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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

Wells Banana Bread BeerWells Banana Bread Beer

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79
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2,015 Ratings
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Ratings: 2015
Reviews: 780
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.68%


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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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear light amber body; dense medium height head.

S - Deep, fresh, fruity sweet smell. Intensely, and unsurprisingly given the name, like bananas.

T - Less intense banana taste than the smell would suggest with hints of sweetness. Has a slightly alcoholic finish, though the banana aftertaste is long lasting.

M - Spritey, almost sharp.

D - Too fruity sweet for my palate to drink exclusively for an entire night, but I would definitely pick up a bottle once in a while.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2011 05:04:38 | More by ZenAgnostic
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Initial aroma and flavor is banana runts. After some time it mellows out to a reasonable banana presence, but the bread part is a bit lacking. Would be nice if this had a bit more of a malt backbone to stand up to the banana -- a bit of roastiness and nuttiness would probably complement it nicely. Still, it's pretty drinkable once the artificial-seeming aroma fades. A decent beer for when you're in the mood for something unusual.

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A- A clear amber color with a two finger white head.

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 2,015 ratings.