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Mayflower Porter - Mayflower Brewing Company

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564 Ratings

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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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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

JAHMUR, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

brm300, Oct 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Nickcal, Oct 19, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev -4.6%

Shy5, Oct 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

rave2173, Oct 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

jim_carignan, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

evergreen_machine, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Casper134, Oct 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Syraquse, Oct 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

ksevans1004, Oct 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

creepinjeeper, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Jeff0024
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Great full body, flavors of chocolate and coffee, good mouthfeel.

Jeff0024, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

JKV96, Oct 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

The. Best. Porter. What more needs to be said? I live about 15 minutes from the brewery and get a growler of this about once a week. Beyond delicious, so well balanced, toasted with a little note of coffee at the end. Perfectly roasted!

NinjaJesus, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours a black body with a thin tan head.
Aroma has a roasty, chocolate smell to it.
taste is roasted malt up front followed by coffee and chocolate.
mouthfeel is smooth and over all a good porter m

chefhatt, Oct 09, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -3.1%

A-dark brown black color with a decent light brown head and a little lacing

S-dark malt, coffee, chocolate, light char

T-dark chocolate, dark roasted malt, coffee, light char, vanilla, light caramel

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth, creamy

O-good flavor and lighter body, nice for the style

MDDMD, Oct 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

rdesjean, Oct 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

lambpasty, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

nkelley77, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.64/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled March '14.
Very dark brown. Fully opaque. Forms a large tan head that takes a while to settle down. Leaves some spotty lacing on the way down. Aroma is dark toasty-roasty malts with some lighter notes of pine. Taste is comprised of deeply roasted malts, baking chocolate, and a hint of vanilla. Not sure if it is the age of the beer, but unfortunately, this beer is heavily over carbonated, giving it a lighter body than it should have and thinning out the taste. Overall, I could see this beer having potential, but the carbonation is far too lively for this to be a world-class beer.

Florida9, Oct 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

blackmathdavey, Sep 28, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +5.5%

erepella, Sep 28, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -2.2%

ed0uble, Sep 24, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at Craft Beer Cellar in Waterbury, VT.

Pours a very dark brown, with a half inch head, and little bit of lacing- not a whole lot.

Smells pretty nice- chocolate, a little bit of dark fruit, vanilla cream, and roasted malt.

This tastes amazing, a bit like an Irish dry stout meets an English porter. A wisp of smoke flavor, baker's chocolate, vanilla, roasted malts and roasted coffee, raisins. It's all subtle, and doesn't bash you over the head, but it's all there. Great flavor for only 5.5% ABV.

This one has a really creamy, amazing mouthfeel, with a lower amount of carbonation, and a body of medium thickness.

An absolutely delicious English porter. The high ratings are absolutely justified- it should honestly be rated higher and talked about more. Find this if you can, and drink a ton of it.

GreesyFizeek, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 21, 2014
Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.