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One hundred years after the Mayflower landed at Plymouth, a new beer style emerged in England. Taking its cues from “Three Threads”, a bartender’s blend of three distinct ales, Porter became the beer of choice for 18th-century Londoners. Mayflower Porter embraces this history. This complex brew is smooth and full-flavored with notes of roasted coffee beans and bittersweet chocolate that will warm the palate all year long.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boFNjackson (4185) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Tap @ Cambridge Commons... Poured deep brown with an off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and bitter-sweet brown sugars. Smooth palate with flavors of roasted cocoa and coffee with smooth, creamy malts. Finish was candy sweet with a low acidic, hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5340) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - APR 21, 2009
Black pour wi th tan head and lace. Medium coffee aroma, roasted maltiness, and a hint of sour. Nice coffee with just a bit of sour finish. Medium bodied and a tad foamy. A pretty good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - APR 11, 2009
Pours black (dark brown when held to light) with a dense, creamy, pitted head and sheeting lace. The nose is of coffee, toffee, chocolate and caramel with a touch of dark roast in the background; quite nice. Light to medium-bodied and somewhat creamy with a bitter roasted finish that lingers on the tongue. Dark roast, caramel and coffee with a touch of bittersweet chocolate blend together in the flavor profile, which finishes with bitter roasted malt and a touch of hop bitterness joining in the mix. This is a solid and interesting porter, but I would probably prefer the roastiness of the malt be turned down just a notch. I this beer, but I can’t see myself drinking more than one bottle in a session.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2009
My Million Beer March Tasting. Sample from a bottle shared by me thanks to mcox90. Looks brown with light red in the light and thin off white head. Big roasty aroma, some chocolate. Taste is more roasty, some soy sauce, chocolate, big bitter roast malt astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5356) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 23, 2009
Clear dark brown, no head. Toasty, coffee-ish aroma. Smooth and quaffable for a porter. Flavor has a lot of coffee with hints of chocolate and vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2344) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2009
Pours from a 12 fl. oz. bottle but I could not find a lot code or expiration date. The label had this old look about it that I kind of liked. The pour is a deep brown with some ruby red when held to the light. There is a decent amount of foamy tan head that slowly dissolves but never really goes away. The aroma is slightly smoked, mildly hopped and has the basics of a good English Porter. Medum mouthfeel.. The flavor has something lightly smoked but also mildly hopped. It isn’t dry but it is fresh. Not a bad experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Got this in a trade with ralflord (I think). Dark brown, almost black, not quite. Smells decent, roasty porter. Slightly above average flavor, and very easy to knock back. This would be nice to have a sixers in the fridge. The only problem I had was it seemed thin. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 09-20-2008 03:58:04

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9204) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2009
Tasty porter, thanks Crushinator. Black body with good head of a thousand small bubbles, and lots of lace. Roasty, tarish, coffee ground, then complexity of chocolate malt. The aroma is sour, yeasty. Easy, smooth above average mouthfeel. Carbonation above average. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11321) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a rich light brown head and mahogany color. Aroma is rich dark malt-chocolate/molasses, some acidic. Taste is ashy, dark malt-chocolate/molasses, secodnary acidic/astringent hops bite, slight fruit notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 25, 2009
12oz bottle. pours a dark black color with a small foamy brown head. nose is chocolatey, malty. palate is medium wiht fizzy notes. flavor has a metallic finish. some notes of chocolate and dark malt, mostly water and metal thought.

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