Mean Old Tom | Maine Beer Company

Mean Old TomMean Old Tom
BA SCORE
84.7%
Liked This Beer
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:
#3,711
Reviews:
470
Ratings:
2,404
Liked:
2,035
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
9.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
147
Gots:
498
Trade:
15
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,404 |  Reviews: 470
Photo of rcjennings
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Tasted in a Spiegelau stout glass from a 1 pt .9 oz bottle on November 17, 2016.

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Photo of byronic
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gbw5009
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stephan16
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Meyers1023
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured almost completely black with a thin layer of brown head. The nose is Vanilla, coffee, chocolate, and roasted malt. The flavor is roasted coffee with a good vanilla addition and some chocolate. The feel is a little syrupy and thick. Very good stout. Like the addition of vanilla.

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Photo of bnes09
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SiepJones
3.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ross_Marshall
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of newdamage1
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crewfan1952
3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacob17
3.22/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of groleau
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jsf14
4.41/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jams1220
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TTripp725
3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

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

Photo of Ravenbeermaven
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled at brewery. Great rendition. Still has that fresh taste of the sea salt air but fills the role of classic stout at same time- interesting combo. Dark opaque haze. Sweet malt build. Silk then crisper finish then most.

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Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16.9 oz bottle dated 5/31/16. Hopefully still in prime condition, knowing even less hoppy Maine Beer Co offerings don't age. Poured into Carton Dubviant glass.

L: Big head, but no retention or lacing, little bit of a tan ring/cap. Beer is a very dark brown.

S: Caramel malts, roasted coffee, and chocolate. Not dominating, but nice. Less vanilla than you might expect.

T: Roasted coffee biggest, unsweetened dark chocolate, a bit of vanilla, caramel and wheat malts.

F: Medium bodied, light carbonation, good construction, a bit bitter on finish.

O: Might amend if I find a super-fresh bottle sometime, but I think this is about how it's supposed to taste and it's quite decent.

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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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