Mayflower Golden Ale | Mayflower Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
220 Ratings
Mayflower Golden AleMayflower Golden Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 04-07-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
220
Reviews:
83
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
11.51%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 220 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of NoLiberty
4.02/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Special thanks to Chris at Bella Vista in Philly for sharing this rarity in these parts.

Beer pours a very fluid golden clear into a thick Cantillon glass. A very airy, frothy 2-finger white head settles into an almost nonexistent cap for the rest of the drink. No lacing. It's clear this beer is well attenuated and crisp.

The aroma is light and crisp with a strong aroma of malty biscuit flavors. Light hop bitterness to keep the aroma crisp and refreshing.

Taste is refreshing and light. Flavor is full of malt flavor but with very little if any sweetness. Light fruit notes come through in the middle and then subtle bitterness follows through toward the finish.

Mouthfeel is clean, crisp and refreshing. Strong carbonation moves thr beer fluidly throughout the mouth and makes for an even more quenching drink.

Nice. Definitely a nice session beer on a hot summer day. Will look for this one in the future.

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #36 (Jan 2010):

Bright, shiny golden color, actively bubbly with a head to show for it. A mild spicy, fruity, minty edge of hop aroma meets a light biscuity grain for a pleasing nose. It might have a lighter body, which is fine for the style, but the malt goes above and beyond, at least up front. Dry with a big biscuity tone. Hops jump in the balance with a spicy herbal flavor and slightly sharp bitterness. A hint of shortbread and herbal hop in the dry finish.

Style-wise, Mayflower amped it up enough to bring it from potentially mundane to a killer session ale.

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Photo of KenC
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Hatshep18
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of shaft
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of kevgod
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of dreis
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of ScreamForMe
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of joeroma5
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EZE123
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of sweisel80
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of BeeGinner
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of brewduder
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cask version. Very true to style and very refreshing and enjoyable

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Photo of bakeith
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Lebzilla
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of MikeRusso
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of dansushi
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbertsch
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Lawnboy33
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Latarnik
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Burt
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer when poured has a golden color body with a nice fizzy white head. The smell has a nice grain smell to it. The taste is very well balanced with hops and malt. Has a little bit of a minty taste on the back of the tongue. It has a nice and smooth mouth feel and is a easy drinker.

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Photo of Wally1912
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of jakehembree
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Satchboogie
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Mayflower Golden Ale from Mayflower Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 220 ratings.
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