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:
#41,566
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
732
pDev:
15.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
232
Trade:
0
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Photo of Sabre311
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexW693
3.6/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stairyo
4.17/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeZ9654
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Desert!!

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Photo of Jack74
4.13/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stevethebeerman
2.52/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Ok as a one off. Novelty beer.

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Photo of FrancisM12
3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Avatar113
3.65/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gambyt20
1.85/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of KenProCo
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alucard
3.79/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Patrickt22
3.76/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Erockss
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueShepard19
3.72/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisCage
4.12/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Ok this one pours a clear dark copper color with tinges of brown, red and caramel coloration in the background. There seems to be plenty of robust carbonation floating to the top in fast form and the head takes on a sponge toffee like texture that could also be associated with soap film. Awesome lacing that just like the name of this suggests, is sticky and has a holding grip on the side of the glass! Well done!

S- There is huge amounts of sticky toffee pudding aromas, butterscotch, rum & butter, huge vanilla latte, brown sugar malt...not a whole lot else....it smells just like the actual dessert. No bitterness/dryness on the finish....full, robust and sweet sums it up!

T- Alright....the flavors follow the aromas rather well, but in a much more muted fashion, which I think is actually a good thing! Prominent flavors of brown sugar, caramel/toffee, syrup riddled bread, rum & butter, butterscotch....big vanilla flavors as well. The big difference is on the finish...no real hop bitterness, but in more of a true English Ale fashion, this finishes dry and clean, which balances all of the sweetness out

M/O- Lighter in body than I expected and the carbonation is aggressive, as it first looked. I quite like this and appreciate that it's not as sweet as I thought it would be...however...I don't think I'd have more than one of these in a sitting...definitely a nice dessert brew and I'd enjoy it again for sure....a unique take on a Brown Ale and well done...tastes like a beer version of the classic dessert!

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

Photo of Slack
2.84/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Brownish to amber and clear with maybe a ¼ inch of head.

Artificial aromas of butterscotch and toffee.

Taste is similar to the smell but the addition of hops makes it bittersweet.

Carbonation is lower and the body is medium.

A novelty beer that sounds better than it tastes.

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

Photo of dsshuck
3.46/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeschaefer
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bennybgood7
3.02/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Dark brown, small cream head
Strong toffee scent
Taste of toffee, not nearly as sweet as the nose
Light mouth feel and low carbonation
Unique

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Photo of Nomis
4.06/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of couchsitta
3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SPD656
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | 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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