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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

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79
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2,416 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,416
Reviews: 805
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 18.91%
Wants: 63
Gots: 238 | 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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2.93/5  rDev -16%

Serving style : 11.2 oz glass bottle poured for appearance and such

Appearance (3) : Rich, bready looking 2 finger head. Copper, amber hues with low transparency. Good.

Smell (2.5) : Exactly like a banana "runt" (you know the candy we ate as kids?). A little malt. Little else.

Taste (3.25) : A little harsh off the bat with some sour malts, but then the banana flavor comes in ever so slightly and tricks your tongue into believing it's a banana (or a banana runt). The rest of the flavors are mixed in so well but they blend excellent. Smooth and tasty. I'm getting faint monkey bread. Some sour mash. Banana. Cracked barley notes trail off (I'm stretching here).

Mouthfeel (3) : Sharp carbonation with a wet feel. Smooth however a bit one-dimensional. Ends minimalistic and average - but easy drinking.


Overall (2.93) : I would call this a wheat lager with banana notes. The nose is the strongest part of this "banana" beer. It doesn't taste like banana bread, and it doesn't feel like a craft so to speak. It's a notch above the macros and it's pretty decent, but if they marketed it under a wheat beer with banana notes and put it in 12-pack cases I'd be more excited about it (and probably by hype I'd give it a 3.5 or more). If you're expecting banana bread, just buy a loaf instead (or get your mama to make you one). It's probably as close as any brewer has come to it, but it's a far cry from a delicious treat.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

old reliable, mixed 1/2 with youngs dc

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3/5  rDev -14%

Wells Banana Bread Beer had a decent amount of foam. Wells Banana Bread Beer had medium carbonation. Wells Banana Bread Beer had a smooth taste with medium taste of wheat. There was a vague banana aftertaste within Wells Banana Bread Beer. People who enjoy a smooth banana aftertaste beer will enjoy Wells Banana Bread Beer.

xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Oct 12, 2014
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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 2,416 ratings.