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

Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding AleWells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale
BA SCORE
3.44/5
732 Ratings
Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding AleWells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale
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
Ranking:
#41,538
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
732
pDev:
15.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
232
Trade:
0
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Photo of pico_suarez
3.86/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madelf66
3.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kimbo_slice17
4.35/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice body with a beautiful caramel color. Not overwhelmingly sweet-with hints of butterscotch. Essence of caramel and hunts of banana with a tiny hop finish. Delicious-would drink more than one.

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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpenske
2.5/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HoodviewBrew
3.04/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

medium/dark brown. Smells sweet and of toffee like the name would suggest. I just don't think the flavor carries over into the beer that well. It instead takes like a thin brown ale. Not terrible, but great, either.

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Photo of Alphakitty
3.96/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateDyk47
4.3/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drank from 12 oz bottle. Very sweet. Delicious, but not sure if I'd want to have too many of these. I would definitely recommend trying it at least once though.

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Photo of ikidunot
3.81/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmist
4.37/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sticky Toffee Pudding Addle has a butterscotch pudding aroma and taste with a malty ending and very lightly carbonated mouthfeel. It's quite nice, though I think I like Wells' Banana Bread a little bit more.

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Photo of PatrickCairns
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porters4life
3.65/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Date is illegible.
Clear amber brown body with little foam.
Wells nailed the caramel, almost butterscotch, aroma and taste, however it has no body. It's disapointing. Sticky toffee and pudding all imply a thickness that is missing.

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Photo of windowside
2.9/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Buck89
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazel brown color, slightly hazy. Small light tan head with modest lacing. Big caramel and toffee on the nose. Taste followed suit, but was fairly bitter up front, with toffee notes but also coffee and burnt toast. Medium bodied and lightly carbed. Overall a pleasant beer and curiosity satisfied.

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Photo of Martine
3.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plumberman63
2.23/5  rDev -35.2%
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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Photo of jamesmk48
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gddgb
2.26/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Findadream
4.32/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IchLiebeBier
2.39/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance: dark copper body with small off-white head than dissipates quickly; some lacing on what's left

Smell: sweet candy smell of butterscotch and vanilla extract; interesting...more so for a pancake

Taste: just awful. I don't even know how to describe it. Maybe this one's oxidized or something. It just tastes like a weak beer with artificial flavors pumped in. I think I've had a soda that tastes a bit like this.

Mouthfeel: very thin

Remarks: got it just because. Won't buy it again. Was going to rate the taste lower, but it's not undrinkable.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.35/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

BB 08.04.16. Consumed 05.04.16.

A: Dark ruby coloring is nice, medium dense, with a thin, creamy walnut toned head that was slightly holding. Minimal icing with a whispy, weakly holding band. Carbonation factor was moderate.

S: Toffee and tapioca pudding aroma. Sweet glazed brown sugar and apple brown betty. Warm pie filling with hints of lemon meringue pie and a finish of fresh banana yeastiness, all of generally good strength.

T: The flavor was sweet as the nose, toffee-caramel, toasty sweet munich malting, and donut glaze. Brown sugar sweetness, dry chocolate and baked dough rounds things out.

M: The mouthful was adequate, perhaps the better point of the drink, nice feel, tingly and alive with a malty, syrupy depthness.

O: This is a sweet dessert style beer, where the packaging (bomber), seems a bit much to tackle by ones self. Multiples are not welcomed, but in more moderate sizes and as a dessert style beer by itself it proposes an interesting flavor and style. Unique for a try, gimmic, but wouldn't seek out a second time.

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Photo of beertraveler08
4.75/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.32/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wells Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale from Wells & Young's Ltd
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 732 ratings
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