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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A “very sweet brook” welcomed the cold and thirsty Pilgrims to Plymouth. Today, it provides us with the soft water that is perfectly suited for brewing lighter-colored and milder beers. Mayflower Golden Ale is crisp and dry with a slight malt flavor and a subtle hop spice. This straw-colored ale provides easy drinkability for the novice yet plenty of flavor for the most discriminating connoisseur.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3930) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Cask at burkowskis in Cambridge. Pours golden with a HUGE head. Especially for a cask beer.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
lakamoso (4) - Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 9, 2009 does not count
Drinkable, but very forgetable. Average at best. Reminded me of Coors Light, that I used to drink as a newbie beer drinker,and used to think that was great, a bit older and wiser now, this beer is nothing special.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drmachata (7) - Rhode Island, USA - JUL 10, 2009 does not count
Pleasant gold color with a quick white head and light lace. Excellent example of golden ale. Clean bodied with sweet start and gentle bite at the end. Hints of spice. A solid pour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4869) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 24, 2009
Golden pour with a fluffy white head and lace. Aroma of light malt and not much more. Flavor of semi sweet malt with a bit of a cloying sweet finish. Medium bodied with excellent carbonation. I think this may be one of the best golden ales I’ve had. It didn’t have much on the aroma but pretty flavorful for a golden.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4291) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2009
Pours light gold into a shaker. Bright white head with very good retention leaves spotted sheets as it recedes to coat surface. Light malt aromas. Crisp and light with a dry cracker finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and yellow color. Aroma is grassy/herbal, grain. Taste is grain/hay/cardboard, secondary herbal/spice hops.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 1, 2009
No head whatsoever; Light apple aroma, no hops presence; medium body, flavors more apple, rather dry, grainy, light metallic bitterness, light residual grain. Drinkable but entierly lacking in character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2009
Pale golden colour with a sticky white head. Aroma is softly fruity. Light apricot and a bit of soft spicy hoppiness. Lean pale malt and a bit of grassy/herbal hops over the light crackery malts. Nice soft aroma with a little bit of fruitiness. This sort of reminds me of Coopers Sparkling Ale, with the mix of soft apple and apricot fruitiness and light spicy hoppiness. Soft palate... really quite tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 13, 2008
Sweet bread aroma with a light twang of hops. Lightly sweet flavor with a light bitter hop finish. Some light nutmeg in the aftertaste. Kinda interesting and not bad at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2008
(12oz bottle) Large white head atop hazy apple juice body, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, strawberry, some peach, apple. Taste is medium sweet, strawberry, some earthy, light apple. Watery light-medium body, light acidity.


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