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Mayflower IPA - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Mayflower IPAMayflower IPA

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very good

518 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
77 IBU

(Beer added by: Patrick on 04-06-2008)
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Photo of RKing44
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

RKing44, Mar 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

redfox405, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a perfect pint glass. It has a nice light amber color body with a nice 2"white foamy, sticky head. The smell is nice of citrus and pine. The taste is nice and hoppy, not real strong but good though. Very nice balance of malt and hop. The mouth feel is well carbonated and goes down nice. Overall this a good ipa and i wish i could get this in Pa.

chefhatt, Mar 17, 2012
Photo of Wizzman
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Wizzman, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of JRod1969
4/5  rDev +4.4%

JRod1969, Mar 13, 2012
Photo of jneiswender
4.23/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer at the brewery as part of the tour. Served in a sample glass. NIce clear amber body and an off white head. Smell of nice citrus fruit and pine. Great resin, fruit flavor. Bitter but not a bomb. Good malt balance. Nice cereal flavor. Medium mouth feel. Great beer and I would have this again.

jneiswender, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of seanh99
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

seanh99, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of jlordi12
4/5  rDev +4.4%

jlordi12, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of TonyC
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Mayflower is a nice local offering for me. I really enjoy this beer, and could drink it all day long.

A: Nice copper color with subtle head retention and lacing.

S: A nice floral/grapefruit aroma. Not over powering, but mouth watering.

T: Sweet flavor with a nice grapefruity flavor. Herbal/floral notes as well.

M: Nice carbonation, and a nice level of bitterness.

O: As I said, I could drink this one all day long, and never get tired of it.

Being a hop-head, I LOVE hops! But this one is definitely not overpowering, but it offers a nice balance of hop flavor. And for me, it's all about the hops. This one has four awesome hops: Nugget, Simcoe, Glacier and (one of my all time favorites) Amarillo. It's not a hop monster, but is a delicious hop flavor.

TonyC, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a crystal clear, vibrant, amber-copper coloring with a frothy, low profile, light, off-white head. Aromas are subtle, with an even blending of malt and grapefruit/floral hops. Flavors are wicked hop forward, with a resiny blast on the forward tongue, followed quickly by the green, sticky, marijuana-like hops presence that blends with a strong, tart, grapefruit character and a caramel malt backbone. Slightly roasted overall, leading to a hoppy bitter aftertaste. Great lacing on the glass, with a smooth, slightly drying bitter finish. Solid brew!

GarthDanielson, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of rmcnealy
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Received from a great east coast BA'er! Packaged 12/20/11.

Poured a medium amber that was virtually non-translucent and appeared to be totally filtered. A small, bone white, energized head faded to a mere lace around the glass. The smells are of a slight piney hop scent (not sensing citrus) and a bit more of a heavier malt aroma. The tastes are in accord with that. There is no strong hop front and the malts take precedence in this one. The hoppy bitterness I look forward to in this awesome style was only barely present at best. A decent beer and worth a try.


rmcnealy, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of wagner617
4/5  rDev +4.4%

wagner617, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of SawDog505
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz sniftered, bottled on 1/09/12. Pours dark orange, with some floaties, and a one inch white head that leaves some lacing. Smell is tangerine, pine, and grapefruit. Taste is very balanced nothing dominating, grapefruit comes threw after a few sips. Body is typical, nice amount of life, a touch dry, and very drinkable. This is a very nice IPA, not over the top, nothing to complain about.

SawDog505, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of jfcaa193
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of jongullotti
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

jongullotti, Feb 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

DoctorB2B, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Goldfishman, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of rchristensen
4/5  rDev +4.4%

rchristensen, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of Wally1912
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Wally1912, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of jujigatame
4/5  rDev +4.4%

jujigatame, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

bonbini26, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of Moose34
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Moose34, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kevgod, Jan 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

gkob, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of icepik
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark golden color, clear, good head and lacing.

S: Some light pine/floral/grass hop smell with some caramel malt aroma underneath.

T: Clean malty flavor, smooth taste. Definitely balanced more towards malt than hops. Light hop bite at end.

M: Velvety mouth feel, low carbonation, which is nice.

O: Straightforward, good drinking beer, hop wise, seems more like a pale ale than IPA, but still a decent beer overall.

icepik, Dec 30, 2011
Mayflower IPA from Mayflower Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.