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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

Wells Banana Bread BeerWells Banana Bread Beer

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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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Reviews by mattsdenney:
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mattsdenney

Tennessee

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

Pours a medium amber brown, thin head, no retention. Nice looking color. Smells of ripe bananas, fresh walnuts, bready malts, and sugary sweetness. I hope this isn't too overly sweet. Actually pretty well balanced. Not sickly sweet but definitely leaning that direction. Nice banana flavor. Not much hop bitterness to speak of but definitely heavy on the malty, caramel, bready side. Mouthfeel is thin, light, and slick. Nice consistency and I like the low level of carbonation. Overall a tasty beer that lives up to my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 03:41:25 | More by mattsdenney
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3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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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16.9 oz bottle into a pint glass

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

S- Banana bread, faint hops, some cloves and wheat. Really what you would hope banana bread beer would smell like.

T- Doesn't live up to the nose, sweet malts, some bready malts, faint earth hops, very muted compared to what I was hoping it would be.

M- Smooth, light to medium body.

O- If this tasted like it smells this would be a great beer, but I feel it is average at best. It is drinkable and fairly enjoyable but could be much better.

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
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