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Mayflower Pale Ale - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Mayflower Pale AleMayflower Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

168 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 9
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrDogbeer on 02-04-2008)
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-05-2013 05:04:10 | More by DrunkinYogi
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sgregory

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-03-2013 23:28:41 | More by sgregory
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Shatter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-20-2013 16:24:23 | More by Shatter
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.4%

03-14-2013 19:30:29 | More by MAbeerNE1
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-08-2013 16:29:32 | More by JuliusCaesar
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2013 14:38:44 | More by smutty33
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-08-2013 19:15:23 | More by anewlanguage
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mbs11

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-07-2013 00:26:14 | More by mbs11
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kinopio

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

02-01-2013 20:04:28 | More by kinopio
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-26-2013 01:22:17 | More by AnitaBrewski
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jpstevens10

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.4%

01-04-2013 01:05:28 | More by jpstevens10
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PaulD

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-05-2012 23:15:32 | More by PaulD
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BeerNacho

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

11-21-2012 04:38:52 | More by BeerNacho
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

11-20-2012 20:01:11 | More by sweisel80
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -6.9%

Going through the Mayflower selection lately, not sure why I have passed these up until now.

A- Slightly hazy orange body with a bit of a copper huge to it. A bubbly white head forms with a foamy overall texture and decent retention. Some lace forms at the top and a thin ring leaves sparse lacing.

S- A balance of the beer elements in the nose. A clean overall yeast lends just a few hints of light fruits like apple and white grape as well as some bread notes. The malt bill gives off caramel sweetness and cereal grain aromas. Just enough hops to balance.

T- Fruit flavors seem to make up a slight majority of the taste with notes of white grape, apple, raisin and a tiny bit of citrus. Toasted caramel malts and lighter grains add a balancing sweetness. The hop bill does have more of an effect here with a spicy, herbal and floral profile.

MF- More substantial body than many pale ales with a creamy overall texture. The carbonation level is moderate and there is a nice hint of bitterness in the finish.

Malt and yeast contributions seem to be more important to this beer than many American Pale Ales. The caramel flavor and hop use reminds me of many English examples.

10-23-2012 02:43:03 | More by cbutova
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

10-04-2012 16:20:10 | More by Wally1912
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

09-13-2012 20:41:07 | More by phishfoolme
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Jim_DemonDeacon


3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-21-2012 17:03:04 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-05-2012 23:27:21 | More by ms11781
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maximum12

Minnesota

2.15/5  rDev -40.8%

Thanks to danedelman for this extra in a mid-June trade for some Weyerbacher that I was seriously jonesing for. 12 ouncer bottled on 2/23/12 & split with my wife as a chaser, since this is a weekend night, no?

Pour is appropriately pasty, light gold with red streaks. Nose is spot-on macro: is this made with rice? Really, it smells like Bud. It isn't bad, just distinctly like beer from my clubbing days. Looong ago.

Mayflower Pale Ale tastes like a macro, too. Seriously! Grainy, gritty, almost no malt or hops present. Touch of dried hay & maybe bread, but I'm reaching like Newt for justified moral outrage. Leaves a blase' aftertaste that's mindful of a bad techno beat, & six ounces is simply too much to choke down.

This is a bad beer. I've had Mayflower beers I've enjoyed quite a bit, but this isn't one of them. I'll get through it, barely.

07-04-2012 02:37:22 | More by maximum12
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-24-2012 01:21:10 | More by Stockfan42
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-17-2012 04:16:18 | More by PatGreer
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ZacharyJ

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-22-2012 22:07:08 | More by ZacharyJ
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uustal

Rhode Island

3.98/5  rDev +9.6%

Pours a golden orange with a one-finger, slightly off-white head. Pretty solid lacing and retention. Aroma of caramel, bread, and bits of pine and citrus in the background. Nice malt profile... caramel, toasted bread and even a bit of toffee. Earthy. Light and crisp pine and slightly fruity hops mixed in. Solid example of the English style pale ale, good malts with just enough hops.

04-12-2012 00:15:12 | More by uustal
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DaveD56


3/5  rDev -17.4%

03-30-2012 00:46:33 | More by DaveD56
Mayflower Pale Ale from Mayflower Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.