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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

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79
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2,182 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,182
Reviews: 786
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.68%
Wants: 47
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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kmpitz2

Tennessee

3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 pint 3.25 oz bottle. The brew pours a nice golden to copper color with a finger of very dense head over top. Clarity is very good and there is a very steady curtain of bubbles visible. The aroma is nice sweet banana, with caramel blended in there along with a doughy malt base. I have to say that this one smells like what it says it is. Taking a sip, I get a more earthy banana, kinda like a bruised banana, flavor with a more substantial dough and breadyness to the malt. What surprises me most is the strength of the hop in both flavor and bitterness. It is nice and herbal and very pleasant in the bitterness, but it just doesn't seem to fit the rest of the brew. Mouthfeel is a very healthy moderate with a light carbonation of fine bubbles. It almost as a bot of a creamy texture as well. Overall, I have to give them credit for making this one truly a banana bread beer. I think the hop profile doesn't fit the rest of the beer, but it is still enjoyable. I think the banana is balanced and not over-done in the brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2007 01:54:36 | More by kmpitz2
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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.

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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.

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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

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
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