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Mayflower Summer Rye - Mayflower Brewing Company

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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Patrick on 06-25-2009)
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Reviews by MuddyFeet:
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MuddyFeet

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked it up on a trip to visit my parents near Buzzards Bay. Pours more like a pilsner--a pale gold with a thin white head. Bit of a surprise condiering it is a rye beer. I smell just the slightest hint of rye. Light malt base with the rye more of a feel on the palate than overly powerful flavors. Nice balance between the rye, the other malts and some spriggy hops. Nice session beer for a hot and muggy July day.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 21:33:52 | More by MuddyFeet
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

07-25-2014 20:27:59 | More by chris657
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

06-30-2014 06:33:20 | More by chippo33
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Massachusetts

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06-28-2014 00:26:30 | More by BostonPhilly
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Patdonahue0719

Colorado

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I was able to have the opportunity to go to the Mayflower Brewing Company's Tasting room today and tasted some of there beers and this one stood out to me as something unique. I had it on tap in a 7 oz taster and then purchased a growler to share with my family when I got home.
Appearance: pale cloudy yellow estimated SRM of 1.25-1.5. the unfiltered beer resembles a nice unfiltered wheat beer
Smell: slight tart/sour smell right off the back can pull a noise of the rye and then the dwindling of american wheat malts.
Taste: slightly tart and sour from the rye malts and a hint of wheat malt sourness and slight sweetness of the pilsner base malts.
Mouthfeel: a wonderful crisp dry light body summer session ale

Overall: Overall I am really impressed with this beer as an all around summer session ale that is light bodied, crisp and slightly sour mouthfeel makes a beer that is worth bringing to your next cook out or gathering to share with all or just for yourself and significant other at the beach. If you are looking for an alternative to your usual summer wheat beer you should check this one out if you get the opportunity to get your hands on some.

Serving type: on-tap

06-20-2014 00:44:21 | More by Patdonahue0719
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06-20-2014 00:24:27 | More by JayO
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Connecticut

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Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured an attractive light lemon color in a tulip with a 2F head.

Aroma: lemon, some funk.

Mouth feel: Very carbonated. This enhances of the drinkability of the beer.

Taste: lemon and and a hint of rye.

Finish: excellent hoppy bitterness.

Overall: an refreshing summer ale. The carbonation and hoppy finish bolster the overall taste. It's a low ABV beer, but it has a lot of character.

Serving type: bottle

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4.33/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a really pale straw with heavy carbonation and a half inch white head that sticks around a bit. Lacing minimal. Awfully pale but still attractive.

Aroma: Smells of rye bread, hops, wheatiness, spice, lemon and citrus. Nice combination of aromas.

Taste: Tasty stuff. Taste follows the nose, with rye and lemon leading the way. Very drinkable and quaffable.

Mouthfeel: Sessionable and light of body. Great spring/summer type beer.

Overall: This is great stuff in my opinion. Definitely stands out from the deluge of goldens and wheat ales that hit the market for summer. Refreshing and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

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Mayflower Summer Rye from Mayflower Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.