Mayflower Porter | Mayflower Brewing Company

737 Ratings
Mayflower PorterMayflower Porter

Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DrDogbeer on 03-28-2008

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Ratings: 737 |  Reviews: 252
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3.45/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours pitch black with minimal head, quickly dissipates to minimal cap and lacing.

S - Typical porter coffee and chocolate, burnt caramel malt as well. There is a crispness, bordering on metallic pushing through. Overall the aroma is subdued.

T - Taste is almost identical to the aroma. Chocolate and malts at first turning to coffee with a hint of bitterness on the swallow. That metallic flavor is there as well, if just barely. Light overall.

M - Medium body with relatively high carbonation for the style.

O - Good porter, but could use to be a little bolder in the aroma and flavor and a bit heavier. Wouldn't turn one down, but not on my list of top porters.

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Photo of FleetwoodMatt
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Patches826
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlichens
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

More than I was expecting. Served from a 12-oz bottle, poured into a chilled pint glass. Pours dark with a white head and tan lace, but the smell is strangely absent. Perhaps some very, very slight coffee notes to the smell, but damn if I could catch them.

The taste is superb with the feeling of eating warm brown bread. Not overly sweet, but just enough notes of molasses and caramel to keep me wanting more. It is smoothy, not overly carbonated and I am now dying to get this in a cask or on nitro.

Overall, one of the better porters I've ever had the pleasure of trying.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of rudzud
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the dive bar.

A - Poured into a tulip a nice dark brown hue with a thin tan head that fades to leave a thin blanket and creamy halo.

S - Aromas of Smokey malts, light chocolate, gentle malts faintly sweet.

T - Taste is lightly smokey, dark malts, light chocolate, slight mineral notes, not bad at all.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and light for the style, sessionable English porter.

O - Overall this is a lightly smokey very easy drinking English porter. Not bad in a pinch

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Photo of trancourt
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Abilow33
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A strong stout with a good taste. Pours dark black with a semi-thick white foam head. It almost had a coffee smell and taste. The taste leaves you smacking your lips. I was told by a random customer that this was a good beer and he was right. If you are a fan of a really good stout this one is for you.

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 737 ratings.
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