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RATINGS: 128   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10261) - , 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 (6638) - 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 (9249) - 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 (423) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerfest5 (1201) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 28, 2011
i used to get mad at east coast brewers for brewing "english ipa’s". leave the malt heavy versions to the limey’s and lets kick up the hops american style! but now i dont care so much, its fine, not going to surprise anyone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5903) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 2, 2011
Draft at Get Real NY Cask Ale Event with Linh, Streets, Andrew, and Brendan. Had one on one with Baby Streets - a decent IPA from a brewery I’ve never encountered previously. Got to try two versions of this - dry-hopped with citra and one with amarillo.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AndyAvalanche (32) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2011
In a traditional pint glass, had a nice look to it but not much of a head to it at all. What was there was white that didn’t really stick around too long. Despite that, it actually had some very nice lacing that lasted through the entire session. It was a nice amber color with almost perfect clarity. It smelled very good, had some nice citrus/floral notes to it, you can tell at this point it’s already going to be a nice hoppy beer. The tast matches up with the smell. Nice and hoppy. Very citrusy as well, kinda grapefruity, but not overlesming, really excellent taste to it, burps up nice, good aftertaste. Mouthfeel was very good too, not much of a carbination bite. Very drinkable, very refreshing. This is a really good IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33791) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Sunset Grill. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Bitter, solid fruity and crisp citrusy. Ends bonedry and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2011
(12oz bottle). Pours copper with off-white head that quickly disappears. Nice carbonation. Aroma has some dank hops, but also some bright grapefruit and mango. Taste is semi-sweet and bitterness. Nicely balanced. Thin bodied with slick/oily texture. Finish is pleasantly bitter, but the malts are still there. Nice IPA.


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