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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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As the British Empire expanded, English brewers added extra hops to keep beer fresh for increasingly long sea voyages. The beer on board the Mayflower shared this trait. Mayflower IPA puts a descendant’s twist on this style, with a powerful hop profile balanced by plenty of malt character. We use the freshest hops from the Pacific Northwest to give this beer its distinct, piney flavor and delightful, fruity aroma.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluemooner (604) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Pours medium copper with medium white head and some lacing. Aroma is malt and floral, citrus hops. Flavor is quite hoppy with hints of citrus, floral, grass, malt, and grains. Medium bodied with medium carbonation and bitter finish. Pretty good IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Cask at Get Real NY - version dry hopped with Sorachi ace. Nice lemony funk on the nose, sweet caramel body with piney, dry bitter finish. Solid IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1285) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Had this on Cask at British Beer Company in Franklin. Wonderful fruity-spice aromas and flavor. Goes down very smooth. Well balanced. The cask makes it a bit more airy and easier to drink. Fruit-spice, slightly sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9700) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2011
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of biscut, earthiness, grapefruit and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, grapefruit and a hint of pine with a smooth dry lingering moderatly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6686) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
Draught at the Bukowski Tavern, Boston, MA.
Clear amber colour with small to averaged sized frothy off-white head. Fruity hops, moderate bitterness in aroma. Grapefruit, moderate bitterness in flavour. Short bitterness in aftertaste. Easy-to-drink IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8240) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2011
Bottle at John’s house. Pours amber. White head. Nose and taste of bitter skunky hops, resin, citrus rind, caramel malt and apple skin. Very bitter citrus rind finish. Medium to full body for a regular IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2011
draft> medium copper, floral hops, caramel, toffee maltiness. British hoppiness, lighter pine notes. OK

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cjl6 (57) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2011
This stuff is great. While touring Boston I wanted to try some local beers but couldn’t stop ordering this one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8566) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2011
Tasty and not overpowering IPA. Floral hops, dark golden coloure body with ample off-white head. The IBU is right there and the Pacific Nothwest provides a break from the usual C-hops. The palate is shaken and stirred, and not shredded. Good drinkability. Thanks Jay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sailracer (399) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2011 On tap. Strong citrus / grapefruit flavors in the initial taste. Then comes hop flavor followed by a bitter aftertaste. The bitterness lasted a bit too long for my preference which was the only real downside to this beer.


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