Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale | Wells & Young's Ltd

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wells & Young's Ltd
England, United Kingdom
wellsandyoungs.co.uk

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Two of the things Britain is renowned for across the globe are traditional ale and puddings. Following the success of Wells Banana Bread Beer comes the latest addition to the exquisitely crafted Wells ales range – Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale.

Wells has been using age-old traditional brewing methods to perfect its ales since 1876 and Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale is made to those same exacting standards. It is brewed with our own accredited Natural Mineral Water and the choicest English ingredients. As a result, it delivers all the satisfying, complex taste you’d expect from a true beer but with a unique, indulgent twist.

Using traditional British desserts as our source of inspiration, we discovered that the natural, rich flavours of Sticky Toffee Pudding could be exquisitely combined with darker malts to create a truly distinctive ale. With toffee and caramel hints and rich fruit aromas, Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale is an intensely satisfying beer.

Added by Erik-P on 11-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
727
Reviews:
149
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
15.56%
 
 
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1/5  rDev -71.2%

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1/5  rDev -71.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Too sweet for a beer

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1.64/5  rDev -52.7%

Photo of corywalston
1.74/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

A. Average poor 2 inch of head. The color is dark amber but the head is white/tan like a pilsner. I suspect food coloring.
S. Sweet, soy sauce, artificial chocolate, Very sweet.
T. Watered down, artificial sweetener. Taste like a weak Bud Light with the fake chocolate flavoring they put in chocolate yogurt. I suspect the main ingredient is rice. With an after taste of cigarette butts.
M. Watered down and over carbonated. I can still taste the cigarette butts.
O. Not very good, not worth trying for $11 a 4 pack. And the cigarette butt stays with you for a while.

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1.85/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2/5  rDev -42.4%

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2/5  rDev -42.4%

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2/5  rDev -42.4%

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2.08/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of Frozetoes
2.12/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Not at all to my taste. Sweet/bitter and just too - I don't know - unbeer like. Had 1/3 of a bottle and had to dispose of the rest.

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2.14/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sticky toffee pudding. My favorite British pudding.

It looks more or less how you'd want a beer with this name to look; deep brown sugar brown with a respectable ivory-colored head with a nice sheen and okay retention. It does seem a bit too clear, if that makes senses; I'd hoped for a bit more viscosity/opacity. It smells full-on with the toffee, but in a weirdly artificial way, like someone dropped a Caramello bar into a Newkie Brown. Lots of Dairy Milk and Nestle butterscotch chips, not a lot of the deep, rich allspice-and-date notes I'd hope for in a real sticky toffee pudding.

Tastes like butterscotch candy, but somehow dry. Like Werther's infused into a dark lager. Like Vanilla Coke. Like Southern Tier's Creme Brulee, stripped of its richness and depth. In other words, it kind of sucks. The aroma makes it sickly; the mouthfeel makes it anemic. It's not a good match. I really don't know what they're going for here. If you want a beer that's meant to be a drinkable STP, don't hold back; let me have that stickiness, that complexity, that heft. Or, failing that, let me have some hops. There are basically none here.

I would say this is a disappointment, but then I didn't really have high hopes.

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2.16/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours a nice amber color, slightly turbid, with a rather short head that dies down quickly.

Smells sugary, kind of like cream soda.

Tastes sugary as well, kind of like cream soda. If it weren't for the mouthfeel, which is a bit more like beer than cream soda, I might have thought this was cream soda. You know, the color is pretty similar to cream soda as well. In fact, the whole experience of this beer is very reminiscent of cream soda.

This is beer on training wheels. If you really like cream soda and are interested in getting into craft beer but could never handle those yucky beer-flavored beers, meet you new favorite beverage! As for me, though, I'd prefer to keep my pudding and beer separate from each other.

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2.2/5  rDev -36.6%

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2.23/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

medium/dark brown. Smells like a heath bar with alcohol. Taste kinda the same, not really to my liking. Tried it over ice cream, that was a bad idea, yuck got really bitter.

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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

500ml bottle. BB11/09/14. Poured an enticing bright, amber brown with frothy beige head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla and raisins. On tasting it, the most noticeable thing is how watery it is. An initial hit of molasses sweetness gives way to an unappealing hint of bitterness. Creamy texture but the body is oh, so light. I was hoping for something luscious and decadent (a bit like a sticky toffee pudding), instead I got a watery English Brown with some caramel essence. Not happy Jan.

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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

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