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RATINGS: 783   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
realdrunk99 (3) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2002 does not count
got this beer cause it comes in a 32 zo. jug, witch iím a fan of. there just dosenít seem to be enough to it. if i tried it again i need a few of these bad-boys to be happy with the $ i spent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2002
Not much to this one besides the sleek bottle with the shape and wrapper disguising it as a cased brown jug. A slight hint of porter or stout in the nose and taste, but overall flanked by a tasteless and over-carbonated american standard style. I tried it for the novelty, I bought it at a grocery store in Cedar Rapids,IA but havenít seen it in the Chicago area.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarshallMac (143) - West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2002
nice stouty beer, not too strong

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (12428) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 1, 2002
First pre-made B&T I ever had, and given how it tasted, it was a while before I tried another. Highly carbonated. Not much flavor -- itís relatively balanced between hops and malt, but somewhat watery. Bad sign that the bottle is the best thing about this beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
naes66699 (18) - USA - APR 23, 2002
gnarly and i mean that in a bad way.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2002
The bottle is cool - the beer is average. Had kind of a weird aroma that I canít quite get a handle on, but the flavor was decent. A run-of-the-mill black & tan

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
uhorpheus (215) - houston, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2002
A good premixed B&T, but nothing too impressive. For the price, I was satisfied but Iíve had better for less.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggie80 (790) - Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2002
I was reminded of this one when looking through my in-lawís beer can (and a few bottles!) collection the other day. I was leery of trying a pre-mixed Black and Tan, but had to go for it because of the bottle. Decent enough, it was more a novelty then something I would drink regularly. Good head and dark color, what I expected. A bit sweet and thick as one would expect.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
maxhits (172) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - APR 8, 2002
(Black & Tan) The old-fashioned brown jug look is a hoot and the big mouth makes for convenient pouring. I love the 32 oz. size... the perfect bottle size. This dark, reddish-brown beer is a blend of porter and pilsener beers. It is high in carbonates. It is almost overly carbonated and the head does not sustain itself -- dissolving quickly in the glass. It is fizzy and acidic, a little sweet, and has a roasted and somewhat flowery caramel-and-chocolate nose. The flavor itself is nothing to rave over, in fact... this beer has little flavor at all.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
twocycle99 (61) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2002
Really bitter with a very heavy after taste. This one needs to be passed on, one was enough

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