Mayflower Brewing Co. to hit CT. shelves

Discussion in 'New England' started by smutty33, Feb 15, 2013.

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  1. smutty33

    smutty33 Zealot (573) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut
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    Hey nutmeggers,
    Quick heads up.I was at Nebco. yesterday pickin up some goodies and a Mayflower sales rep. was there w/some samples and enjoying the sweet nectar @Nebco.I was told they have saddled up w/Star distribution.On shelves very soon.

    Cheers All......!
     
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  2. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2010 Connecticut

    Nice, more choice is great for us consumers!!
     
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  3. Fluke828

    Fluke828 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2011 Massachusetts

    This is great timing for all of you Patheticut residents...Spring Hop has just begun hitting shelves and this year's lot is back to the original batch recipe from 2 years ago according to the Mayflower website:

    "We know it doesn’t feel like spring in New England yet, but this week we are releasing the 2013 vintage of Mayflower Spring Hop Ale. The aroma hop profile is back to the orginal blend of Cascade, Centennial, Citra and Sorachi we used in 2011. Hope you enjoy it and that spring arrives quickly. Cheers!"

    Enjoy!
     
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  4. CTBeerPope

    CTBeerPope Aspirant (239) Jan 30, 2012 Connecticut
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    Love spring hop. Wondering if they will hook up with distro for us here in central CT....
     
  5. T-RO

    T-RO Aspirant (212) Nov 9, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Nice! Picking up a sixer of Spring Hop today!
     
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  6. jaxon53

    jaxon53 Meyvn (1,118) Mar 1, 2006 Connecticut
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    Patheticut?? That's pretty lame bro...
     
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  7. bleakies

    bleakies Disciple (372) Apr 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    We're all Massholes under the skin.

    I'm glad to hear Mayflower's going to CT. Their flagships are all solid and this year's Spring Hop is real easy drinking.
     
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  8. Zbyler

    Zbyler Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013 Connecticut

    Just got the mayflower porter in this week. Absolutely fantastic porter
     
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  9. Pahn

    Pahn Meyvn (1,449) Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    noticed that when i was in town over the weekend.

    mayflower porter is really top tier, up there with founders and anchor. i know those are both "mainstream" examples, but i don't think most other brewery's porters usually measure up to those.
     
  10. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    that IPA is great fresh. Buy it!
     
  11. OatmattStout

    OatmattStout Devotee (434) Nov 20, 2002 Connecticut

    Love Mayflower Brewery. Solid offerings across the board. Spring hop and porter are my favorites in the line. Great not to have to go to Julios to get it!

    Got a sixer of spring hop today!
     
  12. WeymouthMike

    WeymouthMike Devotee (455) Jun 22, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Best beer they make imo.
     
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  13. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    The porter is fantastic and I will have to see how this years spring hop is myself.
     
  14. Stockfan42

    Stockfan42 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2009 Massachusetts

    CT's got some good beer coming they're way. Get the Oatmeal Stout. Buy lots of it.
     
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  15. CharlatanSin

    CharlatanSin Zealot (513) May 28, 2009 Connecticut
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    Against my better judgement I got dragged to the grad student bar last night. I was happy to see Mayflower IPA on tap, since I hadn't tried it yet, but didn't have huge expectations. I was very pleasantly surprised. That was a terrific IPA! Juicy and crisp. Reminded me of Racer 5, one of my personal favorites. I'll definitely keep my eye open for it from now on, and I'm excited to try some of the Spring Hop soon.
     
  16. FarmingtonRiver

    FarmingtonRiver Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2004 Connecticut

    ^ What Grad bar?
     
  17. CharlatanSin

    CharlatanSin Zealot (513) May 28, 2009 Connecticut
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    GPSCY in New Haven, for Yale grad and professional students. Gets a little frat-like on Friday and Saturday nights, but it's okay before 10 or so. Cheap (most pints are $4) and always at least 3 or 4 good taps.
     
  18. FarmingtonRiver

    FarmingtonRiver Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2004 Connecticut

    That was my guess... they pour our beer occasionaly as well.. I have yet to be there for a drink.

    quote="CharlatanSin, post: 1061033, member: 334824"]GPSCY in New Haven, for Yale grad and professional students. Gets a little frat-like on Friday and Saturday nights, but it's okay before 10 or so. Cheap (most pints are $4) and always at least 3 or 4 good taps.[/quote]
     
  19. PenningtonNY10

    PenningtonNY10 Initiate (177) Nov 20, 2009 Connecticut

    Hope they make the expansion up to Hartford County soon!
     
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