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Mayflower Spring Hop - Mayflower Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

232 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 36
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Reagan1984 on 03-12-2011)
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Photo of JordanPhraczek
3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 3/17/13 Bought at Quality Liquors in Salem.

A - Dark amber color, was not expecting it to be so dark and my fears were later confirmed that this was a much more malt balanced beer than the title indicated. Nice bubbly head but it didn't last very long at all.

S - Best part of the beer. Fresh hop aroma, citrus-grapefruit and malt together great combination.

T - Has a nice hop taste up front, but there was a whole lot of malt taste in this beer considering how fresh I bought it, and because the beer didn't have much carbonation which lead to a light english style flavor.

M - Although the head was well formed, the beer was sort of flat and didn't carry the malt over as well. This could be a potentially delicious cask ale.

O - Nice ale to warm up with while the spring is coming on. Darker than most other spring style or session ales. Quality choice for the value in a six pack, especially if you're a fan of mayflowers other beers.

JordanPhraczek, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of safaricook
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

safaricook, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of Schmuckles
4/5  rDev -1%

Schmuckles, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of Casterbridge
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Casterbridge, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of alienlifeforcecube
2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

alienlifeforcecube, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of Thads324
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

poured from a bottle with a clear date of 2/26/13

pours a medium mahogany with red hues. big white head that dissipates at a medium pace...

almost smells bitter. hoppy "green" smellwith a bit of dark bread. a bit of citrus, a bit of earth, a bit of pine. very nice

tastes just like it smells. starts light, transitions to a sweet flavor with grassy and tangerine hop flavor. bitterness hits towards the end with some pine and earth. Very bold bitterness towards the end, which really compliments the lighter hop flavor and mild sweetness at the beginning and middle. Malts are of very mild bread, a hint of blackberry and the slightest bit of caramel and toffee. Hops are just fantastic!

lighter body than you would expect from the appearance with a low carbonation that carries its aggressive bitterness. good lingering hop bitterness.

A simply fantastic beer. In a world where you can buy fresh summer beer before spring hits, this is a breath of fresh air! I'd love to see this year round. Very tasty, good hoppiness and drinkable as all hell. Great great stuff!

Thads324, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

DrunkinYogi, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of jmmy3
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

jmmy3, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of gcamparone
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Purchased in Wakefield, RI.

A- Pours a clear copper body with a 1 finger white head that reduces quickly. Leaves little lacing.

S- Literally smells like spring. Fresh citrus zest, floral notes, earthy, pine, caramel, toffee.

T- Very floral, with pine and citrus hop notes sitting on a solid sweet caramel malt backbone. Slight bitter aftertaste.

M- Medium-light body, crisp and refreshing.

A solid spring offering. I could easily put down a sixer of this. Easy drinker with a nice fresh taste.

gcamparone, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of hopley
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

hopley, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of DerekMorgan
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

DerekMorgan, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of LCannon4
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

LCannon4, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of Horbar
4/5  rDev -1%

Horbar, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of bpowers315
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

bpowers315, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of PEIhop
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

PEIhop, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of shehateme
4/5  rDev -1%

shehateme, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a deep copper and amber color with good clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Caramel and bready malts with some citrus and piney aromas in the rear. The scent is a bit on the light side and would be a lot better if it were more fragrant.

Taste: Same as above. Hops are nice with some lingering bitterness in the end.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and silky smooth, medium carbonation, and medium bodied.

Overall: Pretty nice amber/red. The taste could be cleaner and the aroma more noticeable, but I'm happy with this one.

Flounder57, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of bdoggboston
4/5  rDev -1%

bdoggboston, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of PatGreer
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

PatGreer, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of mattparsons
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mattparsons, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of SouljaSaia17
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Have had a couple of beers from this company before, but this is the first official review.

A: Beer pours a deep, dark amber color with not much of a head on it, thins out pretty fast but leaves some bubbles on the top.

S: Initial aroma is of grassy, floral notes and hops. Not too much else but the hops definitely dominate the smell.

T: Not much bite, do get more of a pine flavor as opposed to citrus or grapefruit. Hop flavor is sweet and satisfying and finishes with a dry yeast.

M: Very light and drinkable, not over powering in any aspect. Carbonation definitely brings out the hop flavor.

O: Very delicious, but also very tame hop type beer. Have had their IPA and that was pretty strong, dont think thats what they were going for here. Kind of reminds me of what Samuel Adams did with their Alpine Spring.

SouljaSaia17, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of 2dashes
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

2dashes, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of seplo
4/5  rDev -1%

seplo, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of RMoeNay
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

RMoeNay, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of oldedog
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

oldedog, Feb 23, 2013
Mayflower Spring Hop from Mayflower Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.