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Wells Banana Bread Beer - Wells & Young's Ltd

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2,657 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,657
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 18.52%
Wants: 82
Gots: 434 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: rastaman on 08-15-2002

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Ratings: 2,657 | Reviews: 857
Photo of Winston3737
3.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kelsee
4.6/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great smell, very smooth, pleasantly surprised!

Photo of gopens44
3.49/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I think that the most important aspect of note with this beer is that even though it's billed as a "banana bread" beer and flavored with bananas, it comes across very similar to a Belgian pale ale. The banana comes across pretty much identically to Belgian yeast. Not as hoppy as a BPA, but otherwise very similar in balance. My only knock on this is the incredible thinness.

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
3.14/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.36/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Myotus
4.1/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours with a large, white head. Has a very clean amber color. Has an actual banana bread aroma mixed with a hoppy aroma. Initial taste is of banana bread immediately followed by hops and a hint of alcohol. Well done, Wells. Well done.

Photo of E-McFarden
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Medium amber color with short lived head and lace. Deep aroma of ripened banana with a backbone of biscuity richness. The banana isn't overbearing in the taste, but blends well with the slight malty base. Mouthfeel is bubbly with a buttery texture. Overall its a pretty balanced brew, although I'd like to see what this one would be like on nitro.

Photo of mfigueroa713
4.17/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mhpendleton
3.12/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Petty61
4.58/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I would like to try this with banana pudding!

Photo of GregoriousMaximus34
4.28/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smells just like banana bread, very tasty.

Photo of Adonis_Gonher
3.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alking956
3.51/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BCborn
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EvanTheCannibal
4.14/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of B-Land
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grimey68
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Reillybrews
3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SGerry
3.85/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm usually skeptical of most fruit beers, and I'm not a big fan of bananas, but this is pretty good. I thought it tasted more like oatmeal with bananas, but nevertheless it lives up to the name.

Photo of Snodman
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chaseparker9
5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best beers I've ever had. If you're into something different and refreshing, this is it. You take your first sip and its beer but the after taste is absolute banana bread goodness.

Photo of NCStateAE
3.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of derekgw123
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells & Young's Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 2,657 ratings.