Mayflower Porter | Mayflower Brewing Company

Mayflower PorterMayflower Porter
BA SCORE
4.17/5
744 Ratings
Mayflower PorterMayflower Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
mayflowerbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DrDogbeer on 03-28-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,438
Reviews:
256
Ratings:
744
pDev:
9.59%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
119
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 744 |  Reviews: 256
Photo of Treyliff
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A- pours dark brown with a big two-finger foamy and frothy light tan head that continues to float on top long after the pour, leaving behind a few patches of lace

S- lots of toasted brown bread with some chocolaty undertones, biscuity malt, earthy peat aromas with a light herbal/grassy hop finish

T- smoky malts with some slightly burnt toast and charred notes, dry chocolate and toffee, earthy hop with a somewhat dry finish, slight hoppy herbal linger

M- somewhat light body and low carbonation, but silky and creamy which leads to a filling mouthfeel, velvety finish. One of the most quaffable porters I've had to date

O- this is one of the most drinkable porters that I've ever had, mouthfeel us so smooth and creamy that I could probably tackle a whole 6pack in one setting. Overall, awesome traditional porter flavors

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Brezzy24
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours pitch black with minimal head.

S - Typical porter coffee and chocolate, burnt caramel malt as well. There is a crispness. 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.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of JustinAniello
3.45/5  rDev -17.3%
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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Patches826
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlichens
4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
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 +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of rudzud
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
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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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Mayflower Porter from Mayflower Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 744 ratings
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