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Mayflower Porter - Mayflower Brewing Company

Mayflower PorterMayflower Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

447 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 447
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%


Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrDogbeer on 03-28-2008)
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hudsonvalleyslim

Massachusetts

4.78/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fine, superfine porter! Drunk from an undated bottle poured into a Mayflower pint glass. (Cmon y'all, date these bottles - it's in your interest as well as ours!) This one has become one of my favorite porters. It's dark, dry, robust, very malty. Medium lacing, a pretty brew. Full, round and chewy, just as I like my porters. Cara-karma!

Mayflower's Pale Ale is excellent as well. A very promising brewery. I believe the brewer is from Offshore on Martha's Vineyard. And they sure serve up some excellent ales there. Just sayin'.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2008 02:27:12 | More by hudsonvalleyslim
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Mayflower Brewing Company - Mayflower Porter, poured into a Fiddlehead snifter.

Look - Pours a low viscosity brown, settling black, with a good sized foamy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Good lacing.

Smell - Aroma is malt, coffee, and a touch of chocolate, simple but effective.

Taste - Taste is traditional English porter. A touch of roasted malts and some coffee/chocolate sweetness. Great finish.

Mouthfeel - Low-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Amazing drinkability. Keep wanting more and more.

Overall - Spectacular English porter, easily my favorite so far. The current trend is towards imperials but it's nice to find a great "regular" porter/stout time and again.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 15:21:55 | More by JMScowcroft
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-21-2014 00:05:29 | More by RMoeNay
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.6/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Black with a nice creamy tan head

S: Coffee and roasted notes

T: Coffee and creamy. Lots of flavor for a 5.5% porter. Not toooo complex.

M: Medium bodied. Dry finish

O: Very good porter. Not sure I'd take it over a Sierra Nev porter, Edmund Fitz, or Anchor porter but glad I had it.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2014 19:44:11 | More by Givemebeer
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kdivers

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-18-2014 21:37:46 | More by kdivers
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dicookie

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-18-2014 16:08:55 | More by dicookie
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-13-2014 21:20:36 | More by MikeC144
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dunlap926

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-10-2014 18:59:19 | More by dunlap926
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sirsteve42

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-10-2014 17:28:38 | More by sirsteve42
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Jack4goodbeer

Connecticut

4.99/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very dark brown, almost black color leaving a tan, foamy head with nice lacing when poured.

It has an initial smokey taste that quickly evolves into a chocolate/coffee blend that lingers on the sides of the tongue.

A smooth, heavier taste without the heavier feel. Very light carbonation.

The kind of beer you can drink all night.

I've had porters in nearly every state and a few provinces in North America, including one that just one an award in Tucson, AZ. Mayflower Porter is the best I've had in many years of drinking porters. You won't go wrong with this one.

Hopefully Mayflower can work on expanding its distribution as only a few places in my area carry it. It was recommended by a bartender at Mondo's in Middletown when I asked for a dark beer. She served up a winner!

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 17:17:09 | More by Jack4goodbeer
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datalager

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-05-2014 02:38:19 | More by datalager
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-30-2014 18:12:41 | More by sdaly3
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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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oonthego

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown body with a creamy coffee-colored frothy head.

S: Chocolate and coffee.

T: Not carbonated. Very smooth. Taste of chocolate and coffee but more coffee than chocolate.

M: Very mild aftertaste.

O: Great beer. Would recommend to someone looking to start a porter beer journey. This is definitely on the top of my porter list.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 05:26:14 | More by oonthego
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cburns48

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-30-2014 00:13:15 | More by cburns48
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Duff27

Illinois

3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Inch tall light brown head on a dark brown body. Cap and collar throughout, leaving splotchy lacing.

S- Whiffs of cocoa powder, deep coffee.

T- More roastiness/coffee notes than chocolate in the taste. Has a lingering roasty/burnt taste that I'm not sure how to feel about.

M- Smooth, lower carbonation. Medium/medium-thick body for it's ABV. Really enjoy how this drinks.

D/O- Highly drinkable although the plus-roastiness may lead to palate fatigue after a few. Thanks for this "Top 50 English Porter" @mj0126 !

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 00:09:20 | More by Duff27
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New York

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Massachusetts

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Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.