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Mayflower Golden Ale - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Mayflower Golden AleMayflower Golden Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

181 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 10
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-07-2008)
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Photo of ambluhm
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

This beer is simply put, an enjoyable summer beer. Crisp, clean, and definitely refreshing.

The appearance is pale golden, and perfectly clear.

The nose on this beer is definitely loaded with very lightly toasted malts. I picked up just a hint of hoppy flower. But definitely very light on nearly everything.

The mouthfeel is light, sharp, and crisp. It feels like little bubbles in the mouth, perhaps adding to the very refreshing quality of this beer.

Overall, I would buy this reasonably priced 6-pack again to support the brewery. The product is nothing exceptional, but it is a very serviceable, and certainly not unpleasant, warm weather, refreshing beer.

ambluhm, Jun 23, 2010
Photo of TLJ
3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Mayflower Golden Ale is clear in appearance and clean in its aroma. I detected grain and malt in the smell, but the hops were not apparent to me until the beer hit the back of my tongue. However, for someone who does not prefer hoppy beers, I found that the floral taste in this beer was particularly well-balanced and subtle, despite lingering.

I wouldn't say that this ale is anything special, but it is a smooth, drinkable beer, a crowd-pleaser perfect for a summer barbeque.

TLJ, May 14, 2010
Photo of zeff80
3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a clear, fizzy, golden-yellow color with a foamy, white, three-finger head that left minimal lace.

S - It smelle of caramel, grains and grasses.

T - It tasted of sweet caramel and a touch of bitter grassiness.

M - It was crisp and sharp with a smooth feel. A light bodied ale.

D - This is a good ale. A nice sessionable summer brew.

zeff80, Jun 26, 2009
Photo of Doomcifer
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Doomcifer, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of standardcherry
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

standardcherry, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of Sammy
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Good drinkability though a malt story. Deep golden body with foaming offwhite head. The aromas are a little distracting. Good malts,remind me of European, with a mild hop finish, nicely carbonated. Refreshing on the first warm day of spring.
Thanks Dr.Jay.

Sammy, Apr 10, 2011
Photo of ThisMoonlife
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ThisMoonlife, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of katrinakennett
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

katrinakennett, May 19, 2013
Photo of seanh99
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

seanh99, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of fitzy84
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the Moan and Dove. The drink settled with a murky, pale gold appearance with some good lacing. The aromas were predominately hoppy with some bready florals as well. The taste was generally bittersweet with that doughy floral flavoring prevalent again. Decent carbonation made the drink enjoyable throughout the evening. Overall, a good blonde.

fitzy84, Jun 21, 2008
Photo of raythealeman
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

raythealeman, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of Sarah257
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Sarah257, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of JayO
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

JayO, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of CJRubes
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

CJRubes, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of gonzo000
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

gonzo000, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of bmurph20
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

bmurph20, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shawnspl, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of smutty33
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

smutty33, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of Glenney67
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Glenney67, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of Wasatch
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks goes out to jwc215 for this one.

Pours a nice slight haze golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice little fizzy white head, with some minimal sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some yeast, and spices. The taste is sweet, malty, slight yeast, and some spices thrown in. Medium body. Drinkable, this is not a bad brew, tasty.

Wasatch, Apr 22, 2009
Photo of scxcrunner
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

scxcrunner, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of EatonHops
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

EatonHops, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of Jmbbabson
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jmbbabson, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

zestar, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of kp29
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

kp29, Dec 30, 2013
Mayflower Golden Ale from Mayflower Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.