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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Celebrate the harvest with Mayflower Autumn Wheat Ale. This dark wheat beer combines the fruity aroma and bready character of traditional wheat beers with the malty richness of dark ales. The result is a flavorful and medium-bodied beer that is just right for the crisp days of autumn.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10513) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2012 12 ounce bottle from Nikki’s Liquors, Providence. Pours a clear dark amber color with a frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of wheat, caramel, nutty notes, raisins and a dusty note. The taste is wheat, chocolate, raisin and a bitter, herbal hop finish. Medium bodied, high carbonation, slight lingering bitterness. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 17, 2012
12oz bottle-pours copper with a tight tan head. Aroma is sweet roasty medium malt. Taste is sweet roasty medium malt-caramel/chocolate, 2nd spice/earthy hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - DEC 13, 2011
interesting take on a dunkelweizen, this adds a little fruity aroma from the hops that give it a little zing that makes it unique. very enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Faint roasted smell, ruby pour with some tan head. Burnt caramel sweetness with wheat bread. Nice bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2011
From tap at Jacob Wirth. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roastred malty, light spiced and breadish. Roasted and dark malty flavoured. Bitter and roasted finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rjplumer (667) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Dark clear brown color with a roast malt aroma. Zesty with a good dose of bitterness. The bitter aftertaste lingers which hindered me from really enjoying this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4785) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 8, 2011
12oz bottle in a weizen glass. Pours transparent brown with a fluffy, off-white head. Aroma of nutty and light caramel malts, a little wheat, and some floral hops. Nothing really sticks out, but the malts are strong on the finish. Average texture. A decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (13243) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
A: The beer pours a dark amber/brown color with a big tan head. S: The nose has a mild roast note with a nice hint of banana. There is some malt sweetness in the form of bread and toast. There might even be some mild clove along with a hint of chocolate. T: Minimal banana flavor followed by lots of roast and toasted malt. Sweet bread malt flavors with a mild sweetness of chocolate. There is a little bit of bitterness, especially as the beer sits for a moment. M: Medium in body with medium carbonation. O: A pretty enjoyable beer, I thought. Though, I would have preferred more of a traditional dunkelweizen.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 23, 2011
12oz Bottle, poured at RIFT Dunkelweizen calibration tastings. By itself, this isn’t a bad beer. It’s roasty, toasty, complex and drinkable. As a Dunkelweizen, it’s a pretty good filtered Brown Porter. Goodness it’s dark and toasted and there’s very little sign of either wheat or german yeast. I understand the choice, it’s just hard to put it up against other examples of the style. So, I think I won’t. I’ll leave it as a comforting, brown, toasty fall beer that works really well for what it wants to be.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
annunz123 (924) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2011
Kind of an odd aroma, with roasted malt, nut, and maybe some cheese. Tastes like liquid carrot cake, with lots of bread, molasses, and spice. Very creamy mouthfeel. Really good.


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