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Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale - Wells & Young's Ltd

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77
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392 Ratings
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 15.77%
Wants: 17
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Erik-P on 11-26-2013)
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

electtodefer, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Gobzilla, Jun 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

jharris0624, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

JohnDee, May 26, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear, very dark reddish mahogany with a creamy off-white head. Smells of vanilla, brown sugar, and of course, toffee. Taste begins with some bittersweet toffee, then some roasted grain, and then some vanilla. The finish is tart, with a bit of an odd sweet flavor. Mouthfeel is good. Overall a decent beer, though the toffee flavor just seems out of place in a brown ale.

tronester, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Color- clear dark caramel. Slight head.

Aroma- sweet butterscotch pudding.

Taste- Begins big and sweet with clear sticky toffee pudding taste then smooths out to a every so slight dry and bitter hop note. A very interesting and unique brew.

Poured from 330 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 5/23/2014.

utfiero, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ExaltedNecrosis, May 23, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees not knowing what to expect from a beer with a name like this. The beer poured an amber color and poured an amber head. The head was nice and big. The beer smelled like vanilla, but the taste of vanilla was not overpowering like the vanilla porter I have had from another company. Toffee also was in the smell and taste with a bit of maple taste. The beer had great lacing and I love the taste. I would buy again.

Minkybut, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

VAcrossr, May 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.38/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Priced at $3 for an 11.2oz bottle. 14/12/14 on the bottle, so it's probably pretty fresh. Wells' Banana Bread beer I thought was pretty decent, if a bit artificial. This was kind of expensive, but I was intrigued by the idea.

Appearance: Aggressive pour gave a crystal clear ruby brown color with almost no head at all. Audible carbonation as well, which I wasn't expecting.

Smell: It smells just like something that I can't pinpoint. Caramel candy bar, melted down? Toffee's obviously very apparent in this beer. A lot of that, with some roasted malt undertones. Nice aroma on this one, even if it doesn't have particular depth.

Taste/feel: Shit, that's disappointing. Smells really good, but the second this beer touched my tongue, I was let down... especially for the price. The name suggests that this beer may be thick and creamy in texture with a low carbonation -- and very sweet. This beer is none of that. There's a pretty high carbonation with a surprisingly light feel, and a neutral sweet/bitter thing going on. The thing that really gets me is that this tastes... cheap, when the price surely isn't. There's a toffee/caramel sort of flavor there slightly throughout the sip, but definitely not as much as I had hoped. Finish is clean and tastes fine, but this beer's not at all what I was expecting.

It's just a mediocre-at-best brown ale with some fairly subtle toffee pudding sorts of qualities. This beer doesn't taste bad by any means. It's incredibly drinkable, and certainly pretty unique in its flavor, but for the price and idea of this beer, I was expecting something far different. If somebody like Founders or some other sort of critically acclaimed brewery were to make a beer like this, it surely wouldn't turn out like this. Again, it's not a bad beer, as it's drinkable and fairly tasty at 5% ABV, but... really? $3 for a single bottle? Wouldn't buy it again. It tastes fairly cheap for a not cheap price.

Alextricity, May 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

mattyrubes, May 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

odement, May 17, 2014
Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale from Wells & Young's Ltd
77 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.