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Dating back to 18th century England, the custom of blending pale and dark beers has kept the "Black & Tan" a favorite of experienced beer drinkers for centuries. Our famous recipe combines a robust English Porter with a fine Continental Pilsner, preserving the character of each, while creating the classic taste of the legendary "Black & Tan." In true American style, we bring you the best of both beers as they meet in Mississippi Mud.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2003
Light carmel malt nose. flavor is light more "tan" then "black"

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vector (163) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2003
Decent, but nothing special here. Drinkable but uninteresting (besides the packaging). Mild flavor high carbo.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazz88 (2556) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Bottle. Brown color with a laced tan head. Malt aroma and flavor is about all I could get, and even at that it was not very impressive. A bit thin and watery. Not a bad beer, but just doesnít make a statement.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sturgess (173) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2002
I liked this beer quite a bit...itís my favorite black and tan, and the bottle is very unique. I like the taste as itís chocalatey with some nuttiness as well as having a good pilsnerish aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cartoonkhaki (1220) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2002

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Discofish (152) - USA - NOV 23, 2002
This stuff is cheap, and is really drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2002
i dont know ithink its a damn good b&t but im sometimes i cant get better stuff so im a bit limited on this one. its the only one in town rite now but its pretty good kinda like granny clampet

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2002
This nice jug/bottle could be dropped in the mud of a bayou swamp but the beer would be unharmed because of the protective crockware. Not sure thatís a good thing though, now that Iíve tasted the beer. Very thin and lagerish...with hints of sourness. Yuenglingís does the B&T better.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2002
Re-Rate 10/18/02: The beer pours a clear incandesant dark ruby color, the head is modest, beige, the lace wraithish. Nose is malt, light hits of caramel. Front is malt, a tad sweet, the top thin, the finish is shilpit, minimal carbonation, nebishly hopped. Drinkable, and the bottle is íCuteí, and I always find a íLadyí that wants the empties, a pleasure in its own right. Does not rank on my current 1000 beer master list.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
labattblueleaf (225) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2002
Cool bottle. Sweet taste. Almost like a chocolate carmel flavor. Much thinner and lighter than I expected. I didnít find it to be bitter as the description states. Less black than tan.


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