Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd
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Reviews by kmpitz2:
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
More User Reviews:
3.11/5 rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3
Purchased in Canton at Holiday Market
A: pours a faint orange with a carbonated head that dissipates fast and leaves zero lacing. Active carbonation and holds a small ring of head thru the experience. Nothing spectacular.
S: Best part of this beer is the smell. Fresh baked bread, crystal malt, and of course B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
T: Thin candied malts... bud light esq funk to it.. artificial banana mostly, but tastes much much better a bit warmer. Out of the fridge its crisp and tart. Light and very carbonated. Not too bad.. but dissapointing to me. Wish it had more body and fullness. Its just too... thin and simply... lacking.
M: Not much here, comes and goes. Thin and crisp.
Overall wish this beer had more depth and flavor. Too crisp and clean! But its worth picking up to try.. definitely a good beer, just wish it was an outstanding beer !
Serving type: bottle
03-06-2014 02:32:38 | More by Drk93TT
3.84/5 rDev +10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
A: Yellow golden with a kind of dark red hue to it. Lacing is awesome.
S: Banana definitely. Some candy and light malt as well.
T: Banana bread, wheat, nutts, butter, honey, and spice. An awesome taste in my opinion.
M: Lighter side of medium with a nice creamy feel. Goes down so smooth.
O: Though the beer has not-so-good ratings; I like it a lot. It's a solid brew that is good for just relaxing and enjoying a nice flavor.
Serving type: on-tap
03-01-2014 05:40:48 | More by titty_mcbitty
Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
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