Mean Old Tom (Maine Beer Company)

Style: American Stout aged on natural vanilla bean 6.5% ABV O.G.: 1.067 Malt: American 2-Row, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, Midnight Wheat, Caramel 40L, Flaked Oats Hops:  US Magnum, Centennial Beer Bottled On: 08/10/2012 (Rated #1 Stout in New England by Boston Magazine)   As with Zoe, Maine Beer Company has designed perfection in simplicity on a bottle in regards to Mean Old Tom’s label.  The flashy … Continue reading Mean Old Tom (Maine Beer Company)

Long Trail Brew Master Series Coffee Stout

Appearance:  Pours a red coffee black.  Very thick.  Little tan head on top, kind of expected a bigger head, though the retention is good.  Lacing is thick and frothy. Smell:  Heavy chocolate malts and coffee tinges to the smell.  Slightly tart on the back end. Taste: The initial taste is smoky with malts and some chocolate lingerings.  The after taste is bitter with black coffee. … Continue reading Long Trail Brew Master Series Coffee Stout