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Wells Bombardier (English Premium Bitter) - Wells & Young's Ltd

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BA SCORE
86
very good

785 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 785
Reviews: 407
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 12
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-23-2001)
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Photo of Hovellord
4/5  rDev +5.5%

I just love English beer, so I might be a bit prejudiced. Lovely, malty brew. Deep color. Smooth malt with enough hops to make it what it's supposed to be. I've bought up all the Bombardier that Beer Run had.

Hovellord, Sep 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

dcf5ve, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

malfunxion, Aug 31, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +8.7%

PanamaD, Aug 30, 2014
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1.8/5  rDev -52.5%

Arebaderci, Aug 27, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +27.7%

Gilbert80, Aug 24, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6.6%

Fernando_Bastos, Aug 24, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +8.2%

Kiro, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

GregaR, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

KristijanG, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of KellyBelukusBeers
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Subtle bitterness from English Challenger hops with color and aromas from Crystal Malt give rich , rounded, biscuity flavor and deep copper color. Plus love the tap with cannon ball on it and the new pint glasses Huzzahh!

KellyBelukusBeers, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Bierleichen, Aug 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

renatocarrico, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Gagnonsux, Aug 20, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +9.8%

PrendUnVerreDeBiere, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of captaincoffee
2.45/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Just moved to London two days ago and this was my first pour at my first London pub. I chose it because it was the first tap staring at me in the bar and the waitress said it was a good seller.
Came in an oversized pint glass, 20 oz...gotta love the Brits with the big pint. Nice light caramel coloring and thin but dense cream head.
I got a bit of musty English hops on the nose, but really nothing to speak of.
The initial taste was a bit of vinegar and leather...followed by a more typical British bitter profile. At first I thought it was some off flavor due to the food I was eating, but subsequent tastes confirmed it just had a funky initial start. I wouldn't have been able to finish the pint except that the lasting flavor profile was okay.
Finish was actually good...at least in comparison to the start.
Overall, a very disappointing beer.

captaincoffee, Aug 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

czakem, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

harripat, Aug 02, 2014
Wells Bombardier (English Premium Bitter) from Wells & Young's Ltd
86 out of 100 based on 785 ratings.