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Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
3.99/5
Very Good
2,414 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
Ranking:
#3,913
Reviews:
471
Ratings:
2,414
pDev:
9.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
148
Gots:
501
Trade:
14
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,414 |  Reviews: 471
Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of unclejazz
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lumens66
4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful dark color not dissimilar to coffee, with a nice dark brown head that dissipates quickly unlike an Irish stout. A light hint of vanilla on the nose but mostly toasted malt notes, cocoa, coffee and toffee. The mouth feel in concert with the flavors are almost immediately reminiscent of a classic egg cream soda. It's the carbonation of this beer that really do that. It's uncanny actually. It was the first thing I thought of upon my first sip. Nice long finish and lingering aftertaste. Really a fine stout.

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Photo of Geoff2me
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SteveB3014
4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jae61
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_V
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-dark brown 2 finger head
S-coffee,cocoa,chocolate
T-upfront coffe,bittersweet chocolate and cocoa. The finish was rather dry. Not picking up on any vanilla at all. Still pretty smooth.
M-med carb and med mouthfill
O-good but not great stout. Above average but nothing special.

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Photo of Masters
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bdaggett
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kdivers
4.34/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerbrowe
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of briancregg101
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BAsbill
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RhinoBrew
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KevBot89
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teckneekz
4.32/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of spacecake9
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter
A - Pours pitch black with a beautiful tan head that settles quickly leaving some nice lacing.
A - Smells like a medium roast cup of coffee.
T - Flavors of malt and coffee. Other have suggested sweetness that I do not find.
M - Medium mouth feel with low carbonation.
O - A good stout, but more coffee tasting with less vanilla than I was hoping for. Low ABV allows for multiple glasses of this fine beer.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CPAles
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ctbrewer227
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hoggo
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tim007007
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 2,414 ratings
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