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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (2986) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Draft @ Sunset Grill and Tap. Alston, MA. Hazy gold / yellow color. Smell of wheat and rye bread. Taste is much the same with some spice and light hop in the finish. Light bitterness. Pretty good flavor for a low ABV brew. Worth a try if you can find on draft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Bottle pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma shows notes of spicy rye, doughy yeast, light citrus, and a touch of banana. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of peanut shell and a touch of earth. Overall body is moderate with a lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfest5 (1141) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 28, 2011
ohhh the buttery goodness, and so easy to drink, nice that they made it a mild ale instead of going gonzo on it. light brown/red color, taste is of buttered bread with some hop spice and floral notes. yum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jimhilt (2391) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 1, 2010
Pours a four finger white head that fades slowly to a thin layer leaving some lace. Medium carbonation and light bodied. Cloudy very pale golden color. Nose is yeast and rye. Flavor is rye, grass and some yeast. $1.95 for a 12oz bottle from Colonial Spirits, Acton, MA. Bottled Jun 3, 2010.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4443) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Bottle pours a hazy yellow with a medium bubbly white head that laced. Aroma of lemon, light rye, banana and some tropical fruits. Flavor of lemon zest, light rye, cheerios and banana.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MaBeer1972 (1267) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 19, 2010
I tried this the same time I had the Wachusett Rye. This one was not quite as good. On the hoppy side, which makes it not all that refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1475) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with moderate white head. Aroma has plenty of yeast and floral hops with some banana. Flavor is a really nice mix of banana, perfume, and papaya. Crisp finish with a light body. Very nice summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Bottle. One of the uglier beers I have seen. A pale cloudy yellow with hints of orange and a musty white head. Nose is a dry rye note, light pepper and clove. Palate is very stingy with a very dirty and acidic feeling. Flavor is lemon, dirt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1673) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 16, 2010
12oz bottle. Not at all what I was expecting but not bad. Similar to a white beer in look and taste. Pours cloudy golden white with very little head. Has a nice spicy bite to it. Amazing that it is this good for such a low abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thornecb (4316) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Pours hazy pale lemon into a shaker. Bright white head recedes to skim surface. Wheat and rye aromas. Crisp, sharp rye from front to back. Lasting bitter rye finish. There certainly is rye in this beer. A bit of a one trick pony, but if you’re in the mood for a flavorful low abv beer, this certainly packs a flavor...rye.

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