Has just the right amount of carbination and drinks very smooth. Overall solid offering from Maine.

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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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