Mississippi Mud Black & Tan | Mississippi Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mississippi Brewing Co.
New York, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-15-2001

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#43,455
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461
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1,240
pDev:
19.94%
 
 
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Reviews by ChrisCage:
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3.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A- As of this review, this is the best looking beer bottle out there! The product inside is decent looking as well...clear, dark brown/chestnut color and a thick brownish head that turns into a thin layer that actually sticks around. There is some good lacing that sticks to the glass! Great start!

S- This has some sweet malt aromas that remind me of a brown ale but at the same time they are balanced out by some hop bitterness. Toffee notes are also detectable along with some mild coffee tones as well.

T- Tastes much like it smells. Good biscuit flavors with sweet malts that are balanced out by a decent hop bitterness on the finish. Reminds me of the dark chocolate toblerone bar that I had at X-Mas. Coffee, and molasses flavors are also detectable.

M- This is the only area that I'm a little disappointed with. I thought that this would have more of a medium body but it is on the watery side...I guess due to the lager that's mixed into this and the carbonation is just a little on the heavy side...oh well, I guess nothing is perfect.

D- While I won't have any issues drinking the entire bottle of this myself, I would probably rather share some of this with somebody. While this is a flavorful beer, it's not the most refreshing. With that said though, I recommend this one and will purchase this again!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of bbtkd
3.34/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mississippi Brewing Mississippi Mud Black & Tan, 5% ABV, 65 IBU. First thing to know is that this beer has never been to Mississippi as it is brewed in New York! It is in a huge bomber+ 32oz bottle. This beer is pretty good, but nothing to write home about. Has no bitterness, no alcohol taste, but not much other taste either. It seemed pretty heavily carbonated. I don't believe the 65 IBU rating - there is no bitterness at all. The bottle really is the coolest part of this beer. I'd get it again, particularly at the low price per oz.

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Photo of Muscatjo
4.7/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Very light for a black and tan. Strong bold flavors and dry feel.

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Photo of TIPKAI
3.38/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Great bottle and decently priced $3.39 in CA. It was a lot better than I expected especially for a premix. Smooth and goes down easy. Was feeling good after the first bottle. Definitely worth checking out.

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Photo of jjb1970
4.92/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

best black and tan on the planet!

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Photo of oberon
2.58/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

My wife picked me up the big jusg of this brew cuzz she liked the jug-like bottle a few weeks agoe and I never reviewed it because it was quite forgettable.Pour is decent a reddish brown color with not much head to it,aroma is very grainy and malty but not much there.I also got a metallic taste but not much just a slight metallic tinge in the finish,some slight caramel malt taste but pretty bland.A beer in a gimmick bottle quite a concept,that how you can sell really bad beer.

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Photo of RoyalT
3.13/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Clear, medium brown body looks like a mix of dark and light colored ales. The head was very nice. Full, tan, and lots of lacing.

Smell – There’s the standard American grain aroma complimented with roasted malts. The malts though are kind of faint. I also couldn’t find any sweetness in there.

Taste – Well, I think I like the “black” better than the “tan.” The dark flavors aren't bad. The burnt malt, which tastes like a light dark ale, has a chocolaty sweetness to it. The “premium beer” flavor though is typical macro piss.

Mouthfeel – Lightly carbonated and kind of creamy and actually quite smooth. Not bad.

Drinkability – This tastes like a good American attempt at a dark lager.

Comments – This came in a moonshine-type of jug that you’d find down South in a backyard still. It’s quite a sight. If you collect bottles you HAVE to go out and buy one of these.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of andrewsporter
2.12/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I bought this in a pre-packaged growler at the state liquor store. Intrigued by the packaging, even more intrigued by the dirty cheap $2.99 price tag. Lets just say you get what you pay for. Might as well pour the beer down the drain and keep the cool bottle.

Appearance - It actually looks like a very good beer, caramel colored, good head, impressive lacing on the pint glass as well.

Smell - Doesn't smell like much, slight hint of chocolatey, roasted porter.

Taste - Going down it is fine, the pilsner is a bit chalky and bitter.

Mouthfeel - on the lighter side, not particularly heavy.

Drinkability - It just tastes too bad to keep drinking more than the quart bottle it comes in.

Overall, pre-mixed black and tans have never been a huge hit in my world but why not? Probably stick to Yeungling B&T if thats what you're into.

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Photo of BeerDreadz
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of DaftPatrick
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Lazaro
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of generallee
3.06/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: It was poured from a 1quart jug/bottle into a pint glass. The label is made to look like a stone jug and it has a nice description of the beer. There are some possible batch codes or freshness dates but they are unreadable. No abv.

Appearance: It had a deep crimson red color with good clarity when held up to light. On top is a tall and slow fading head. This head is light tan in color and hangs on well making some lacing on the glass as I drink.

Smell: There is a light toasted malt with some caramel sweetness backed up with some herbal leafy hop notes. I also get a slight papery or a cardboard like oxidized presence in the nose.

Taste: The flavor is a little light or thin but not overly so. I do pick up some toasted malt character with some light caramel like sweetness. Hops come on lightly and offer very little balance. There is only a slight herbal note towards the finish which is still mildly sweet with a slightly dull papery note. This rides in on a smooth and thinly textured body.

Notes: I am not really impressed with this Black and Tan and after drinking half of the quart I cap it back up to save for cooking. Its not a bad beer but its just not one that I wanted to keep on drinking when I have so many better beers on hand.

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Photo of Meatsticks
4.26/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great tasting beer, at a even better price point.

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Photo of jisom123
2.89/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

"Black and Tan: premixed for you"

Head: 2 inch, medium light color.

Color: dark amber, but you can still shine a light through it.

Smell: Imagine Coors Dark.

Tate like: 1 part Fosters Oil Can, 1 part Killian's IR, 1 part Becks Dark.

The bottle states that it is a mix of English Porter and Continental Pilsner mixed together and sold in a Hill-William bottle.

Very Good carbonation during the swallow.
Clean crisp fresh taste.
Not very heavy.
Good head with light tan color.

Bottle material: 100% brown glass bottle with a shrink wrapped label around it to give the appearance of a ceramic XXXX moonshine bottle.

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Photo of Doomcifer
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmshulk
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of mctizzz
1/5  rDev -68.4%

Photo of JayEvans813
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Jovo
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Mora2000
2.63/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours brown-amber with white head. Aroma is mainly malt with some slight roasted character. Pretty ordinary. Flavor is more of the same, tastes sort of like a macro lager mixed with a porter. Not terrible, but not something I would drink again. Medium carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. The mouthfeel is the only above average part of the beer.

(Sampled several months ago and reviewed from notes. I thought I had already reviewed this but then noticed I had either never entered the review or it was lost somehow.)

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Photo of fdoce
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

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Mississippi Mud Black & Tan from Mississippi Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.16 out of 5 with 1,240 ratings