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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

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BA SCORE
79
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2,203 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,203
Reviews: 787
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.68%
Wants: 48
Gots: 150 | 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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Reviews by matjack85:
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matjack85

Illinois

2.9/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours a nice, clear, amber color with a good 3-finger frothy white head that leaves a bit of lacing down the sides as you drink it.

Nice banana bread smell along with some malt and spices. Unfortunately, the banana flavor gets lost in the taste as this beer is dominated by bready malts and some bitter hops. Bananas are in there, but I wish there were more of them.

Weak, watery mouthfeel with a mineral water like flavor. The finish is sort of blah with some noticeable alcohol.

Wonderful aroma - disappointing taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2007 05:59:39 | More by matjack85
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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 2,203 ratings.