Mayflower Summer Rye | Mayflower Brewing Company

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Mayflower Summer RyeMayflower Summer Rye
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Patrick on 06-25-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
195
Reviews:
68
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
15.88%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of muttyd
3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a strange hazy yellow that is very watery looking. Almost reminds me of lemonade. Not a good looking beer at all. Aroma is mostly spicy rye, wheat, citrus and grainy malts. Flavor follows the nose with a pale, sweet pilsner malt backbone, spicy rye again, and finishes with a slightly sour citrus/grapefruity bite. There is also a yeasty/musty character throughout. Very light, watery mouthfeel. No alcohol presence detected. This is what BMC drinkers should be drinking. I could drink an entire six-pack sitting by the pool.

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Photo of Nickcal
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped PKG 6/11/13. Sampled on October 16, 2013.

It pours hazy pale yellow to olive with lively carbonation going up to a fizzy white head.

The aroma is of grains, toasted biscuit, lemon, and maybe some floral hops.

The body is light to medium and reasonably refreshing. Good for a summer weight.

The taste brings out the rye grains at first with a notable lemon and floral hop character on the backside. Slightly tart ending. Not high on my list of Mayflower brews but it would be good in the summer.

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Photo of DirtyPenny
3.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. This is the first rye I've ever had. Not sure what characteristics you'd typically find in one.

A: Hazy and light yellow. This is a beer that looks like lemonade. Kinda off-putting. Pours to a half-finger head that dissipates over the next few minutes.

S: Moderate citrus scent.

T: More citrus, with a bit of fruity flavor and a whisper of hops at the end. Just a tiny bit of bitterness lingers. The 3.8 abv really shows. Or rather, it doesn't show.

M: Light and a little slick. Just enough carbonation to tickle your tongue.

O: Good summer beer. A bit of flavor but not overpowering. Resembles lemonade as much in appearance as drinkability.

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Photo of Reagan1984
3.42/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Came with no head. Dull cloudy starw/hay color.

Banana aroma with a little creamy vanilla

Interesting flavor. Up front wheat type notes with a distinctly crisp dry snappy finish. Banana and yeast notes are present.

A bit astringent and gritty. Very light body.

Pretty refreshing. I am a huge rye fan, but I'm not exactly sure how well it works here.

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Photo of silentjay
3.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pours a terribly hazy light golden with a decent white head that barely laces.

very aromatic. smells of a wheat beer with plenty of added spice. lemony, and sour orange citrus mixes with some pepper, clove, and other spices. rye is barely evident.

taste is of a witbier, but dry on the finish. lemon, orange zest mixes with banana and tropical fruits and clove spiciness. rye spiciness is there on the back end and there is a drying finish with just a bit of pepper and some bitterness lingering.

light and watery with just a bit of carbonation and a bit of a lingering oiliness and tartness.

it drinks ok. nothing is oppressive, but I have had more refreshing summer seasonals, as well as more flavorful and more aromatic too. Rye is way too far in the background in this one, and it falls into just another wheat beer category.

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3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Mayflower Summer Rye from Mayflower Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 195 ratings.
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