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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

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2,181 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,181
Reviews: 786
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.68%
Wants: 46
Gots: 143 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-15-2002)
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ZBerkeleyan

California

3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a glass, creating a thick foamy head and nice lacing. The beer had a golden hue with lively carbonation visible.

The smell here was no surprise: bananas and malts, mostly. Smelled tasty but other than that not very interesting or complex.

The taste was similar to the nose. A bread-y and banana-y taste (no surprise, due to the name) dominated. As the beer warmed, it improved, with more caramel flavors becoming apparent.

The mouthfeel was thin and light, and very easy to drink.

Overall, a fun and approachable beer. The banana taste is bold and clear, and this dominance might be enough to turn off drinkers who like to play with layers of complexity as they drink. Still, though, this is probably worth a try if the concept of a banana bread beer is enough to get you interested.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 05:25:40 | More by ZBerkeleyan
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-20-2014 05:17:50 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Roxie_B

Alabama

4.58/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Serving type: Bottle
Appearance: Pretty dark amber short pale head. 4.0
Smell: 5.0 Nailed it. Banana Bread. If you wanted to smell something else why would you buy this?
Taste: 4.5 Again Banana Bread that fade out and back in.
Mouthfeel: 4 Outstanding. Crisp.

Linear, simple, refreshing and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 03:14:35 | More by Roxie_B
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California

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-20-2014 02:47:23 | More by Raziel313
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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stufff

Florida

4.01/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Smells of Banana Bread. Wells really knows how to get smell down. Feels thick in my mouth and tastes sort of tangy and spicy with a definite aftertaste of banana. Every burp tastes like banana bread. Excellent beer to drink with comfort food like a grilled cheese sandwich. Lower APV than in most beer I'd consume, can drink a couple of these with lunch and not get a buzz.

Serving type: bottle

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New York

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Trying the wells and young banana bread beer at the Pie Factory in Florance, AL. The beer poured a clear copper with virtually no head and no lacing. The scent is definitely banana bread. The taste has a lighter malt base with banana and hints of spice (clove).The m outhfeel is lighter in body with subtle carbonation. Overall the beer hits the mark as far as taste. ..but one is enough for me.

Serving type: on-tap

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Pennsylvania

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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at the LCBO for just over $3.00 for a 500ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a good head that is gone in 60 seconds LOL. Good dark golden color.

S- Excellent! Lots of banana and bubble gum

T- Excellent. Not much bubble gum LOL.

M- Pretty good.

O- This beer relies heavily on the banana undertones. Works for me!

Food Pairing

This wonderful flavored beer went well with... bacon and eggs!

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 22:59:45 | More by DaveBar
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 2,181 ratings.