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Mayflower Summer Rye - Mayflower Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

162 Ratings
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | 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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Nordicsk8er

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-02-2013 01:18:39 | More by Nordicsk8er
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

07-27-2013 13:41:23 | More by bruindre
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db12

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-16-2013 01:40:41 | More by db12
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vande

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-15-2013 05:06:05 | More by vande
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-07-2013 14:18:12 | More by HattedClassic
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

07-07-2013 05:35:53 | More by nquigley16
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-04-2013 23:32:38 | More by jwps214
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +8.8%

A - Pours an extremely pale straw color. I was actually shocked by how almost-white this beer is. It has nice, lively carbonation that maintains a thin head and leaves better-than-expected lacing on the glass.

S - The dominant smell in this beer is fresh hops (the beer is just over a month old). There is also some spiciness backing up the hops.

T - Nice citrusy hop profile with a subtle malt sweetness. The finish produces a building rye flavor that rushes in like the tide.

M - On the light side of medium, but more than I would expect given the alcohol content. It's definitely another element that I like about this beer.

O - I bought a 6-pack as an impulse buy and I'm glad I did. I've now had three of these beers with the third coming straight from the bottle. This third was my favorite thus far, as I honestly am not a big fan of the color of the beer, and somehow the hop character shines through better directly from the bottle. It's relatively expensive, so I wouldn't buy it for myself, but I might bring it to the next BBQ I attend. It really is a nice summer beer.

07-04-2013 02:08:35 | More by Andrew041180
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Jacob007

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-03-2013 00:43:51 | More by Jacob007
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smcolw

Massachusetts

2.58/5  rDev -27.1%

Green yellow color. Looks like a hard candy. Good head with a steady stream of replenishing bubbles. Leaves good ring lace.

This has an unusual smell which I can only describe as resembling the smell of drainage pipes disassembled. It's sour and earthy and unappealing.

Thin body and overly carbonated. It feels like a macro, but the taste is anything but. That's sour and reminds me of adding a lemon to a wit. Short aftertaste so his falls short of being refreshing.

Definitely not my style.

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Tried it as a cask conditioned offering. Definitely improved the flavor. The scores reflect a blending of the two tastes.

06-30-2013 17:07:56 | More by smcolw
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petermethot

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-28-2013 00:00:33 | More by petermethot
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-24-2013 01:33:52 | More by Yabev15
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-14-2013 01:37:25 | More by DerekMorgan
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-09-2013 00:09:46 | More by sgregory
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-08-2013 00:38:14 | More by jaxon53
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xacidx

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-31-2013 01:42:01 | More by xacidx
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tzieser

Arizona

3/5  rDev -15.3%

05-27-2013 05:46:38 | More by tzieser
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rdilauro

Connecticut

2.56/5  rDev -27.7%

Dont know what to say
I was looking forward to a new rye ale.
The pour was very very pale yellow, almost too difficult to describe. There was no immediate aroma to this one.
The taste is ok , nothing fantastic, but clean
Strange spice at the end.

Nothing bad about this beer, but also nothing I could get excited about.

05-22-2013 21:08:26 | More by rdilauro
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

05-16-2013 23:00:30 | More by Rekrule
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-11-2013 14:34:09 | More by thegerm87
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-01-2013 20:31:23 | More by Celtics76
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kinopio

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

02-01-2013 20:04:57 | More by kinopio
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

12-03-2012 20:06:00 | More by sendbeer
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jmerloni

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +15.8%

A - A pale yellow that is fully clear and translucent. Little head, retains a decent lace on the top of the beer.

S - NIce and refreshing. Rye, wheat, yeast, coriander, lemon zest, a little honey malt maybe.

T - Very refreshing. All that was detected on the nose is also present in the flavor. A nice flavor.

M - Light and refreshing, carbonated well. Still very beery even though this is only 3.8% abv.

D - A good beer, overall. I didn't realize it was only 3.8% abv when I bought it, but I would buy this again. Perhaps it's a little overpriced, but Mayflower is still a young brewery with relatively small levels of scale economies, so that is understandable. This is an example of an ideal beer I'd love to drink pitchers of after reaching the top of a mountain on a hike in New England. Or in a large field on a picnic. It's that type of beer. I am quite enjoying it, actually.

11-17-2012 03:52:42 | More by jmerloni
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BanrionMAB


4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

11-07-2012 00:50:15 | More by BanrionMAB
Mayflower Summer Rye from Mayflower Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.