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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Mayflower Summer Rye Ale is our first take on a summer beer. Low in alcohol, this beer combines rye spiciness with mild and fruity bitterness to provide a well-balanced and refreshing beverage for those hot summer days.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ggpiano (7) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 12, 2013 does not count
basement aromas, leaves, pale, cloudy, lightly bitter, medium body, lively, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (407) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Itís hard for me to find a light-bodied session beer that can hold my interest. This one does just that - joining a short list that also includes Pilsner Urquell and All Day IPA. Anyway, this one is very smooth with a hint of floral hops and some nice spice notes from the rye. Quenching & flavorful.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
crazyvin (1901) - New York, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Pale yellow body with a white head that had no retention or lace. Aroma had some toasted cereal malts and a touch of mild hops. No rye character. Flavor was balanced toward the malt flavors. Some cereal and some corn flavors. Mildly spicy and at times it seemed astringent. Carbonation seemed appropriate. Somewhat. disappointing.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Themanmachine (17) - Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Very mild and dry. The rye flavor against the hops is present yet unremarkable, which could be a good thing if one was looking for something sessionable with a touch more flavor than usual. The yeast character is whatís tripping me up on this one. This is made for someone else.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2013

Gravity @ GBBF 2012, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

Unclear medium yellow colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, rye, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus, lime. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a average to long duration, lime peel bitter, salty notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120808]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle: Pours a cloudy light yellow with a thin white head, spicy aroma with grass, starts and ends lightly bitter, watery body and mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2012
12oz bottle-tight foamy white-hazy straw with green tint. A-sweet wheat/rye-spice. T-wheat, yeast, spice hops. Lt body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2012
8th August 2012
GBBF. Hazy pale gold beer, suddy white head. Light palate - clean and slightly dry. Nice light floral hops with a touch of citrus well buried. Mild fresh hop sting. Mild minerals. Not sure about rye spice - maybe but the hop string is disguising it. Semi dry finish. Light and refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2012
cask at GBBF 2012 ... hazy yellow ... bubbly white head ... dry zezty lemon ... crisp clean ... light lemon zezt ... juicy ... crackin

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dfonorow (1329) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2012
On tap at Portsmouth Brewery. Pour is straw yellow with some slight brown tinting around the side. Very light for a rye ale. Little to no head in the glass when it arrived. Aroma is of straw, lemon citrus, and yeast. Flavor is similar but with some slight rye bread in the background. Light bodied and easy drinking, calling it a rye ale is a bit strange because Iíd expect more of a body.


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