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

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Wells Bombardier (English Premium Bitter)Wells Bombardier (English Premium Bitter)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

751 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 751
Reviews: 403
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | 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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Ratings: 751 | Reviews: 403 | Display Reviews Only:
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-25-2014 03:01:50 | More by oriolesfan4
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-25-2014 02:40:08 | More by Latarnik
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williamcrane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-23-2014 19:42:03 | More by williamcrane
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Well's Bombardier has a thick, creamy, cream-colored head, a semi-clear, slightly bubbly, deep copper or even ruby appearance, and heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is beautiful- rich, sweet, toffee, mild coffee, citrus, sugar, and mild hop oil. Taste is similarly beautiful- toffee, hop oil, moderate and balancing bitterness, sugar, bread crust, and malt. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Well's Bombardier finishes semi-dry, delicious, and quite drinkable.

RJT

05-18-2014 23:34:06 | More by RonaldTheriot
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-18-2014 22:34:57 | More by schnarr84
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rmcnamee

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

05-15-2014 13:37:29 | More by rmcnamee
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-14-2014 12:55:10 | More by poskok
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Boffone

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +25%

05-13-2014 21:43:55 | More by Boffone
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-10-2014 20:51:13 | More by Schmoog
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blange3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-07-2014 13:21:56 | More by blange3
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-28-2014 21:07:14 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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becsug

United Kingdom (England)

2/5  rDev -47.4%

04-28-2014 21:02:26 | More by becsug
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Northtexan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-27-2014 17:36:17 | More by Northtexan
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Ty1607

France

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-25-2014 15:17:01 | More by Ty1607
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teromous

Virginia

3.13/5  rDev -17.6%

A: Rich dark brown colored body with a good tint of red that looks like stained wood. Brilliant clarity and good carbonation. Creamy white head that leaves good lacing. A very good looking beer.

S: Really nothing on the nose except for this faint sickly acidic smell. A bit like what vomit smells like. It only comes across when I get really close to the beer so as long as I don't climb into my glass head-first it doesn't smell bad. I'm not really sure what that smell is.

T: Some light caramel and a bready aftertaste. A bit of fruit on the end as well, like eating a bit of fruitcake. It tastes pretty good.

M: The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium and is a bit sweet but not filling.

O: Overall it's a nice beer but not something I'd probably pick up again.

04-23-2014 22:21:37 | More by teromous
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zenithberwyn

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-23-2014 05:17:15 | More by zenithberwyn
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ronin926

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-22-2014 22:46:48 | More by ronin926
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-11-2014 19:17:28 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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Troublebar

China

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-08-2014 09:09:49 | More by Troublebar
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cdtoffers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-06-2014 09:41:08 | More by cdtoffers
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Davideo

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-04-2014 05:17:07 | More by Davideo
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-03-2014 01:20:22 | More by Sludgeman
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-01-2014 17:49:47 | More by windypete
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Poured with a nice coppery color and an average just slightly tan head.
The aroma is sweet, roasted malts, some caramel and slighty spicy.
The taste starts with a medium hoppy bitterness, which is then joined by some roasted feel and caramel.
Finishes with a medium bitterness (slight spices also). Bittery, but then again not too bittery. OK, I guess.

03-30-2014 19:28:10 | More by MarkoNm
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KoG

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

03-30-2014 16:36:28 | More by KoG
Wells Bombardier (English Premium Bitter) from Wells & Young's Ltd
86 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.