Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

Mean Old TomMean Old Tom
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3.99 w/ 2,404 ratings
Mean Old TomMean Old Tom
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:
#3,704
Reviews:
470
Ratings:
2,404
Liked:
2,035
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
9.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
147
Gots:
498
Trade:
15
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

MAINE MEAN OLD TOM STOUT 10/28/14

Bottled 7/15/14. Label says to drink within 90 days, this is two weeks past that. Bought a month and a half ago. My bad.

Poured from the 16 oz. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip.

a: Opaque black with a two inch tall tan head which receded rather quickly to thick surface foam and patchy lacing.

s; Vanilla and milk chocolate.

t: Vanilla and chocolate with moderate hop bite. Any lingering bitterness is leavened by the intense malt and vanilla flavors, although some persistent bitterness does build later.
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m: Medium to full, smooth, lots of carbonation tingle.

o: Very good stout, the dark chocolate malt dominates the added vanilla.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

A: deep brown; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a thick collar; sheets of lacing;

S: deeply roasted grain; coffee in the background;

T: for a brief moment, chocolate; then follows the nose; a bit of a bite at mid-palate; coffee gets stronger from mid-palate; by the finish; it's all coffee;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: nice complex flavors;

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, nearly black, coffee looking head quickly dissipates and leaves creamy and sticky lace throughout. Big roasted and slightly burnt malts aroma, wood, coffee, raw bitter cocoa and sweet vanilla. Taste is predominantly the roasted burnt malts. A hint of vanilla sweetens it. Mild hops leave a woody and dry finish. Creamy, smooth, low carbonation and medium bodied. A really good stout. The relatively low ABV makes it quite drinkable.

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Mean Old Tom from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 84.7% out of 100 with 2,404 ratings
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