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Mayflower Summer Rye - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Patrick on 06-25-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Dicers, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Petegrieco, Jul 01, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -50.4%

chippo33, Jun 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

BostonPhilly, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Patdonahue0719
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
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.

Patdonahue0719, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

JayO, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Patlee3324, Jun 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

sclear, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

doctorjack, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

datalager, Jun 11, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +14.2%
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.

brureview, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

samhandwich, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

ccurrid, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

doremite, May 24, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +22.7%
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.

illpass78, May 11, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

J-Bonestradamus, Mar 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Lebzilla, Dec 09, 2013
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3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped PKG 6/11/13. Sampled on October 16, 2013.

It pours hazy pale yellow to olive with lively carbonation going up to a fizzy white head.

The aroma is of grains, toasted biscuit, lemon, and maybe some floral hops.

The body is light to medium and reasonably refreshing. Good for a summer weight.

The taste brings out the rye grains at first with a notable lemon and floral hop character on the backside. Slightly tart ending. Not high on my list of Mayflower brews but it would be good in the summer.

puboflyons, Oct 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

ejane, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

justme, Sep 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

FroggieG, Sep 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

Taycro, Sep 07, 2013
Mayflower Summer Rye from Mayflower Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.