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Mayflower Porter - Mayflower Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

564 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 564
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 74
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
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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Photo of Brezzy24
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours pitch black with minimal head.

S - Typical porter coffee and chocolate, burnt caramel malt as well. There is a crispness. Overall the aroma is subdued.

T - Taste is almost identical to the aroma. Chocolate and malts at first turning to coffee with a hint of bitterness on the swallow. That metallic flavor is there as well, if just barely. Light overall.

M - Medium body with relatively high carbonation for the style.

O - Good porter, but could use to be a little bolder in the aroma and flavor and a bit heavier. Wouldn't turn one down, but not on my list of top porters.

Serving type: bottle

Brezzy24, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of JustinAniello
3.45/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours pitch black with minimal head, quickly dissipates to minimal cap and lacing.

S - Typical porter coffee and chocolate, burnt caramel malt as well. There is a crispness, bordering on metallic pushing through. Overall the aroma is subdued.

T - Taste is almost identical to the aroma. Chocolate and malts at first turning to coffee with a hint of bitterness on the swallow. That metallic flavor is there as well, if just barely. Light overall.

M - Medium body with relatively high carbonation for the style.

O - Good porter, but could use to be a little bolder in the aroma and flavor and a bit heavier. Wouldn't turn one down, but not on my list of top porters.

JustinAniello, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of FleetwoodMatt
4/5  rDev -4.1%

FleetwoodMatt, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of BGCoon
4/5  rDev -4.1%

BGCoon, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of Taycro
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Taycro, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of blt2646
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

blt2646, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Patches826, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of mlichens
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

More than I was expecting. Served from a 12-oz bottle, poured into a chilled pint glass. Pours dark with a white head and tan lace, but the smell is strangely absent. Perhaps some very, very slight coffee notes to the smell, but damn if I could catch them.

The taste is superb with the feeling of eating warm brown bread. Not overly sweet, but just enough notes of molasses and caramel to keep me wanting more. It is smoothy, not overly carbonated and I am now dying to get this in a cask or on nitro.

Overall, one of the better porters I've ever had the pleasure of trying.

mlichens, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of HawkIPA
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

HawkIPA, Aug 30, 2013
Photo of meb3476
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

meb3476, Aug 30, 2013
Photo of scxcrunner
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

scxcrunner, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of drsarver
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

drsarver, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of rudzud
3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the dive bar.

A - Poured into a tulip a nice dark brown hue with a thin tan head that fades to leave a thin blanket and creamy halo.

S - Aromas of Smokey malts, light chocolate, gentle malts faintly sweet.

T - Taste is lightly smokey, dark malts, light chocolate, slight mineral notes, not bad at all.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and light for the style, sessionable English porter.

O - Overall this is a lightly smokey very easy drinking English porter. Not bad in a pinch

rudzud, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of trancourt
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

trancourt, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of DrinkingDrake
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

DrinkingDrake, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of WreckingBrew
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

WreckingBrew, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of Skramer
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Skramer, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of dbochman
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

dbochman, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of Archemedies
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Archemedies, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of Abilow33
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A strong stout with a good taste. Pours dark black with a semi-thick white foam head. It almost had a coffee smell and taste. The taste leaves you smacking your lips. I was told by a random customer that this was a good beer and he was right. If you are a fan of a really good stout this one is for you.

Abilow33, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of Sarah257
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Sarah257, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of hmontague
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

hmontague, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of doremite
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

doremite, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of db12
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

db12, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of DAS30
4/5  rDev -4.1%

DAS30, Jul 15, 2013
Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.