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Mayflower Porter - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Mayflower PorterMayflower Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

503 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 503
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 69
Gots: 38 | 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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billybob

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-07-2013 19:59:46 | More by billybob
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-06-2013 14:22:01 | More by Colosdog
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4.44/5  rDev +6.5%

We have a dark brown beer with ruby tones, and a tanned bubbly neck that disappears fast. The aroma emanates coffee (very well pronounced), and chocolate. The coffee is also very present in the taste, with low fruit esters and discrete hops. The malt gives the idea of bread and toast, slightly caramelized, with a medium-light body. The palate is very oily, and has low carbonation, with - guess - coffee in the aftertaste. Very pleasant session beer, for sure, although I expected more caramel expression in the malt.

04-06-2013 03:16:22 | More by HabiMendes
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-05-2013 00:54:32 | More by Davepoolesque
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-04-2013 22:45:00 | More by agreenman19
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Hibernator

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

Mayflower Porter
12 oz brown bottle
Packaged 03/14/13
Served in a 20 oz tulip glass

Pours a jet ink black with ruby highlights on the bottom of the glass. A thin lace, khaki colored circle forms on the top of the pour. Nice spots of sticky lace decorate the sides.

Whiffs of malts, chocolate cake and spicy hops.

This is a really solid porter and I'm enjoying every sip as I review. Flavors of dark roasted malts (think dark roast coffee) and chocolate syrup. I also detect a caramel and molasses sweetness. There is a mini hop snap on the finish. Nicely balanced and well crafted.

One of the better local porters I've had. I will certainly re-visit this one again.

04-04-2013 21:47:42 | More by Hibernator
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sgregory

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

04-03-2013 23:12:56 | More by sgregory
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-03-2013 23:11:14 | More by tenacioustomato
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-29-2013 19:15:02 | More by KWMiles
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TheLostGringo

Connecticut

3.45/5  rDev -17.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Real nice look to this brew. Dark black with a solid 1-2 inch full bodied head that leaves some nice lacing.

S: Unimpressive, not a lot going on here.

T: Nice sweet malty flavor.

M: This is where this beer disappoints, to thin and to much carbonation for the style.

O: Not bad and would drink again, but feel it is a bit overrated.

Cheers!

03-26-2013 01:19:51 | More by TheLostGringo
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Jsterl

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-24-2013 04:07:35 | More by Jsterl
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-23-2013 23:01:08 | More by shehateme
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-23-2013 14:06:54 | More by thegerm87
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dheacck11

Connecticut

3.79/5  rDev -9.1%

Nice deep brown with tan head that fades almost instantly.

Nose is very soft, some hints of coffee and licorice.

Taste is pleasant with coffee tones up front, followed by very light smokiness. Nice earthy malt. Maybe a hint of cocoa as well.

Mouth feel is on the lighter side of medium, with a bit of a bite on the finish.

A nice porter, very user friendly and satisfying. Nothing not to like, but nothing to really write home about either.

03-15-2013 00:50:16 | More by dheacck11
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-14-2013 19:30:49 | More by MAbeerNE1
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chippo33

Vermont

2/5  rDev -52%

03-13-2013 23:35:56 | More by chippo33
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alexgash

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev +3.1%

12 oz. bottle. Packaged on 02/15/13.

Light cola brown with ruby highlights on the edges. Seems clear and clean. Small, pinkie-ish, light khaki brown head. Not a lot of lacing. Nose of roasted barley, light roasted coffee, earthy tobacco, a little peat, and a touch of vanilla. Nice!

Bitterish mineral notes and moderately roasted coffee up front. Cocoa and chocolate mix with tobacco and earthy peat mid-palate. Some flinty, smoke notes. Caramel comes on late, accented by licorice, vanilla, and molasses. Coffee and dark chocolate bitterness in the finish. Lingering caramel and vanilla. Medium bodied, with slightly prickly feel. Body feels maybe a pinch light for a porter, but still pretty good. Might be transcendent on cask.

03-09-2013 23:08:07 | More by alexgash
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celticfutblclub

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-07-2013 01:45:24 | More by celticfutblclub
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Kokopelli

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-04-2013 14:27:42 | More by Kokopelli
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-04-2013 01:33:54 | More by JuliusCaesar
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rdilauro

Connecticut

3.89/5  rDev -6.7%

This was my second Mayflower beer. The pour was very nice, a deep black porter with a slightly brownish head that was substantial.
The aroma was of a typical porter. Nice malt bouquet but nothing along the lines of chocolate/coffee.
The taste was very clean and flavorful, but also a bit on the light side.
Again as with the other Mayflower I've had, it was clean and enjoyable. Nothing outstanding in this one.
But I really believe that is because I have been tasting some real heavy hitters in the Porter and Stout lines recently. So, this one was like a child of the big guys.

Still, I would recommend this porter to someone who has never had one.

02-22-2013 15:57:26 | More by rdilauro
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WildMaverick1200

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

02-17-2013 05:29:00 | More by WildMaverick1200
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-15-2013 14:37:17 | More by smutty33
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mrovelli

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-09-2013 17:46:33 | More by mrovelli
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-08-2013 19:15:42 | More by anewlanguage
Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.