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Michelob Black and Tan

Formerly brewed at Anheuser-Busch InBev
Style: Porter
St. Louis, Missouri USA


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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A combination of a porter (dark ale) and lager, this brand was introduced in early 1998. Chocolate, caramel and pale malts produce a rich, roasted flavor with a slight coffee note and a light, clean finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2005
This is a black-and-tan like Slayer is a bluegrass band. This beer is confused- it doesnít know what it wants to be. Sweet? Hoppy? This is high-priced ditch water.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
donrajin (233) - Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2005
Not the worst black and tan Iíve ever had but far from the best. When you want a b & t make your own.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
dragonlocks (15) - Kailua, Hawaii, USA - MAR 10, 2005
I thought "black and tan in a bottle?" It struck my curiosity, boy was I disappointed. To everyone out there that hasnít tried it save your money. You canít bottle a black and tan, itís a work of art not a marketing scheme.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2005
This was ok, came from a sampler. Watery and light on taste. Not something I wuld go after.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Trappist (284) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2004
Better than the other Michelobís that I had tasted up to this point. Yuengling still has this beat but for a black and tan it is quite drinkable, with a mello flavor and dark coloraton.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
REDDOGICE (202) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 6, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 Poor excuse for a Black and Tan. No head. Poor color. it isnt even mixed.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 20, 2004
Black and Tan. How can a beer in a bottle be a black and tan? It looks all to be one color. Therefore it is getting a "1" for appearance, for lying. I wouldnít even bother to rate it but I am cleaning up my A-B ratings, and maybe I can steer someone away from this fallacious brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 20, 2004
Good tasting Michelob, but not their best. I would rate this as a lower end black & tan. Still a good beer, but if you expect a good b&t donít get this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darkerdabetter (255) - Michigan, USA - MAY 10, 2004
This is a good, poor manís black and tan, decent dark color and smooth, with a good aftertaste. I donít know if it tastes exactly like a true black and tan, but then again itís a bottle of Michelob.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
EKGoldings (526) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Well, this is better than regular Michelob. Actually, its a lot better. Taste is slight dark roasted malt, not much hop, too carbonated.

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