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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - GBBF2008. A black beer with an off-white head. The aroma is smoky and roasty. Dry in the mouth with early burnt malts fading to an over thin finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7613) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2008 Pours black with next to no head. Hoppy and sweet but with a subtle sweet cherryness coming through, this went very well with my wild boar pork pie that I had just purchased.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14957) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2008 ... deep black ... very slight roast malt ... rounded roast malts ... low bitterness ... little chocolate and nicly balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2008
Courtesy of Fishingnet. The aroma is lightly fruity with noticeable smoky notes and mildly boozy accents. The body is dark brown and holds a smallish tan head. Sweet smoke and chocolate fore. Very creamy mouth feel. Dark fruit finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4274) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2008
Cask@GBBF 2008. Black beer with a malty aroma and a malty and smokey flavour. Overall an average smokey, malty and vinous beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Still and very dark brown. The aroma and flavour mix coffee, cocoa, dark chocolate and malt. Smooth and very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20822) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Very dark brown (close to black) colour with quite small head. Aroma is syrup, tar, plum and some slight chocolateish notes. Flavouri s leather, licorice, mild chocolate as well as malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14016) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Very dark brown, very little tan head. Lovely tarry, chocolatey aroma. Good in mouth, nice choc. Pretty decent. Very full, good choc lasting finish. That’s a pretty good porter. Oily and tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2008
Cask at GBBF ’08. Very dark brown. Sweet coffee and chocolate aroma with some cigarette ash. Sweet smokey bacon taste: quite nice. Mid bitter finish. Not at all bad; better than the General John Stark Porter which preceded it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2008
Black with tiny beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, coffee and mild chocolate notes. Mild roasted malt in the flavor that finish dry.


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