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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3674) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear light yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of peppery spices, bready malt. Flavor of light grainy malt, rye spices, peppery spices, lemon. Light, refreshing summer beer (definitely one of the better summer ales out there). 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12921) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Small white head atop hazy straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon, some orange, wheat, light spicy. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, straw, some orange, light spicy. Light body, some effervescence. Nice "summer" beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fafafoey23 (1) - - AUG 9, 2013 does not count
Not bad... Lemony aroma... Nice aftertaste. It has a nice bottle... Does not have the metal taste that came in the IPA I tried yesterday. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5757) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear pale straw body with a foamy white head that slowly faded. The nose is The nose is pretty light, just a bit of pale malt with a light rye spiciness and a touch of hops. The flavor is pretty spicy and heavy on the rye despite being so delicate and low on the malt bill. Quite refreshing and thirst quenching session beer. Light bodied and refreshingly crisp with a lively fizzy carbonation level. Very nice summer beer, I could throw down quite a few of these on a hot summer day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ScipioA (405) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Pours a hazy very light yellow with a durable snow white head. The aroma was fainter than I was anticipating, and consisted of some sour yeasty notes. Bitter hops and rye spice are the main flavors here, no alcohol presence at 3.7% abv. Small floral and pepper notes as it warms, but isn’t that against the point of a summer beer? Pleasant, very drinkable. Very light aftertaste, it disappears to a slight bitterness a second after swallowing. Very active carbonation that bites back a bit, medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9260) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Tap at Willimantic. Hazy gold pour with a clingy white head. Nice rye bit to the nose and taste. Easy drinker and full flavored.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5210) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 26, 2013
12oz bottle in a tumbler. Pours hazy, light golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of light malts, some light rye and wheat notes, and a decent amount of floral hops. Flavor the same. Average to lighter texture. A good summer beer.

   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,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (505) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUN 8, 2013
It’s 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
crazyvin (2026) - 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.

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