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Autumn Wheat Ale - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Autumn Wheat AleAutumn Wheat Ale

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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-18-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

09-09-2012 22:12:05 | More by redfox405
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-09-2012 01:21:40 | More by goblue1994
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

08-25-2012 00:30:16 | More by Mikecap
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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3/5  rDev -12%

03-24-2012 18:17:55 | More by sweisel80
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

03-16-2012 00:47:14 | More by Wizzman
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3/5  rDev -12%

03-02-2012 16:39:22 | More by seanh99
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3/5  rDev -12%

12-26-2011 02:21:45 | More by cashbrook
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-15-2011 08:16:25 | More by Gregwa
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3.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Received a 12 FL. OZ. bottle of this in a trade w/ LarryG. Poured from the Tan Mapped (hence Mayflower...) & Labeled bottle w/ the Mayflower Ship on the front into a 16oz Dewey's Pizza Pint Glass. Does not have a freshness date to be found on the bottle.

Aroma- Extreme amount of caramel and sweet aromas hitting the nose hard. After this, a light amount of floral hop pops out. All very clean and sweet.

Appearance- Pours a 2 finger head that seems to last for ages! Has a deep amber colored body with great clarity. Leaves VERY thick lacing behind.

Flavor- Has a nice Cracker Jack taste from the beginning that keeps up throughout the drink! Very sweet and has a bit of caramel as well. Light roastiness and a bit of a burnt flavor. Light bitterness at the finish but mostly smooth.

Mouthfeel- Light Bodied, High Carbonation, Smooth, and then a big time metallic taste is left on the palate towards the end of the drink... Such a shame!

Overall Impression- A very interesting "Dark Wheat" beer... Almost like a Shwarzbier or Black Ale but doesn't have the malt to support it. The metallic finish I found was very uncool though... However, I am aging my Mayflower Imperial Stout at the moment and excited for this! Thanks Larry!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 06:05:01 | More by DCon
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-05-2011 02:55:49 | More by jilly425
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-22-2011 21:16:33 | More by waiting4lunch
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2/5  rDev -41.3%

11-19-2011 18:57:42 | More by Wally1912
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-14-2011 17:52:12 | More by aficionado
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-14-2011 15:32:10 | More by Lawnboy33
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2.85/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A dark American wheat, eh? Well. Lots of creamy dark and toasty malts, brown sugar, very bready. As well as a yeasty kick. Though I do think it’s lacking a lot of body and doesn’t have enough lingering flavors in the finish. It seems like Mayflower almost always gets soooo close to delivering solid takes on certain styles but falls a little flat.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2011 03:49:42 | More by kristiekatk
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3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: A tad lighter than pepsi. Minimal head dissipated quickly, no lacing.

S: Bready malts, black licorice, some fruit

T: Toasted malts, hints of chocolate, a bit of bitterness at the end. Tastes very similar to a brown ale.

M: Thin in body, medium carbonation.

O: Nothing earth shattering, a decent brew, but my least favorite Mayflower brew so far.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 01:24:32 | More by BigCheese
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3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Atwood's

A: The beer pours a dark amber/brown color with a big tan head.

S: The nose has a mild roast note with a nice hint of banana. There is some malt sweetness in the form of bread and toast. There might even be some mild clove along with a hint of chocolate.

T: Minimal banana flavor followed by lots of roast and toasted malt. Sweet bread malt flavors with a mild sweetness of chocolate. There is a little bit of bitterness, especially as the beer sits for a moment.

M: Medium in body with medium carbonation.

O: A pretty enjoyable beer, I thought. Though, I would have preferred more of a traditional dunkelweizen.

Serving type: on-tap

10-04-2011 23:18:12 | More by womencantsail
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-a dark brown with ruby highlights, no head just a ring of lace around the top

S-rich malts, wheat, chocolate, and very bread like

T-roasted malts that leaves a nice roasted flavor in the mouth, bitter coffee, and light chocolate notes

M-a little thin, light to medium body, light carbonation

Overall it is ok, not the most interesting

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 22:40:24 | More by ksimons
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3.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Or shaker glass, I guess. Shaker? Pint? Those 12 oz ones that everyone calls pint glasses.

A: Molasses or dark, dark maple syrup with garnet highlights. Poured with 1 finger of beige head.

S: Baked wheat bread with a hint of sweet brown sugar.

T: A mixture of chocolate and caramel malts is the backbone of this one, but it just didn't work for me. Beer is a little less sweet than the nose implies, but the brown bread qualities are there. It's a little like a brown ale.

M: Medium with a furry carpet of carbonation. Maybe just a little dry.

O: If someone puts one in your hand, drink it. There are better fall offerings out there though. Personally I'm eagerly awaiting winter for Mayflower's Oatmeal Stout, which is their best seasonal, IMO.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2011 03:54:00 | More by DirtyPenny
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer from a 12oz bottle served in a Mayflower pint glass, both thanks to tzieser.

L - deep mahogony color with a beige head that thinned out leaving a few spots on the glass.

S - roasted chestnuts, cocoa and dark bread.

T - malty flavors upfront with some bitterness on the finished.

F - light/medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - I haven't had many in this style but it was enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2011 21:49:06 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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3.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

a: much darker than expected. dark mahogany in color with a thin white head that settles into a thin lacing.

s: very nice malty aroma. sweet caramel with notes of biscuits. not bad.

t: sweet malty flavor. notes of caramel again and toasted bready malts. subtle hints of clove and banana (yeast). well balanced and drinkable.

m: smooth mouthfeel.

i had this last year and was not impressed. this year it seems to be much bolder and maltier. much better. recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 22:32:27 | More by tzieser
Autumn Wheat Ale from Mayflower Brewing Company
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